Author David Cogswell Discusses "Unions for Beginners"
Wednesday, January 16, 2013 from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM (EST)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Local author David Cogswell will be at the library to discuss his newly released book “Unions for Beginners”, an illustrated guide to the history of unions and the labor movement, the principles underlying union organizing, the decline of unions in the shadow of the rising corporate state, and the resurgence in the 21st century of union activism. David will discuss his new book and read samples. Refreshments will be served.
David Cogswell is a writer based in Hoboken N.J., who has written thousands of articles on travel, business, politics and the arts for various publications, including The Hoboken Reporter, The Hudson Current, the Jersey Journal, Travel Weekly, Fortune.com, Downtown, Travelpulse.com, Indymedia.org and Democratic Underground.
He is the author of four books, including Chomsky For Beginners, Existentialism For Beginners, Zinn For Beginners and Unions For Beginners, and has contributed sections to other books, including Fortunate Son, The Making of an American President, by J.H. Hatfield; Ambushed: The Hidden History of the Bush Family by Toby Rogers; and America’s Autopsy Report, by John Kaminski.
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