fix articles 18528, haymarket riot
May Day 2022 (tags)
“An injury to one is the concern of all.” The events of 1886 – powerful displays of solidarity and mass strikes for an eight-hour work day followed by absolute abuses of state power in executing innocent labor organizers – continue to inspire workers to demand fair, just workplaces & laws.
The War on Working Americans - Part I (tags)
Working Americans are losing out in the war waged against them.
The Sacco and Vanzetti Case Revisited (tags)
On August 23, 1927, the State of Massachusetts executed two-Italian born immigrants for their alleged roles in the murders and robbery of a payroll clerk and his security guard on April 15, 1920. The condemned, Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti, were militant anarchists. A mockery of a fair trial led to their ultimate fate. Professor Deborah Contrada revisits their case and concludes that there was “reasonable doubt, easily” as to their guilt.
1886 The Haymarket Riot (tags)
Source: John J. Flinn. "History of the Chicago Police from the Settlement of Community to the Present Time" Chicago, Police Book Fund, 1887. Municipal Reference Collection, Chicago Public Library. "The police followed the retreating anarchists and sent deadly volleys into their midst (p.319)"