Mr Bib enjoys, appreciates, tries to live up to the gift--not to mention its responsibilities--of a forum featuring his interpretations, recommendations, critiques of books. It's discouraging, if perhaps not unexpected, to find readers who either don't understand or don't get it. Don't like my rheto ... More >>
The South Bay town of San Pedro is more than just Ports O'Call, messy shrimp, and tasty garlic bread. The place where 'the ghetto meets the sea' is also, more importantly, home to some of Southern California's most radical labor history dating back to the early 20th century. Famed rebel crooner J ... More >>
Tom Morello was in Anaheim on Thursday appearing at the Orange County Labor Federation's 12th Annual Solidarity Leadership Award Dinner. The guitar virtuoso for Rage Against the Machine was on hand to receive the organization's "Lifetime Achievement Award." Morello and his rebel jams are no stranger ... More >>
In Wisconsin, a bill stripping public unions of most collective bargaining rights awaits the signature of Republican Governor Scott Walker. It's the latest phase in an ongoing legislative saga that intensified a month ago when all 14 Democratic state Senators fled to Illinois to prevent quorum on ... More >>
'Anyone who needs to ask why people dance to Los Tigres del Norte has no soul or is a gabacho'
Wonder why Orange County trembles whenever its Mexicans protest? Welcome to the Citrus War of 1936, the most important event in Orange County history youve never heard of