Tag Archives: Voting Rights Act

The Poisoned Chalice

Context is important. It could be that the events of October 1973 changed everything in America forever – because that Oil Embargo ruined our automobile industry, which in turn ruined things for all labor unions, which in turn ruined things … Continue reading

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White-Out

It’s best to come of age when then nation is coming of age too, but that’s a crap-shoot – you don’t get to choose when you were born. It’s just that coming of age in the sixties was, as they … Continue reading

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