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    :: Thursday, February 08, 2007 ::

    SIT DOWN! SIT DOWN! - by Dick Meister, ZNet
    Sit down they did, thousands of workers all across the country. But especially they sat down in the automobile plants of Michigan, where the United Auto Workers Union is this month (feb) marking the 70th anniversary of its 1937 victory in the greatest sit-down strike of all. The victory, in Flint, ended one of the most dramatic and important economic battles in U.S. history.
    The battle pitted the UAW, then struggling desperately for mere survival, against General Motors, then the world's largest and most profitable manufacturer of any kind.
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