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July 31, 2008

Thomas Geoghegan

If you don't know about Thomas Geoghegan, you're missing out. He's a labor lawyer who's been fighting extremely important fights for decades, and also a writer who takes progressive politics and performs the difficult feat of making it highly entertaining. His 1992 book Which Side Are You On? Trying to Be For Labor When It's Flat on Its Back had a big, big influence on how I see the world when I read it long ago.

But don't take my word for it. Ask:

Kathy G

David Sirota

Rick Perlstein, who explains why and how Geoghegan should be America's next Secretary of Labor.

—Jonathan Schwarz

Posted at July 31, 2008 05:02 PM

VOTE DIGBY-CLARK-2008---VOTE THE INTERNET they'll be needing a GOOD Sectetary of Labor.

Posted by: Mike Meyer at July 31, 2008 08:05 PM

Everybody who presumes to call themselves "progressive" should be required to read that book....and his others.

Besides, the guy writes well. What more can you ask?

Posted by: bobbyp at July 31, 2008 09:26 PM

Yeah, it is a great book.

Posted by: Seth at August 1, 2008 10:21 AM