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Class: Pivot Points

Class: Pivot Points

Made in Dagenham is an inspirational film, based upon real events in England in 1968. It depicts the struggles of Labor in its quest to achieve decent, living wages and some modicum of respect and dignity. At the center of the story is the plight of female sewing machinists in a Ford factory, who had been classified as unskilled in order to keep corporate costs down. They bravely went on strike, and helped change the face of labor laws for…

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Never Use An Apostrophe . . .

Never Use An Apostrophe . . .

. . . . when you type Finnegans Wake. I think with that little ditty as your guide, you can’t go wrong in anything you do or say. It must have been remarkable, to sit in on the (off the record) conversation between Djuna Barnes and James Joyce. The author of the masterpiece, Nightwood, and the author of A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man. I’m guessing there was more to it than the more famous meeting with…

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