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The 1937 Memorial Day Massacre: ‘We don’t want fascism in America’ – by Chris Mahin

<b>The 1937 Memorial Day Massacre:</b><p><b>‘We don’t want fascism in America’</b><p><b>by Chris Mahin</b><p><i>[Chris Mahin is an independent scholar and historian who concentrates</i> …

Rally commemorates 1937 Memorial Day Massacre

CHICAGO | Steelworkers and others will gather Saturday to mark one of the tragic events that started the modern labor movement.<p>Each year, retired and …

Republic Steel 'Memorial Day Massacre' Highlighted in Lakeview Man's Book

HEGEWISCH — The spotlight shines brighter on certain historical events. And John Hogan thought the Memorial Day Massacre at Republic Steel deserved …

The Memorial Day massacre

ROOSEVELT'S NEW Deal itself was nothing less than an attempt to save American capitalism--which was no easy task in 1933, with 15 million unemployed, …

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Consequently, to prevent Republic mills from being occupied and to prepare for any possible violence during a strike, the company amassed one of the …

This Day in Labor History: May 30, 1937 - Lawyers, Guns & Money

On this date in 1937, Chicago police opened fire on strikers in front of the Republic Steel mill, killing 10 workers. Part of the “Little Steel” …

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Memorial Day Massacre of 1937 Offers Stark Reminder: Media Usually Side With Corporations, Police<p>Police fire on a crowd of strikers during the …

Seventy-five years since the Memorial Day Massacre

29 May 2012<p>On May 30, 1937, Memorial Day, Chicago police opened fire on unarmed workers demonstrating against Republic Steel in the midst of the …

The Memorial Day massacre

Marxist academic Ralph Miliband's extensive and detailed analysis and critique of the role played by the state in advanced capitalist society. It …

An Occurrence at Republic Steel - by Howard Fast

It requires, to begin, a brief review of the time between the two wars, in connection with the labor movement. We might remark that the immediate …

The Republic Steel Strike

Carrying American flags and singing union songs, the marchers-- men, women and a few youngsters--formed a long line as they crossed the grassy field.<p>Their destination was the main gate at Republic Steel's South Chicago plant on the city's Southeast Side, but facing them were about 150 Chicago …

Archives and past articles from the Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia Daily News, and Philly.com.

The home of over 5.1 million full archive pages of <b>The Philadelphia Inquirer</b> and <b>Philadelphia Daily News</b> print editions<p>Search and browse our historical …

The Memorial Day Massacre of 1937

Carl Bunin<br>Peace History <b><br>1000 striking steel workers (and members of their families), on their way to picket at the Republic Steel plant in south</b> …

The Memorial Day Massacre

Memorial Day in Chicago in 1937 was hot and sunny. On the prairie outside the Republic Steel's Chicago plant the strikers and their families began to …

Reds riot at steel mill: 75 years later

Steven, a member of the CLAP, a collective of independant riders in Paris, is speaking at the Summer University of the NPA (Nouveau Parti …