Opinion

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Celebrating Spanish Civil War veteran and lifelong activist Delmer Berg

The life of the last surviving member of the Lincoln Brigade was celebrated May 21 by friends and family.

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Delmer Berg, last of the Lincoln Brigade vets, dies at 100

The Lincoln Brigade was 2,800 men and women, African-American, Latino and white, who volunteered to defend Spain's elected government from Franco and his fascists.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Lincoln's fiery trial was America's too

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