History of the Working Class

Today in Labor History – August 19th
  First edition of IWW Little Red Song Book published – 1909 Some 2,000 United Railroads streetcar service workers and
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What is a Scab?
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Today in Labor History – August 18th
Radio station WEVD, named for Eugene V. Debs, goes on the air in New York City, operated by The Forward
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Today in Labor History – August 17th
IWW War Trials in Chicago, 95 go to prison for up to 20 years – 1918 Bakery & Confectionery Workers
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Labor Speaks – Voices of the Working Class
  “The basic goal of labor will not change. It is — as it has always been, and I am
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Today in Labor History – August 16th
George Meany, plumber, founding AFL-CIO president, born in City Island, Bronx. In his official biography, George Meany and His Times, he
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Back to School and the Union Label
It’s time to head back to school and return peace to the household. But first, you’ve got to buy those
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Today in Labor History – August 15th
To begin what proved to become one of the world’s longest construction projects, workers lay the foundation stone of Germany’s
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New Forever Stamps Commemorating the Working Class
The Post Office announced a new series of Forever Stamps commemorating the contributions of America’s industrial-era workers. As I look at
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Labor Speaks – Voices of the Working Class
  “Don’t believe that winning is really everything. It’s more important to stand for something. If you don’t stand for
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