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The labor day that wasn't

September 3, 2007

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LABOR DAY has its origins in the worker-management strife stemming from the industrialization of the country after the Civil War, but it has never had the hard edge associated with International Workers Day, or May Day, celebrated in the rest of the world. Yet May Day became a labor holiday because of the suppression of a protest in the United ... (Full article: 461 words)

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