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Living And Dying On The Factory Floor

By PM Press

"David Ranney's vivid memoir describes his work experiences between 1976 and 1982 in the factories of Southeast Chicago and Northwest Indiana."


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Posted on February 21, 2019

History Club

A People's History Of Thanksgiving

Where Is The Gold?
With fifty men we could subjugate them all and make them do whatever we want.
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Posted on November 28, 2013
Chicago Blog Review

Chicago Blog Review: Fruit Slinger

A welcome blast of summer-friendly food porn on a daily basis.
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Posted on August 6, 2009

The Gospel according to Wild Indigo

By SIU Press
A timeless and beguiling feast of language that fuses together history, memory, and family.

Posted on February 20, 2019

Story Club South Side Presents Close-Knit

By The South Side Story Club
In the frosty cold of Chicago's ice-hell, let's hear stories about how people got close, were always close, or just how to crochet a really good sweater.

Posted on February 12, 2019

Rhetoric And Demagoguery

By SIU Press
In a culture of profit-driven media, demagoguery is a savvy short-term rhetorical strategy.

Posted on January 25, 2019

How Central American Migrants Helped Revive The U.S. Labor Movement

By Elizabeth Oglesby/The Conversation
For one, Guatemalan and Salvadoran immigrants have helped expand the U.S. labor movement, organizing far-reaching workers rights' campaigns in migrant-dominated industries that mainstream unions had thought to be untouchable.

Posted on January 21, 2019

Here's A 2000 Interview With The Former Owner Of Myopic

By Len Davis/YouTube
Joseph Judd talks about bookstore life, his changing neighborhood, the emergence of online book sellers, and much more.

Posted on January 8, 2019

I Survived . . .

. . . Amazon's Algorithms
. . . every disaster book in stock.

Posted on December 29, 2018

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POLITICS - The Political Odds UPDATED.
SPORTS - TrackNotes: Prep Walk.

BOOKS - The Gospel according to Wild Indigo.

PEOPLE PLACES & THINGS - Chicago's Wild Things Conference.

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