Tag Archives: American labor history

Danny Schechter> Are You “Spring Trained” For May Day?

Are You “Spring Trained” For May Day?  By Danny Schechter    23 APRIL 2012     The Real News Our Own Stand Your Ground Message, 1894 …Let the winds lift your banners from far lands With a message of strife and of hope: Raise the Maypole aloft with its garlands That gathers your cause in […]

Video: Howard Zinn, on people’s labor history

http://www.pbs.org/historydetectives One of the many wise and knowledgeable people who have lead the HISTORY DETECTIVES through its investigations over the years was Dr. Howard Zinn. Dr. Zinn passed away this January. In his memory, we’d like to share this extended interview where he tells the rending story of the Bread and Roses strike in Lawrence, Massachusetts. […]