Category: W.E.B. DuBois

Taking The Knee

By Mickey Friedman October 16, 2017 My journey to rediscover the history, heart and soul of the Co-operative Movement led me back to native son, W. E. B. Du Bois. And how appropriate, because few can shed greater insight into…

Co-operation – Part Four

October 8, 2017 By Mickey Friedman In “Black Reconstruction,” W.E.B. Du Bois asks and answers: “What did it mean to be a slave? It is hard to imagine it today … One estimate is that the maintenance of a slave…

Co-operation – Part Three

September 20, 2017 By Mickey Friedman Home, and to the work of Great Barrington’s native son, W.E. B. Du Bois, and a chapter in the history of Co-operation that few appreciate. And, thankfully, in these days of Charlottesville and racism…

Stand Your Ground

August 4, 2013 By Mickey Friedman We seem to compensate for our lack of control over the large events of life with an almost pathological need to exercise the little power we do have making others miserable. Wife beaters, bullies,…