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Book Review: The Hidden History Of The Supreme Court

The Hidden History of the Supreme Court and the Betrayal of America by Thom Hartmann is a quick but important read for partisan progressives who want to review the history of the Supreme Court. At 168 pages, the book takes … Continue reading

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'Sixteen Tons' Captures Coal Field Life

Sixteen Tons by Kevin Corley Hardball Press Reviewed by Mike Matejka Grand Prairie Union News, Bloomington, Illinois Posted with permission Coal miners were once referred to as the “shock troops of labor,” hardened union members who were often shot at … Continue reading

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Cesar Chavez's Unfinished Legacy- Organizing Farm Workers

Trampling Out the Vintage by Frank Bardacke (Verso) A Union of Their Dreams by Miriam Pawel (Bloomsbury Press) A Book Review by Mike Matejka, Grand Prairie Union News, Bloomington, Ill. Across the U.S. are schools and parks named for Latino … Continue reading

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