This week’s Labor History Today podcast: Monopoly and Class Struggle: The games we play
Last week’s show: Uprising of the 20,000
“Fighting Mary” Eliza McDowell, also known as the “Angel of the Stockyards,” born in Chicago. As a social worker she helped organize the first women’s local of the Amalgamated Meat Cutters Union in 1902 – 1854
Mother Jones died at the Burgess Farm in Adelphi, Md. - 1930
More than 12,000 members of the Insurance Agents Union strike in 35 states and Washington D.C. against the Prudential Insurance Co. - 1951
Unionists and activists shut down World Trade Organization meeting, Seattle, Wash. - 1999
- David Prosten
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