Friends remember a larger-than-life hero
The beer is cheap, the lineup insanely awesome. What more could you ask for?
On Tuesday, March 29 on the IUPUI campus, Labor Studies and West European Studies will co-sponsor a panel discussion featuring Tom Geoghegan, a Chicago labor lawyer and author of many books, including his latest: Were You Born on the Wrong Continent? How the European Model Can Help You Get a Life. Tom will be joined [...]
As you can imagine, tonight’s event is canceled due to inclement weather. We’ll let you know when it is rescheduled.
Tom will present a lecture titled “We’re Deep in Debt – What Would Keynes Do?” as part of the East-West Perspectives lecture series on Tue., Jan. 18, 2011 in the Fourth Floor Auditorium at East-West University, 816 S. Michigan Ave., in Chicago. The event begins with a reception at 6:30 p.m. followed by the lecture at 7:00 p.m. Admission is free, and the event is open to the public.
“One of the most important issues, questions, achievements that has come out of Germany is labor.”
Tom Geoghegan, author of the new book Were You Born on the Wrong Continent?: How the European Model Can Help Get You a Life, stopped by The Interview Show, hosted by Mark Bazer at The Hideout, in Chicago, to discuss the book, the wonders of Berlin today and more.
A great time at the Hideout last Friday. Although many presumably were there to see Rhymefest, one has to believe some of you were there to find out whether you really were you born on the wrong continent. Thanks to all who attended, bought books and stopped by to chat. For those who want to [...]
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On Tom’s Bookshelf
Barbara Ehrenreich - Blood Rites: Origins and History of the Passions of War
Jefferson Cowie - Stayin' Alive: The 1970s and the Last Days of the Working Class
Simon Johnson and James Kwak - Thirteen Bankers
Richard Rorty - Philosophy and the Mirror of Nature
Olivia Manning - Fortunes of War: the Balkan Trilogy