Labor Day Lessons From The American Union Movement’s Hidden History

By Kim Kelly, NBC News. -

Last week marked the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Blair Mountain, the largest labor uprising in U.S. history. In 1921, around 10,000 coal miners in Logan County, West Virginia, who had been [...]

Remembering The Battle Of Blair Mountain

By David Rovics, Counter Punch. -

At the beginning of August, 1917, a multiracial group of tenant farmers and other people mostly from Oklahoma, including the infamous abolitionist John Brown’s grandson, began what they hoped [...]