10,000 Appalachian coal miners: literally engage in a war against a private armed force financed by coal mine owners where nearly 1 million rounds were fired and private planes dropped bombs on miners and their families— abby (@abby4thepeople) June 22, 2021
history books: "yeah... we're not going to talk about that"
(Battle of Blair Mountain.)
A reminder that workers fought and died for the 8-hour day. In Milwaukee, the 8 Hour Movement launched a general strike beginning on May 1, 1886. The state government's response was to call out the militia, which killed 7 striking workers in Bay View. https://t.co/wtNPZZfTua— Philip Rocco (@PhilipRocco) September 6, 2021
(Bay View Massacre.)
Proudest moment of my career as a location scout was becoming a Teamster in Hollywood's Local 399. The difference between previously working non-union in NYC vs. union in LA was literally life-changing <..> @TeamLocal399 @TheLMGI pic.twitter.com/5GsEOxHZZI— Nick Carr (scout) (@scoutwithnick) September 6, 2021
happy labor day roz pic.twitter.com/8dl0bIUvrN— ky (@garlicemoji) September 6, 2021
The best thing you can do for Labor Day is to unionize your own workplace. If you need help finding a union organizer, DM me. The labor movement needs all of us.— Hamilton Nolan (@hamiltonnolan) September 6, 2021