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Horrific Triangle Fire Deaths Spark Labor Reforms

More than 145 female garment workers died in the 1911 Triangle Fire in New York City, a notorious conflagration that brought to light  the precarious working conditions of sweatshops.  Masses of people, many immigrants, worked long hours in 19th century sweatshops. On March 26, 1911, the consequences burned into the national soul and remain with America to this day.  ….Read more

[VIDEO] DisOrder in the Supreme Court

    The Supreme Court plays an enormous role in the day-to-day lives of Americans. Think of the basic kitchen table issues at your house: The price of your medications, rising tuition bills, the cost of your daughter’s imported soccer cleats. Chances are the SCOTUS has ruled a case affecting those. The role and powers of the Court mean that….Read more

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