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Remember the union workers who bled to create America

Summary: We regard a prosperous middle class as our just due. In fact generations of union activists played a larger role in creating it. It existed for only a few generations, and survived the crushing of unions by a few decades. On Labor Day let’s remember the lost history of the union movement, and learn …

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On Labor Day remember those who worked and bled to create the middle class

Summary: We take the growth of a prosperous middle class as the just due of Americans. In fact generations of union activism played the largest role in creating it, it existed for only a few generations, and now dies. On this Labor Day let’s revisit the lost history of the union movement, and consider lessons …

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Before your celebrate Labor Day, look at the reality of America’s workers

Summary: On this Labor Day let’s revisit the lost history of the union movement, and its vital contribution to building America’s middle class. Before you celebrate, look at the situation of America’s workers, and the trends. “If any man tells you he loves America, yet hates labor, he is a liar. If any man tells …

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On this Labor Day, let’s remember what unions have done for America

Summary: On this Labor Day let’s revisit the lost history of the union movement, and its vital contribution to building America’s middle class. To remember the loneliness, the fear and the insecurity of men who once had to walk alone in huge factories, beside huge machines. To realize that labor unions have meant new dignity …

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