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One hundred and twenty-nine years ago today, history was made at the Haymarket Square in Chicago, Illinois. This piece of history was so critically important to the lives of working men and ...
by thanatokephaloides
Comment Count 59 comments on Sun May 03, 2015 at 03:00 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
The president honored Dylan with the nation™s highest civilian honor, the Presidential Medal of Freedom on May 29, 2012. I am pleased. He had a tremendous influence on my life. His debut ...
by don mikulecky
Comment Count 26 comments on Wed May 21, 2014 at 07:30 PM PDT with 22 Recommends
♥Solidarity♥ New Yorkers Against Fracking -New York State Energy Research and Development Authority, released a draft of its New York State Energy Plan. NY State Energy Plan Public Comment ...
by rebel ga
Comment Count 3 comments on Fri May 02, 2014 at 05:00 PM PDT with 13 Recommends
On this Helen Keller Day , the 133rd anniversary of her birth, I give you this brief look at her life, taken from some of her writings and speeches. (First published at The Paragraph , 2006-02-12.) ...
by hungeski
Comment Count 8 comments on Thu Jun 27, 2013 at 03:00 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
One Struggle , an "€œanti-capitalist" group focusing on social justice / labor issues holds monthly Open Mike nights to raise funds for their publication; the events are held monthly (every ...
by Independent Musings
Comment Count 7 comments on Wed Jan 02, 2013 at 02:18 PM PST with 3 Recommends
We may glimpse 37 minutes of Citizens United in action thanks, apparently, to a daring food service worker in Florida who hid a camera behind $50,000 a plate asparagus.
by Richard Myers
Comment Count 23 comments on Thu Sep 20, 2012 at 02:03 PM PDT with 53 Recommends
It was Christmas in June when this arrived in my mail box: The Big Red Songbook 250-plus IWW Songs! Editors: Archie Green, David Roediger, Franklin Rosemont, & Salvatore Salerno Charles H Kerr ...
by JayRaye
Comment Count 29 comments on Fri Jul 27, 2012 at 09:20 AM PDT with 13 Recommends
Greetings, brothers and sisters, and welcome to our Labor Film Fest. (Okay, it's only one film, and a pretty short one at that. Feel free to add links to more in the comments, especially if anyone ...
by Crashing Vor
Comment Count 20 comments on Sat Sep 03, 2011 at 04:39 AM PDT with 23 Recommends
Today about 200 workers at ten Minneapolis-area Jimmy John's sandwich shops will vote on joining the Industrial Workers of the World and creating the first fast-food union in the United States. The ...
by daveUSA
Comment Count 12 comments on Fri Oct 22, 2010 at 12:02 PM PDT with 21 Recommends
LaFeminista posted a good diary about unions recently, and reading the diary and comments reminded me that despite my avid pro-union ...
by norwood
Comment Count 39 comments on Mon Jul 19, 2010 at 10:12 PM PDT with 32 Recommends
Yesterday was the anniversary of an event that happened in my corner of the world, from the history of the IWW (Industrial Workers of the World, but often called “the Wobblies”). On ...
by Dbug
Comment Count 14 comments on Fri Nov 06, 2009 at 08:14 PM PST with 24 Recommends
"Never be afraid to fight for what you believe in". Isn't that just what a grandpa would say to his grandchildren. My Grandfather often told me about his father, my Great Grandfather. He was ...
by BigAlinWashSt
Comment Count 45 comments on Fri Dec 12, 2008 at 07:26 PM PST with 38 Recommends
cross posted from The Dream ...
by davidseth
Comment Count 20 comments on Mon May 26, 2008 at 09:04 AM PDT with 28 Recommends
At a time when working people are being overwhelmed by economic circumstances and the current labor leaders are falling all over themselves to support one or another Democratic Party candidate it is ...
by markin
Comment Count 1 comments on Mon Mar 03, 2008 at 07:41 AM PST with 1 Recommend
by davidseth
Comment Count 154 comments on Tue Jan 22, 2008 at 12:36 PM PST with 30 Recommends