An article by Arnaldo Testi, author of the forthcoming Capture the Flag: The Stars and Stripes in American History. When, on July 20, 1969, Apollo 11 astronauts Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin and Neil Armstrong raised the
From KPFA’s Against the Grain: Download program audio (mp3, 41.02 Mbytes) The era of stable, secure, steady work with one employer is over. According to Andrew Ross, author of the book Nice Work If You
Andrew Ross’s Nice Work If You Can Get It appears in the Briefly Noted section of this week’s New Yorker (June 29th). According to Ross, job insecurity became commonplace long before the current financial debacle.
Freedom’s Prophet: Bishop Richard Allen, the AME Church, and the Black Founding Fathers, winner of ForeWord’s Book of the Year Gold Award for Biography, was recently the subject of a long, in-depth review in The
Chronicle Weekly wrote up a brief tale from Susan Schweik’s The Ugly Laws: Disability in Public. Excerpt below, full story here. On patrol in Omaha in 1974, a police officer wanted to apprehend a homeless
Andrew Ross, Chair of NYU’s Department of Social and Cultural Analysis, is author of Nice Work If You Can Get It: Life and Labor in Precarious Times. Illustration courtesy of The Painter Of Pancakes. Susan