(see also Trade Unionism)
On Queens Boulevard the Night Sean Bell's Killers Got Off. Judicial lenience in police brutality case. Counterpunch (4/28/08).
The Final Act of Abu Ghraib. Proceedings at farcical final trial of rank & file human rights abusers there. Mother Jones (3-4/08).
Was the Clinton Era Good for the Working Class? Ohio Primary Wil Tell. Nation (3/1/08).
What Giuliani's Sleazy Sex Life Tells Us About Him. Nation (12/18/07).
Trained to Harm: How the Military Abuses Its Own. Washington Spectator (5/110/07).
Killed by the U.S. Army. Investigates death of PFC Matthew Scarano at Ft. Sill, OK in March, 2006. Alternet (5/9/06).
Rainbow's Gravity. Retrospective view of Jesse Jackson's presidential campaigns in 1984 & 1988. Nation (7/26/04).
The New Unity Partnership: A Manifest Destiny for Labor. Counterpunch (10/6/03).
Labor in the Dawn of Empire. Speech to Hudson Mohawk May Day Festival, 2003.
Audacity on Trial. Black longshoremen confront corporate power in Charleston, S.C. Nation (8/14/01).
Executioner's Songs. Review essay on Scott Christianson, Condemned. Nation (3/9/00).
Jobs, Justice -- Joy. On Jobs with Justice & the potential for a mass movement against corporate power. Nation (3/4/99).
Union Time. Commentary on AFL-CIO convention in Pittsburgh. Nation (10/3/97).
On the Web: Specialized Sites
Wypijewski, JoAnn. "A boy's life: for Matthew Shepard's killers, what does it take to pass as a man?" Harper's (9/99).
__________. "Workless Blues," New Left Review 42 (11-12/06). Rust Belt unemployment; review essay on Louis Uchitelle, Disposable Americans: Studies from the Underbelly of the U.S. Economy.
In the Library: Non-Fiction Books
Kopkind, Andrew. The Thirty Years Wars: Dispatches & Diversions of a Radical Journalist, 1965-1994 (ed. JoAnn Wypijewski; NY: Norton, 1996).
Wypijewski, JoAnn (ed.) Painting by Numbers: Komar & Melamid's Scientific Guide to Art (NY: Farrar, Strauss & Giroux, 1997).
__________. Blue Skies & Broken Hearts: A Tour Across the Political Geography of Star Wars (NY: Norton, 2003).
In the Library: Fiction
In the Library: For Young Readers
In the Library: Poetry
Wypijewski, JoAnn. "Pounding Out a Drum Beat", New Left Review (3-4/99). Short poem on recent history & tribulations of Detroit.
In the Library: Drama
In the Library: Photography
Rogovin, Milton. Tryptichs: Buffalo's Lower West Side Revisited (text by JoAnn Wypijewski; NY: Norton, 1994).