History of the Working Class

Labor History Book Choice for November
I really hate to pick a book based on a grand total of three votes, so I’m asking folks to
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Labor Speaks – Mother Jones
    “I am directly opposed to it myself, but if it is a question of strike or you go
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Today in Labor History – November 3rd
California “Workingman’s Party” orator Dennis Kearney was arrested and jailed for two weeks for “incendiary speeches.” – 1887 Striking milk
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Labor History through Song – Bonus Video – Sixteen Tons
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Labor Speaks – IWW Free Speech Campaigns
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Today in Labor History – November 2nd
The I.W.W. (Industrial Workers of the World) free-speech fight in Spokane, Washington began on this date. Local organizer James P. Thompson
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Labor Speaks – John L Lewis
“Let the workers organize. Let the toilers assemble. Let their crystallized voice proclaim their injustices and demand their privileges. Let
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Today in Labor History – November 1st
Workers in Philadelphia organize a successful general strike for a 10-hour workday. Three hundred armed Irish longshoremen marched through the
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Labor Speaks – Voices of the Working Class
A look at Seattle during the Great Depression
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Today in Labor History – October 31st
Tennessee sends in leased convict laborers to break a coal miners strike in Anderson County. The miners revolted, burned the
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