History of the Working Class

Labor Movie Night – Battle in Seattle
There is both good and bad in this as far as the story going. But why not celebrate the re-birth
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Today in Labor History – November 29th
Retail workers at Boston Stores in Milwaukee launched a strike at the beginning of the Christmas rush. The strike was
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Labor Speaks – Labor History Pt 2
We have a lot to be thankful for when we look back at the sacrifices others made to give us
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Today in Labor History – November 28th
Happy Thanksgiving from Voices of Labor William Sylvus, founder of the National Labor Union, born – 1828 The International Brotherhood
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Labor Speaks through Song – Pins and Needles
I bet you did not know that Barbara Streisand was in a production of Pins and Needles.
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Today in Labor History – November 27th
1,200 workers sit down at Midland Steel, forcing recognition of the United Auto Workers, Detroit – 1936 The pro-labor musical
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Labor Speaks – Rose Schneiderman on the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire
I would be a traitor to those poor burned bodies, if I were to come here to talk good fellowship.
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Today in Labor History – November 26th
Four months before the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire, a sweatshop in Newark, New Jersey, catches fire, killing more than two
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Labor Speaks – Labor History Pt 1
This is a great 4 part series on Labor History. While it’s primary subject is US Labor history, the video
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Today in Labor History – November 25th
Some 10,000 New Orleans workers, black and white, participate in a solidarity parade of unions comprising the Central Trades and
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