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    :: Monday, November 07, 2005 ::

    November: a bloody month in labor history - Posted by Julie Ferguson, Workers Comp Insider
    If you're a history buff, then this is a fitting month to root around in the Web's labor archives since so many seminal events occurred in November. Plus, it just so happens that 2005 marks the 100 year anniversary of the Industrial Workers of the World, more commonly known as 'the Wobblies.' My colleague Jon recently wrote a post about the curious juxtaposition of Starbucks vs. IWW, a seemingly anachronistic occurrence. In a similar vein, a recent article in The Toronto Star notes that The Wobblies are stirring and wonders if we need `one big union' in the global village:
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