On Memorial Day, 1937 thousands of steelworkers marched on Republic Steel in Chicago, demanding union recognition.
This is a thorough and objective account of American labor history from its beginnings to recent times.
A film has been made dramatizing the dubious Unmanned Aerial Vehicle program and the controversies surrounding it.
Few American literary figures have received as much critical analysis as Walt Whitman.
Mary Helen Washington's book is a welcomed addition to the history of the period, especially its impact on African Americans.
While this book isn't a history of Nazi Germany or of the GDR, it does provide a historical glimpse into both societies.
Carmen Boullosa has done us a great service, and provided us a marvelously good read.
History is a curious thing, full of drama, intrigue, plot twists, misadventures. Howard "Stretch" Johnson's memoir is similarly curious.
There's no shortage of creativity out there. It's simply a matter of whether it's being repressed. And it is - in the interest of profit. Another effect of capitalism.
The holidays are upon us in earnest. It's an ideal time to put down the smartphone or iPad and curl up with a good book.