The Nation’s 150th Anniversary Special Issue features a good summary of Tom’s latest book, Only One Thing Can Save Us: Why America Needs a New Kind of Labor Movement. You can read the summary at the Nation’s website, or buy the book at Amazon.com, Indiebound, or directly from the publisher.
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The Atlantic recently published a piece by Kim Phillips-Fein of New York University that discusses the decline of the American labor movement and reviews some solutions, including those proposed by Tom Geoghegan of Despres, Schwartz & Geoghegan, Ltd. in his new book, Only One Thing Can Save Us. The whole piece is available on the […]
Join Tom at the Evanston Public Library on April 8th at 7pm for a book reading and signing of “Only One Thing Can Save Us: Why America Needs A New Kind of Labor Movement.” The library is located at 1703 Orrington Avenue in Evanston, Illinois. Visit the Evanston Public Library website for complete details.
President Obama has proposed a new rating system for the country’s increasingly expensive colleges and universities to measure “who’s offering the best value, so students and taxpayers get a bigger bang for their buck.” The metrics he has in mind include: “How well do those graduates do in the workforce?” In his recent article, Tom Geoghegan […]
In a piece recently published by Politico Magazine, Thomas Geoghegan pitches his idea for a lawsuit that President Obama could bring against the Republicans in order to undo their extreme gerrymandering of congressional maps in key states: So House Speaker John Boehner wants to sue President Barack Obama for his executive orders? Good. Let him. […]
“When this November we elect the people to lead our country, maybe 40 percent or even fewer will go to vote. Is it too late to stop this disgrace?” In this piece on BloombergView, Tom Geoghegan proposes some solutions to low voter turnout.
For one of the country’s greatest orators, Martin Luther King Jr. rarely gets his say on labor. It’s as if some keepers of his flame don’t want to hear him say that we are not free at last until labor can check capital. Yet even they must know, if only dimly, that the March on […]