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American Railway Union would lock them out of another labor market, crossed the picket line to break the strike; that added a racially charged tone to the conflict. I chose this photo because the strikes against railroads were the main strikes back durning this time period.
They also lied about cigarettes and lead paint for 30 years.
Ludlow Massacre--Historian Howard Zinn called it "the culminating act of perhaps the most violent struggle between corporate power and laboring men in American history.”
"The Labor Movement: The folks who brought you the weekend" [click on this image to find a short video and analysis of the rise of contingent workers in the new economy and the extent to which this arrangement is really just benefiting capitalists at the expense or workers]