White Collar Professionals and Haymarket
"If there is anyone who needs to attend to the spirit of Haymarket, it is the American white-collar professional who works 10 hour days, including many weekends, and who has fewer paid vacation days than other white-collar professionals around the world. Annual hours of work in the United States are now longer than any other industrialized country in the world."--
Historian James Green's book Death in the Haymarket explores the tensions that led to the explosion and the panic that followed. NPR interview.
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Posted by Librarian at 5/03/2006 07:08:00 AM