Louisiana cuts state funds to libraries. Will your state be next?
(This is written by an American expat who is a librarian living in the European Union, where libraries are far better publicly ...
The Great Philadelphia Textile Strike of 1903
The Central Textile Workers Union of Philadelphia held a meeting the evening of May 27, 1903. A vote was taken and a general strike call was issued. ...
(Written by an U.S. citizen expat living in Germany)
The mainstream German magazine Der Spiegel, English language edition (which is the equivalent of Time magazine in Europe) published a photo ...
(This is poligirl writing on behalf of Voices on the Square , with my apologies to Thomas Jefferson)
When in the course of human events it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political ...
I have to admit, I was surprised to be notified that Historian Rick Perlstein of Nixonland fame, devoted an entire column in the Nation to two tweets replying to him; one from myself and one from ...
(Originally posted at Voices on the Square )
I'm so pissed i could spit, so consider this rant my virtual spitting.
I don’t care if the president is a registered Democrat - I'm not gonna play ...
My inital reaction to the loss of Aaron Swartz can be summed up in this quote from the Electronic Frontier Foundation :
While his methods were provocative, the goal that ...
Badabing, passed away on December 3rd, 2012, and when I heard the news of her passing, I couldn’t believe she was gone. That fiery voice, who railed against economic injustice, the growing gap ...
Cross posted at Voices on the Square and The Stars Hollow Gazette
And when one make excuses for chained CPI without doing any research because they'll blindly follow whatever a politician proposes ...
I have had a really rough time of things lately. After straightening out my life over the past year and a half, I lost my job last week, and I also lost my lodging. The former is through no fault of ...