Sunday, February 04, 2007

Book Meme

Gwyn tagged me. Here's what I have to do:

1. Grab the book closest to you.
2. Open to page 123, look down to the 5th sentence.
3. Post the text of the next 3 sentences on your blog.
4. Include the title and the author's name.
5. Tag 3 people

So, given the fact that the book that's closest to me doesn't have 5 sentences on page 123, (it has 2-and-a-half, and then the notes start) I have to cheat. I can either pick up another book or go with what is on page 123 of this one. I think I'll do the latter.
[The United Labor Unions gained a] stronger national network to support their organizing as well as an entry into a union movement that they hoped to influence in a progressive direction.

Many of the organizers who had loitered at subway stops and laundromats, waiting for home health care workers, would make their way into the ranks of the AFL-CIO reformers, bringing with them their new appreciation for community-based organizing tactics. They were but one stream of social justice unionists who increasingly pushed a hesitant trade union movement toward a renewed commitment to act for all workers, organized or not.
Vanessa Tait, Poor Workers' Unions: Rebuilding Labor From Below, (Cambridge, MA: South End Press, 2005): 123.

Update: Forgot to tag three people. I tag Julie, justme, and WWWMama (if y'all haven't done it).

1 comment:

Gwyneth Bolton said...

Yay! You did it! :-) Sounds like a good book. I love South End Press. I'll have to check this out.

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