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Re-Re-Writing History: The "Myth" of Helen Keller (just sayin')

Last week I wrote about Laura Bridgman, who it turns out was the first deaf and blind person to be successfully educated, not Helen Keller.  1,462 more words

Helen Keller

Eugene V. Debs: Death Of A Working Class Hero

Eugene V. Debs passed away on this day, October 20, in 1926.

Debs was a working man who advocated and fought for the rights of working men, women, children, and their families. 72 more words


Lending a Hand

How Social Services Provide the Mechanism to Help our Fellow Citizens

Did you see the news article from Australia where commuters spontaneously joined together to tilt the train so that a man could free his leg wedged in the gap? 509 more words

Social Justice

Monday Morning Music - Happy Labor Day!

It’s another Labor Day here in the U.S. The workers actually had a bit of a victory in Massachusetts recently with the whole Market Basket thing… 198 more words


Introducing Fellow Worker Tom Barker

Tom Barker

“Are you going to share this material with your fellow workers?” the Wobbly behind the IWW table asked me, sternly. I was at the Melbourne Anarchist Bookfair. 761 more words

Oral History