Biography of an Industrialist Britannica vers. 11 is typically first-rate, giving more incisive information than the online watered down version, but sometimes, as in the industrialist Henry Ford, they leave you wanting, wondering how they ignored him as he was reaching his height when they started the edition in 1908. Instead for a brief biography, we … Continue reading #347 Henry Ford, making America great
Wheelbarrow Splay. The two handles are the Uranus-Mars conjunction in the First House, a personal militancy towards all "others" while the other hand is the Saturn in the third -- his strong allegiance to the Brotherhood of Miners. An interesting note is his North Node in the Ninth House of Political Philosophy is exact the … Continue reading #576 God Bless America & John L. Lewis
History: Peter J. McGuire, the general secretary of the Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners and a cofounder of the American Federation of Labor, was the first person to suggest that special day to honor those "who from rude nature have delved and carved all the grandeur we behold, " sometime between Independence Day and Thanksgiving. … Continue reading Why Labor Day?