Today in Labor History April 18, 2020

Clarence Darrow Clarence Darrow was born. Darrow was the lawyer who defended Eugene V. Debs and the Wobblies, as well as John Scopes, the teacher who was prosecuted for teaching evolution in the famous “Scopes Monkey Trial”. – 1857 Canada’s Prime Minister Sir John Macdonald introduced the Trade Union Act to legalize unions in the country. Two … Read more