In Wisconsin, Labor Day is more significant than ever

My step-dad explained to me what Labor Day as a national holiday was really meant to signify: the 8 hour day, safe working conditions and decent pay.


Spanish Civil War vet still struggling at 98

Interview with Del Berg who served in the famed Abraham Lincoln Brigade in the Spanish Civil War and is a long-time activist in the labor and peace movements.


The mailman wonders: Whose history are we taught?

It's funny what you don't learn in school. Funny is the wrong word. Actually it's quite sad.


Lincoln's fiery trial was America's too

Book review: Eric Foner's "The Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery."