Friday, March 25, 2011

Triangle Returns

Today marks the 100th anniversary of the tragic Triangle Shirtwaist fire in New York City, which in many ways launched the modern labor movement and laid the groundwork for the New Deal. Sadly, a similar tragedy occurred just a few months ago, for many of the same reasons, but most of us heard nothing about it. Check out this powerful video from the Institute for Global Labor & Human Rights which connects these two tragic events and makes the case for a new global movement to protect workers today.

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