“Real” People’s History – Unions, War

One Man’s War: A Memoir of World War II

One Man's War: A Memoir of World War II

A compelling affirmation of General Sherman’s pronouncement that war is hell, this memoir gives a vivid picture of what it was like to be a foot soldier in the greatest conflict in human history.

It describes the final stages of this conflict as it raged from the Normandy beachhead across France and Germany to the River Elbe in 1944 and 1945.


Divided We Fall: The Story of the Paperworker’s Union and the Future of Labor

Divided We Fall: The Story of the Paperworker's Union and the Future of Labor

“An unflinching picture of workers fighting against overwhelming odds for justice in the workplace.

As Peter Kellman tells it in these pages, workers even have to fight to keep the knowledge of their own struggles alive.

This book is a milestone in preserving and sharing that knowledge.”


Pain on Their Faces: Testimonies on the Paper Mill Strike, Jay, Maine, 1987-1988

Pain on Their Faces: Testimonies on the Paper Mill Strike, Jay, Maine, 1987-1988

Pain on Their Faces is a moving account of an epic struggle by workers and their community against a powerful corporation – a strike by 1,250 workers against the International Paper Company in Jay, Maine, in 1987-88.

Over 40 testimonies by strikers and their supporters explain in their own words the significance of this struggle for themselves, their families, their community, and future generations.


Building Unions: Past, Present and Future

Building Unions: Past, Present and Future

Your union local or activist community group is doing good work against one corporate assault after another.

But your successes aren’t making the next campaigns easier.

Or challenging public officials who enable corporate usurpations.You’re itching to take action.


Voices of Hope in the Struggle to Save the Planet

Voices of Hope in the Struggle to Save the Planet

At the heart of the current global environmental crisis lie difficult moral choices, which are central to religion. This book explores the connections between faith and ecology, seeking to redefine and strengthen the bond between the two.

VOICES OF HOPE portrays the lives of individual women and men who are searching to give life a new or renewed vision of humans’ relationship to the earth, and describes actions to nurture and protect the environment launched by faith-based environmental groups.


The Blinded Eye: 500 Years of Christopher Columbus

The Blinded Eye: 500 Years of Christopher Columbus

The authors draw out a firm thread connecting Columbus’ attitude to the ‘natives’ he discovered with the attitudes of ‘developers’ today who continue to believe that ordinary people and villagers are inferior, ignorant, inefficient, undeveloped and superstitious.



The Vietnam War and Public Policy

The Vietnam War and Public Policy

The Development of U.S. policy on the Vietnam War is a study in public policy analysis.

To fully understand the how and why of our involvement in the Vietnam War, we must first understand the basics of public policy – how it is formed, altered and put into effect.