Mother Jones, the Walking Wrath of God

   Mother Jones, the Walking Wrath of God Contribution by Professor Elliot J. Gorn, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA and biographer of Mother Jones, speaking at the inaugural Mother Jones festival, Cork City, Ireland, 1st August 2012. “There broke out a storm of applause which swelled into a tumult as a little woman came … Continue reading Mother Jones, the Walking Wrath of God

Marat Moore’s inspiring address to Cork Mother Jones Festival

Cork’s Gift to American Labor: Thoughts on the Extraordinary Life of Mary Harris Jones This is a revised and longer version of the inaugural lecture given by Marat Moore at the Mother Jones festival on August 1, 2012, at the Firkin Crane Center, Shandon, Cork.   Go raibh maith agat. Thank you, Ger.  This festival … Continue reading Marat Moore’s inspiring address to Cork Mother Jones Festival

Our guest speakers – Professor Elliott J. Gorn

As we come nearer to the date for the Cork Mother Jones Festival we would like to take an opportunity to introduce you to some of our guest contributors, starting with Professor Elliot J. Gorn. Elliott Gorn is Professor of American Civilisation and History at Brown University. He specializes in the social and cultural history … Continue reading Our guest speakers – Professor Elliott J. Gorn