Come on down to the Red Rooster on Wednesday 5/24 for an evening of great food and lively honky-tonk with Nate Gibson & the Stardazers. The band will entertain with […]
The Past Isn’t Past: 1965 US Invasion of the Dominican Republic
April 28th is the anniversary of the US invasion of the Dominican Republic in 1965. Initially four hundred Marines landed, but that eventually became forty-two thousand, supposedly to protect American lives, […]
The Past Isn’t Past: Stockyard Workers Win 8-hour Workday
March 30th is the anniversary of the day in 1918 when Chicago stockyard workers won the eight hour work day. Victory was won by determined effort, but there were unique […]
The Past Isn’t Past: First ACT-UP Demonstration, Wall Street, 19...
March 24th is the anniversary of the first AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power (ACT UP) demonstration on Wall Street-the world’s financial center. Their target: Big pharma profiteering from the AIDS pandemic. […]
The Past Isn’t Past: Mutiny on the SS Columbia Eagle (Vietnam Wa...
March 14th is the anniversary of the 1970 mutiny of the SS Columbia Eagle. Two men, civilian merchant marines, seized their ship with a cargo of napalm and ordered it […]
The Past Isn’t Past: 1737 Birth of Thomas Paine, American Revolu...
January 29th is the anniversary of the birth of Thomas Paine in 1737 in England. Paine wrote the influential pamphlet, Common Sense, during the American Revolutionary War. Image: Portrait of Thomas Paine By Laurent […]