Philip Taft Labor History Award

Philip Taft Labor History Award

  “The Taft Labor History Prize Committee, made up of Ileen DeVault, Jeff Cowie, Thavolia Glymph, Laurie Green, and Seth Rockman is   pleased to announce the winners of the 2013 prize for the best books in labor and working-class history published in 2012.  The...
Gilbert Padilla

Gilbert Padilla

Gilbert Padilla is a former member of the Community Service Organization that moved to the Central Valley with Cesar Chavez in 1962 to begin the National Farm Workers Association.  He is also the primary inspiration for my book, From the Jaws of Victory.  I began my...
About

About

If you have read any of my books or articles, or heard me speak on the radio or in a lecture, you know that I am obsessed with two things:  where our food comes from and how the people involved in its production were treated.  My fascination with this topic comes from...
Critical Responses and Resources

Critical Responses and Resources

This section hosts some of the public responses to my most recent book, From the Jaws of Victory.   I include my response to some critics and an article I published in the Los Angeles Times that has drawn critical response.  I have also added links to a portion of the...

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