“The Greatest Song Ever Written About America”

I honestly don’t know how many versions of “This Land is Your Land” are on my computer.  I have about a dozen versions on my tablet that I listen to in heavy rotation.  If I had my way it would be the USA National Anthem.  I love Springsteen’s statement in this video and agree 100% […]

Is This Land Made For You And Me?

While making a playlist on my tablet, I realized that I had five different versions of Woody Guthrie’s “This Land” on it.  I was not really very surprised by this as it is one of my all time favorite songs and I have several more versions on my computer.  I first remember learning to sing […]

“One of the bleakest and blackest episodes of American labor history”

April 20th, 2014, is the 100th anniversary of the Ludlow massacre, which historian Wallace Stegenr described as “One of the bleakest and blackest episodes of American labor history.”  The massacre claimed the lives of between 19 and 26 people, two of whom were women and 11 of whom were children who were burned/asphyxiated when the […]