Origins of Labor Day

For you history buffs:
laborday15The Origins of Labor Day
By WALTER BRASCH
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. >> read more at Counterpunch.org

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