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Posts marcados ‘HISTORY’

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC AND HAITI – TWO HISTORIES

One Island, Two Peoples, Two Histories: The Dominican Republic and Haiti

By http://wspucla.wordpress.com

Central America

The Situation:

Haiti and the Dominican Republic make up to two halves of one Caribbean Island located south of Florida.  While the Dominican Republic and Haiti directly border one another, economic, social, political, and environmental conditions differ vastly.   (mais…)

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HISTORY OF LABOR IN MAINE

Maine Mural Controversy : Update

 

History of Labor in the State of Maine- Judy Taylor Studio

A week or two back I wrote here about the mural depicting the history of labor in the state Of Maine that hung in the Department of Labor building of that state.  At that point, Gov. Paul LePage (R) was threatening to remove the mural on the grounds that some anonymous business people had complained that it was too pro-labor and too anti-business, despite the fact that it hung in the Labor Department.  Since that time, Gov. LePage kept his word and had the mural removed over the following weekend. (mais…)