Back when I was doing the research for Empire of Timber, I ran across a story in a timber journal about a child laborer from sometime around 1900. See, the.
On July 10, 1902, the Rolling Mill Mine in Cambria County, Pennsylvania, exploded due to a rise in firedamp, which is a rise in methane to dangerous levels. 112 miners.
For the latest LGM podcast, I interview Nate Holdren of Drake University about his recent book Injury Impoverished: Workplace Accidents, Capitalism, and Law in the Progressive Era. This is a.
In 2013, the Rana Plaza collapsed, killing 1,129 workers making your clothing. No one in America cared. American companies made sure nothing would change. European companies at least agreed to.
Under Trump, ICE became a catch all agency for intimidation of people of color and the poor. A senior political appointee from the Trump administration still employed at a federal.
The meat industry is absolutely reprehensible. Its treatment of workers has been horrible ever since it and the Eisenhower administration busted the unions in the 50s in order to lower.
On January 2, 2006, a coal mine near Sago, West Virginia exploded. Thirteen miners were trapped inside and only one of those survived the two days it took to get.
Gizmodo has this series where they ask experts this or that. For this week's version, they asked a bunch of historians about which technology has led to the most accidental.