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“A Successful Strike”–Daily Metta

November 3: “The conditions of a successful strike are simple. And when they are fulfilled, a strike need never fail.” –Gandhi (Young India, February 16, 1921) Would it be a surprise to learn that Gandhi was in favor of laborers and was on the side of strikers throughout his life? Of course not. He knew,… read more

A Family Effort in the Empire Zinc Corporation Miner’s Strike.

By: Mercedes Mack A scene from Salt of the Earth. On October 17, 1950, in Hanover, New Mexico, workers at the Empire Zinc mine finished their shifts, formed a picket line, and began a fifteen-month strike after attempts at union negotiation with the company reached an impasse. Miner demands included: equal pay to their White… read more