Today in Labor History – January 15th

Labor History January 15th

The Great Molasses Flood In Chicago for a demonstration against hunger, Wobbly Ralph Chaplin completed the writing of the labor anthem “Solidarity Forever” on this date in 1915. He’d begun writing it in 1914 during a miners’ strike in Huntington, W. Va. The first verse: When the union’s inspiration through the workers’ blood shall run,There … Read more

Today in Labor History – January 15th

Labor History January 15th

The Great Molasses Flood In Chicago for a demonstration against hunger, Wobbly Ralph Chaplin completed the writing of the labor anthem “Solidarity Forever” on this date in 1915. He’d begun writing it in 1914 during a miners’ strike in Huntington, W. Va. The first verse: When the union’s inspiration through the workers’ blood shall run,There … Read more