By Lorraine Berry 6 min read
Joe Hill, a powerful songwriter and member of the Industrial Workers of the World, was executed without a fair trial in the early 1900s. This is his story.
By Keith Rice 9 min read
The history of the labor movement in the U.S. was as controversial as it was complex. These ten Labor Day books illuminate the struggles within.
By Rose Nagle-Yndigoyen 5 min read
With the release of Jeffery Frank's Ike and Dick, we follow history's footsteps to discover other relationships defined more by circumstances than by choice. For throughout American history, unlikely pairs of all stripes have joined hands, and their squabbles, compromises and collaborations make for some colorful tales. Here are five tales of odd political unions that have made history.