Seventy-five years since the Memorial Day Massacre

On May 30, 1937, Memorial Day, Chicago police opened fire on unarmed workers demonstrating against Republic Steel in the midst of the “Little Steel” strike of 1937, killing 10 people and wounding dozens more. Most of the workers were shot in the back as they fled. Another 28 were injured by police clubbing, 9 of them permanently disabled…

http://www.wsws.org/articles/2012/may2012/pers-m29.shtml

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