January 11, 2014 I first met Tim Costello in New York around 1969. A small group of us were holding meetings to start the magazine Root & Branch. Most of us had been influenced in one way or another by Paul Mattick, a German-born machinist and writer who for many decades had been the leading… Read More »
July 30, 2010 I learned last evening that my union brother Tim has died. We worked together at Metropolitan Petroleum in Chelsea until he was fired for trying to end that employer’s acting as an ally to BU, in the face of a strike by BU workers in April 1979. Tim was active in… Read More »
May 1, 2010 Most of you know my brother, Tim, as a writer, trucker, fisherman, political activist, neighbor, and friend. You probably don’t know much about his childhood and early years, so I will talk briefly about our parents, growing up in Boston and Dedham, and some early experiences that shaped Tim’s thinking about… Read More »
February 3, 2010 Posted a piece on Tim and his last briefing paper at Dailykos, Bluemassgroup, and Eurotrib. Hope it introduces more people to his work.