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    :: Friday, September 07, 2007 ::

    Knights of Labor - ProgressiveHistorians
    The reason Labor Day exists is because of a long-defunct labor union known as the Noble and Holy Order of the Knights of Labor. This labor union didn't allow bankers to join. It also excluded doctors, lawyers, gamblers, stockholders, and liquor manufacturers because they were considered "unproductive members of society".

    Considering the insane amounts of money that investment bankers get paid to move other people's money around, the Knights of Labor may have had a point.
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