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May 29, 2017

On This Day in 1937:

Ford Motor Co. security guards attack union organizers and supporters attempting to distribute literature outside the plant in Dearborn, Mich., in an event that was to become known as the “Battle of the Overpass.” The guards tried to destroy any photos showing the attack, but some survived—and inspired the Pulitzer committee to establish a prize for photography.

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Updated On: Apr 26, 2013

  • For whom the bells toll, for whom the alarms ring.
  • No OSHA inspections at TX fertilizer plant in 5 years.
  • That huge budget deficit? It's shrinking. Really.
  • Woot! Boston Teamsters answered the call.
  • Immigrations raise incomes in America.
  • 4 recent victories for the common good.
  • No small knives on planes — for now.
  • Did we mention that Republicans in Congress are going after our overtime?
  • An honest portrayal of union organizing on this episode of 'The Good Wife.'



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