The Pullman Strike of 1894 Explained: US History Review
Keith Hughes on Jun 3, 2014
Join me as we take a look at a pivot strike in US History, the Pullman Strike of 1894. Perfect for inquisitive learners, students of the social studies and the cray cray on the internets.
Image by Children’s Bureau Centennial via Flickr
In memory of Walter Brasch, who died earlier this year. My sincere condolences to his family, friends and readers. ~ Lo
by Walter Brasch
Writer, Dandelion Salad
Originally published September 7, 2009
September 4, 2017
It’s Labor Day, and that means millions of Americans are celebrating. Most Americans have no idea what Labor Day is, other than self-serving political speeches, hot dogs, burgers, a pool party, and the last day of a three-day holiday. Few even know that Labor Day exists to allow people to remember and honor the struggles for respect, dignity, and acceptable wages and working conditions for the rank-and-file employees.