Monday, 20 May 2013
Joe Bageant, a blue collar hero.
"Henry" used to comment on this blog quite a lot at one time and I will be forever grateful to him for introducing me to the writings of the late Joe Bageant. There is so much about the USA to be outraged at or merely sniffily disapproving of, that it's easy to overlook the "other" America. The America of wobblies, freedom riders, and the hard working hard drinking folk who the East Coast intelligentsia look down on with such disdain. It's an America that was captured wonderfully by Joe Bageant and the country was the poorer for his passing