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On This Day in 1913
Northern Michigan copper miners strike for union recognition, higher wages and eight-hour day. By the time they threw in the towel the following April, 1,100 had been arrested on various charges and Western Federation of Miners President Charles Moyer had been shot, beaten and forced out of town.
~ DC Labor

July 24, 2021
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There is No Labor Shortage, Only Labor Exploitation
Posted On: Jun 16, 2021
June 16, 2021 | COMMENTARY | […] American workers are at a critically important juncture at this moment. Corporate employers seem to be approaching a limit of how far they can push workers to accept poverty-level jobs. According to longtime labor organizer and senior scholar with the Institute for Policy Studies Bill Fletcher Jr., “This moment provides opportunities to raise wage demands, but it must be a moment where workers organize in order to sustain and pursue demands for improvements in their living and working conditions.”… Naked Capitalism








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