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Is Everything Bad?

Progressives need a program, guidelines, to go forward. One element needed is acknowledgement of history, not only all the bad things that have happened and all the bad situations we face today, but also the positive developments. 504 more words

Strategy

Frontlash: Mobilizing the Youth Vote, 1968-1997

Are you ready to vote on November 8th? Voting is your opportunity to make your voice heard in this year’s presidential election. For the month of November, the… 501 more words

Hornbake Library

Michigan Tech helping in search for historic labor artifact

HOUGHTON — It all began with the labor movement’s fight for an 8-hour work day.

In Chicago’s Haymarket Square in 1886, a peaceful demonstration turned deadly when a bomb was thrown. 971 more words

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130 Years of Progress: The Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union, 1886-2016

Anniversaries are often a time to look back and reflect on past triumphs (and tribulations) for individuals, couples, and organizations. 2016 marks the 130th anniversary of the founding of the Journeymen Bakers National Union of the United States in 1886, which after multiple mergers and the inclusion of Canadian members is now known as the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union. 946 more words

Sarah Smith Malino

A professor of history and educator for 36 years, Dr. Sarah Malino concluded her career at Guilford College in Greensboro, N.C. Passionate about her country’s heritage, she demonstrates an expertise in 19th century history, with a specialization in the history of race, class, gender and ethnicity in the United States. 150 more words

Education

September Reads

While I’ve completed the 52 book challenge already, I’ve decided I’ll keep posting my monthly reads. At least for now.

  1. Liberty’s Refuge: The Forgotten Freedom of Assembly by John Inazu (YUP 2012)
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Labor Archives of Washington's New Television Segment Airs This Weekend on KOMO TV (Seattle), Streams online Thereafter

The Labor Archives of Washington, University of Washington Libraries Special Collections,  is pleased to announce the first episode of our new segment on the news magazine show UW360. 90 more words

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