Does Manifest Destiny Apply to the Moon?

July 13, 2009 nyupressblog 1

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

The Precarious Employment Podcast

July 9, 2009 nyupressblog 0

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

A Nice New Yorker If You Can Get It

June 22, 2009 nyupressblog 0

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 Award-Winning Prophet

June 8, 2009 nyupressblog 0

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

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