History of the Working Class

Today in Labor History – January 4th
Angered by increasing farm foreclosures, members of Iowa’s Farmers Holiday Association threaten to lynch banking representatives and law officials who
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Labor Speaks through Song – A Working Class Hero
A quick look at YouTube shows dozens of versions of this John Lennon Classic. It may have been covered as
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Today in Labor History – January 3rd
The ship Thetis arrives in Hawaii with 175 Chinese field workers bound to serve for five years at $3 per
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Labor Speaks through Song – The Sago Mine Disaster
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Today in Labor History – January 2nd
A conference of 23 industrial unionists met in Chicago and issued a manifesto calling for an industrial Union Congress to be held
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Powell’s Book Store is Here
Ok, it took a little while, but you can now show your support for Voices of Labor by buying a
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Labor Speaks – Michael Quill Debates in favor of Public Worker’s Right to Strike
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Labor Speaks – Woody Guthrie
I found this on another Blog I visit and thought it would fit in perfect at Voices of Labor. This
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Today in Labor History – January 1st
Women weavers form union, Fall River, Mass – 1875 John L. Lewis is elected president of the United Mine Workers.
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Happy New Year from Voices of Labor
OK, not quite Union related but if your going out tonight you will hear a bad version of this song.
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