The year was 1880 - a time when the world thundered to the beat of steam engines pounding along newly laid rails.
From labor's role in building the American middle class to the ways unions fight not just for their members but for all working Americans, Elizabeth Warren gets it.
Weekly Round-Up: Actions, events and Occupy in the news.
The following press release announces the settlement between ILWU Local 21 and the Export Grain Terminal (EGT).This announcement marks a significant victory for the labor movement in the US.
Rachel Maddow and New York Magazine's Frank Rich did a wonderful job of giving her viewers a little history lesson for those who are not already aware of the struggles, protests and turmoil that Americans experienced when they were living through similar times as we are now with severe income disparity, a government that was only responsive to the ultra-rich and and uprisings that eerily resemble what we're seeing now with the Occupy Wall Street movement.
Newstalgia Reference Room an address by Samuel Gompers, founder of The American Federation Of Labor, speaking in 1918 on Labor's contribution to the War effort (World War 1).