Typical. And disgusting. From New Orleans. Sanitation workers aren't used to being on the back of pickup trucks.But that's where some were Friday after they say they were fired for.
On July 1, 1929, New Orleans streetcar workers walked off the job, in the last of the great streetcar strikes that helped define the labor movement in the late nineteenth.
Above: Actual protestor for keeping up New Orleans monument to Jefferson Davis New Orleans mayor Mitch Landrieu has a good op-ed on why his administration is eliminating the Confederate monuments.
In these horrible times, one doesn't have much to cheer. Here's something! Authorities removed a statue of Confederate President Jefferson Davis in New Orleans early Thursday, as protesters both for.
I think one can make a case for maintaining Confederate monuments, but I don't think Zachary Fine really makes it. Writing about the recent New Orleans decision to take down.
I have said before that we are in a renaissance of excellent historical writing for a general public that wants to read something more than hagiographic narratives. Add Adam Rothman's.