Labor Speaks through Song – Solidarity Forever
You thought there might be something different?Read more.
Today in Labor History – January 17th
Radical labor organizer and anarchist Lucy Parsons leads hunger march in Chicago – 1915 Wobbly (IWW) Ralph Chapin published theRead more.
Labor Speaks – Rebecca Gordon
Never forget, people DIED for the eight hour workday. — Rebecca GordonRead more.
Today in Labor History – January 16th
The United States Civil Service Commission was established as the Pendleton Act went into effect – 1883 Thousands of detaineesRead more.
Labor Speaks – Martin Luther King Jr.Read more.
Today in Labor History – January 15th
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was born on this date. King once said, “We look around every day and weRead more.
Labor Speaks – A Philip RandolphRead more.
Today in Labor History – January 14th
A Brooklyn trolley strike began on this date (lasting until Feb. 28). The militia was called out and martial lawRead more.
Labor Speaks – The 1874 Tompkins Square RiotRead more.
Today in Labor History – January 13th
The original Tompkins Square Riot occurred on this date. Unemployed workers were demonstrating in New York’s Tompkins Square Park, when mounted policeRead more.