The guest this week is the author and historian Jefferson Cowie and we discuss his book Staying Alive, the 1970s and the last days of the working class.
I want to mention the mass movement to depose Hosni Mubarak in order to clearly state my support for the people of Egypt. There are those on both sides of the political spectrum, left and right, who simply can't imagine that oppressed people might organize collectively to change their circumstances...Yes we might, and yes we can.
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