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By Tony DeAngelis

As 2009 ends and 2010 begins, I'd like to take a look back at an event that took place a century ago.

Building on historic tradition, IWW opens Minneapolis office

In 1905, William Bradley and Fred Henion, two railroad workers from Northeast Minneapolis, attended a conference in Chicago that led to the founding of the Industrial Workers of the World. Now, more than a century later, the IWW has opened an office steps away from where Bradley and Henion used to work.

Artistry and activism: Stonecutters have made their mark in communities, workplaces

The elegant statue of a woman, holding a lily - symbol of rebirth - in one hand and gesturing with delicate flower petals in the other, stands in St. Paul's Calvary Cemetery.
cemetery statue

Book Review: 'Embedded with Organized Labor'

Book Review: 'Embedded with Organized Labor'

Since his first job as a staff reporter for the United Mine Workers Journal in the 1970s, Steve Early has written about the pressing issues facing organized labor, often to the delight of rank and file activists - and sometimes to the dismay of a labor leader or two.


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