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For the tyrants fear your might #tiananmensquare

This was originally going to be the last post in my 25th anniversary remembrance of Tiananmen Square through “Hymns of Social Justice” series, but since I got a little behind, there may be a couple more in some “afterword” posts. It all came to a head on June 3rd and 4th, 1989.  The protests that […]

“One of the bleakest and blackest episodes of American labor history”

April 20th, 2014, is the 100th anniversary of the Ludlow massacre, which historian Wallace Stegenr described as “One of the bleakest and blackest episodes of American labor history.”  The massacre claimed the lives of between 19 and 26 people, two of whom were women and 11 of whom were children who were burned/asphyxiated when the […]