Tag Archives: Labor History

Respect for Workers Means a Place at the Table

As the MTI red and AFSCME green packed the meeting room and the halls of the MMSD Administration Building Monday night, I couldn’t help but think that we’d been here before. The budget was on the work committee’s agenda, but … Continue reading

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Labor History: Taking a Look Back to Advance the Movement

Everything I learned, I learned from Mother Jones. Mary Harris Jones was a school teacher, but more importantly she was a labor organizer and a fighter. In 1902 she was coined, “the most dangerous woman in America” because she dared to … Continue reading

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