The Wharton School of Business vs. SF Hotel Workers

Posted June 26, 2009 by Marc Norton

At first blush, the Wharton School, based at the Ivy League University of Pennsylvania, does not seem likely to be a factor in San Francisco politics. But Wharton, founded in 1881, billing itself as the “world’s first collegiate business school,”
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Life in a Corporatized World

Posted June 25, 2009 by Randy Shaw

Since the post-WWII industrial boom, writers have sought to assess the impact of this development on people’s lives. In the 1950’s, David Riessman’s The Lonely Crowd, William Whyte’s The Organization Man, C. Wright Mills’ White Collar, and David Sloan’s novel,
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Church-Based Community Activist Francis M. DuBose, 1922-2009

Posted June 25, 2009 by Eric Smith

As a young pastor and seminary student in the 1950s, Francis DuBose was criticized by his affluent Houston church members for baptizing Latino and poor white workers. This transformational experience led him to accept a pastorship in Breckenridge, Texas. There
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