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Haymarket Affair -Its Influence to Chicago’s Labor Movements Today-

Author: Kosuke Sato Program of Study: Master of Public Policy (MPP), Harris School of Public Policy (HAR) Description: Do you know about the labor movement tragedy that occurred 130 years ago in Chicago? This podcast will provide you with information about the Haymarket Affair in Chicago in 1896 and the impact it has on the modern Chicago labor movement....
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Steelworkers Park: the Manufacturing Industry and Labor Movements in Chicago

Chicago has a long history of manufacturing development, with labor conflicts and workers movements occurring regularly. On the south side of Chicago, there is a park named Steelworkers Park which was built on the remains of steel mills. To explore the manufacturing industry decline in Chicago and associated history of labor conflicts, visiting Steelworkers Park may be a good...
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Haymarket Affair: One of the most important event in labor history

  “Haymarket Affair, also called Haymarket Riot or Haymarket Massacre was violent confrontation between police and labour protesters in Chicago on May 4th, 1886” according to the Britannica. In my podcast, I’m talking about the historical event and the labor movement.     Referenced websites https://www.britannica.com/event/Haymarket-Affair https://www.britannica.com/topic/May-Day-international-observance https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Haymarket_affair#Rally_at_Haymarket_Square https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eight-hour_day#United_States http://www.illinoislaborhistory.org/the-haymarket-affair https://www.history.com/topics/19th-century/haymarket-riot#section_3 https://news.gallup.com/poll/398303/approval-labor-unions-highest-point-1965.aspx...
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