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The Contender: Richard Nixon, The Congress Years 4

In my latest reading of The Contender: Richard Nixon, The Congress Years, 1946-1952, Irwin Gellman talked about Congressman Richard Nixon’s support for Taft-Hartley and his service on the House Committee on Un-American Activities. On page 104, Gellner sums up the Taft-Hartley … Continue reading

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The Contender: Richard Nixon, The Congress Years 2

My latest reading of Irwin Gellman’s The Contender: Richard Nixon, the Congress Years, 1946-1952 was about Richard Nixon’s 1946 campaign against Democratic congressman Jerry Voorhis for Voorhis’ congressional seat.  My post tomorrow will look at the narratives about the campaign … Continue reading

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Robert Reich’s I’ll Be Short 2: Solutions and Counter-productive Consequences

In my latest reading of I’ll Be Short: Essentials for a Decent Working Society, Robert Reich essentially addresses the issue of whether doing the right thing would have counter-productive consequences for businesses and workers.  You hear from a number of … Continue reading

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Robert Reich’s I’ll Be Short 1

I started Robert Reich’s 2002 book, I’ll Be Short: Essentials for a Decent Working Society.  This book was published in the year that Reich was running for Governor of Massachusetts, as a Democrat.  But Reich did not gain the Democratic … Continue reading

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