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This is the grave of Alexander Ramsey. Born in 1815 in Hummelstown, Pennsylvania, Ramsey didn’t grow up under the greatest of circumstances. HIs father killed himself when Ramsey was a boy after he was held liable to pay a note he had signed for a friend who then defaulted on it. Unable to pay, he […]
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On December 16, 1977, eight women bank workers at Citizens National Bank in Willmar, Minnesota went on strike, charging sex discrimination they faced on the job. The Willmar 8 would not transform the banking industry or the small town of Willmar. But they would serve as inspiration for women around the nation seeking to end […]
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Microbrewery Workers United!

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On September 15, 2020
While Twin Cities brewery Surly lays off workers to bust the union effort there, the Cities’ Fair State Brewery in fact acts fairly: “Today, Fair State Brewing Cooperative has decided to voluntarily recognize the union formed by their employees under the local Unite 17 chapter. This makes them among the first craft breweries in the country […]
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