When It First Appeared In Hardcover, Which Side Are You On Received Widespread Critical Accolades, And Was Nominated For A National Book Critics Circle Award For Nonfiction In This New Paperback Edition, Thomas Geoghegan Has Updated His Eloquent Plea For The Relevance Of Organized Labor In America With An Afterword Covering The Labor Movement Through The 1990s A Funny, Sharp, Unsentimental Career Memoir, Which Side Are You On Pairs A Compelling History Of The Rise And Near Fall Of Labor In The United States With An Idealist S Disgruntled Exercise In Self Evaluation Writing With The Honesty Of An Embattled Veteran Still Hoping For The Best, Geoghegan Offers An Entertaining, Accessible, And Literary Introduction To The Labor Movement, As Well As An Indispensable Touchstone For Anyone Whose Hopes Have Run Up Against The Unaccommodating Facts On The Ground Wry And Inspiring, Which Side Are You On Is The Ideal Book For Anyone Who Has Ever Woken Up And Realized, You Must Change Your Life.
Thomas Geoghegan received national attention when he ran as a progressive candidate for Rahm Emanuels congressional seat in 2009 and was endorsed by Barbara Ehrenreich, James Fallows, Thomas Frank, James K Galbraith, Hendrik Hertzberg, Alex Kotlowitz, Sara Paretsky, Rick Perlstein, Katha Pollitt, David Sirota, Garry Wills, and Naomi Wolf, among others He is a practicing attorney and the author of several books, including Which Side Are You On , which was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award and received a special citation from the PEN Martha Albrand Award judges, In Americas Court, and See You in Court Geoghegan has written for The Nation, the New York Times, and Harpers He lives in Chicago.
- 355 pages
- Which Side Are You On?: Trying to Be for Labor When It's Flat on Its Back
- Thomas Geoghegan
- 08 August 2019 Thomas Geoghegan