Opinion

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Today in labor history: Swaziland gains independence

Swaziland officially became independent from its former colonial ruler, the United Kingdom.

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Progressive cinema: “The Story of Film: An Odyssey”

Cousins is a brilliant scholar with allegiance to working people, who are represented with respect throughout the entire series.

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Left on the bookshelf: "Vision and Communism"

Students of art and anthropology, as well as Soviet history, would find this book to be a valuable addition to their personal library.

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Movies you might have missed: “Fateless”

The capitalist industrialists of Nazi Germany were instrumental in the political rise and installation of Adolph Hitler as master of Germany.

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Today in history: Uprising at Nazi death camp

On this date in 1943, prisoners at the Treblinka extermination camp in German-occupied Poland rebelled against Nazi guards.

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Today in labor history: remembering Frank Little and more

Wobblie organizer Frank Little is dragged by six masked men from his hotel room and hung from the Milwaukee Railroad trestle.

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Houston celebrates birth of The Liberator – Simon Bolivar

Almost 200 progressives here celebrated South American liberator Simon Bolivar's birthday, July 24.

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Today in history: End of military segregation

On this day in 1948, President Harry Truman ordered the desegregation of the United States armed forces.

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Living history in “Anne Braden: Southern Patriot”

I thought I knew about legendary civil rights activists Carl and Anne Braden before I saw this documentary. I was very wrong.

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