History of the Working Class

Today in Labor History – October 5th
A strike by set decorators turns into a bloody riot at the gates of Warner Brothers Studios in Burbank, Calif.
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Labor Speaks – Voices of the Working Class
      No tin-hat brigade of goose-stepping vigilantes or bibble-babbling mob of blackguarding and corporation paid scoundrels will prevent
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Today in Labor History – October 4th
Work begins on the carving of Mt. Rushmore, a task 400 craftsmen would eventually complete in 1941. Despite the dangerous
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Labor Speaks through Song
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Today in Labor History – October 3rd
President Theodore Roosevelt met with miners and coal field operators in an attempt to settle the anthracite coal strike, then
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Labor Speaks – Voices of the Working Class
  “I am opposing a social order in which it is possible for one man who does absolutely nothing that
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Today in Labor History – October 2nd
Slave rebellion leader Nat Turner was born on this date in 1800. Turner led the only effective, sustained slave revolt
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Labor Speaks – The LA Times Bombing and the Labor Frame-up
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Today in Labor History – October 1st
Twenty-one die when the L.A. Times building is dynamited during a citywide fight over labor rights and organizing. A union
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October’s Labor History Book Club Selection
With a short time left to vote, it looks like a done deal. Our first book is Hellraiser – Mother
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