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How the Fight for a $15 Minimum Wage Became a Reality

David Rolf, author of Fight for Fifteen, discusses how a $15 minimum wage passed easily in Seattle, and how its within reach for the rest of America.


Marion Cotillard Delivers Again in 'Two Days, One Night'

There are few pleasures in contemporary cinema comparable to those of watching Marion Cotillard - and her latest work is proof positive.


This Week in History: The Mysterious Disappearance of Jimmy Hoffa

July 30 1975 - Jimmy Hoffa, America's poster-child of Teamsterdom in the 1960s and '70s, mysteriously disappeared in a Detroit parking lot after reportedly meeting up with two mafia leaders. His body would never be seen again.


This Woman’s Work: Dirt, Strength, and Inspiration on the Trail

Sometimes it seems as though world is held up by pairs of opposites: mind and body, good and evil, subject and object, male and female. Eastern philosophies from Vedanta to Buddhism teach that in fusing these dualities, there is a release of creative energy. Christine Byl’s new book Dirt Work illustrates that abstract theory by grounding the reader with concrete stories of her merging of masculine and feminine characteristics working on trail crews in Montana's Glacier National Park and Alaska's Denali National Park over fifteen years.