Peterloo, TX

Remember from history, how in the 18th and 19th and very early 20th centuries, the ruling classes, or their police lackeys, used to charge militant workers in order to break incipient union movements?

Well, fast forward a bit: Houston police trampled on striking janitors with horses last night.

Pictures and links at MyDD.

(Headline refers to the famous Peterloo Massacre in Manchester in 1819.)

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One Response to Peterloo, TX

  1. BroD says:

    What’s different is that the goons are unionized. Progress!

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