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Photo of the Day: Abolish HUAC, No Thought Controllers!

October 10, 2020

Abolish HUAC: End the Inquisition Now! In 1962 some brave people dared to demonstrate against the anti-communist inquisition being carried out by the House Un-American Activities Committee in Los Angeles. The anti-communist inquisition of those days was aimed at the Hollywood mass media and the schools, primarily, but extended into […]

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Child Labor in the Fields of California, 1958, 1962

October 10, 2020

Child Labor of All Races Child labor in the fields of California from 1958 to 1966 Child labor in the fields of California from 1958 to 1966 prevailed in crops where hand labor was dominant, which included crops like potatoes and carrots which were soon to be taken over by mechanized […]

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Uno Veinticinco Video

April 1, 2015

Uno Veinticinco tells the story of the Agricultural Workers Organizing Committee (AWOC), AFL-CIO, strike in 1962 for $1.25/hour  (Uno Veinticinco) for lettuce pickers in California. The strike was centered in the Imperial Valley of California along the border with Mexico. The strike was called by resident farm workers allied with the […]

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