Today in Labor History – March 18th

Labor History March 18th
Great Postal Strike

Mexican anarchist Ricardo Flores Magón was arrested under the Espionage Act, charged with hindering the American war effort and imprisoned at Leavenworth, where he died under highly suspicious circumstances. The authorities claimed he died of a “heart attack”, but Chicano inmates rioted after his death and killed the prison guard they believed killed Magon. – … Read more