by Peter Cole
“Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never did and it never will.”
SOURCE: Washington Post
Photo buffs know the truth behind the classic photo "Lunch Atop a Skyscraper": It was staged.
The bloody and confusing history of an American holiday.
by Timothy P. Lynch
It happened in Flint, Michigan 80 years ago. We should remember it today. It was American labor’s biggest victory of the 20th century.
by Brigid O’Farrell
It’s because she backed Labor Day – and the involvement of labor in elections.
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