Monday, March 28, 2011

Joe Bageant, 1946-2011

"March 27, 2011
Joe Bageant, 1946-2011

After a vibrant life, Joe Bageant died yesterday following a four-month struggle with cancer. He was 64. Joe is survived by his wife, Barbara, his three children, Timothy, Patrick and Elizabeth, and thousands of friends and admirers. He is also survived by his work and ideas.

According to Joe's wishes, he will be cremated. His family will hold a private memorial service."

"Acknowledged or not, it is also our national shame, this denial of the existence of class. Ultimately, it is denial of the one truth held common by every enlightened civilization existent:
We are our brother’s keeper."
Joe Bageant - From "Adam Smith Meet's Cousin Ronnie's Boy"

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