History of the Working Class

Labor Speaks – Through Song
I’m not a big fan of Rap, but this is a great message for Unions. Short, sweet and by a
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Today in Labor History – September 16th
  More than 43,000 oil workers strike in 20 states, part of the post-war strike wave – 1945 A player
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Today in Labor History – September 15th
Some 5,000 female cotton workers in and around Pittsburgh, Pa., strike for a 10-hour day. The next day, male trade
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Labor Speaks – Ella Mae Wiggins
This is a two part video (because of Youtube restrictions when it was uploaded) I still find it amazing how
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Today in Labor History – September 14th
The Amalgamated Association of Iron, Steel, and Tin Workers union calls off an unsuccessful 3-month strike against U. S. Steel
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Labor Speaks – The Attica Prison Riot
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Today in Labor History – September 13th
The Post Office Department orders 25,000 railway mail clerks to shoot to kill any bandits attempting to rob the mail
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Eugene Victor Debs
This is from the 2012 C-Span program, The Contenders. Yes, I know it’s an hour and a half but it’s
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Today in Labor History – September 12th
Eugene V. Debs, labor leader and socialist, sentenced to 10 years for opposing World War I. While in jail Debs
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Celebrating the Life and Legacy of Crystal Lee Sutton – The REAL Norma Rae
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