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The safety net is -- Our way of protecting the most vulnerable among us -- A social insurance program, not an entitlement program -- A tradition as old as humanity. It is currently under attack. At stake is the kind of society we want to live in -- and bequeath to our children.
Win Armstrong, Julie Azuma, Sylvia Gutierrez Grant, Lillian Lifflander, L. Ann Rocker, Gloria Sukenick and Mimi Stern Wolfe are the 2015 honorees. Women who—in the words of Marge Piercy-- jump into work head first without dallying in the shadows… who do what has to be done, again and again.
Begin your celebration of Labor History Month with our collection of May Day posters from the 1970s and photographs of May Day parades and celebrations from New York City -- mostly in Union Square -- in the 1930s and 1940s.