Today in 1912: Workers led by the Industrial Workers of the World win the Massachusetts “Bread & Roses” textile strike after 32,000 workers stayed out for nine weeks.
They were striking for a wage increase, overtime pay, and safer working conditions.
It’s Today’s Action Calendar!
Tonight, Social Action and Solidarity sponsor a free screening of “Bandit Queen,” based on the true story of a woman fighting gender, caste and class oppression in India. This is tonight at 7pm at 122 State Street, Room 200. More info at 442-8399 or 815-685-8567.
Tonight is the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom Madison Chapter meeting. This is at 6:30pm at Goodman Library, 2222 South Park Street. More info at 846-5217 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Today is the last day to RSVP for the Madison-Rafah Sister City Project’s annual Rachel Corrie Dinner, to be held this Sunday, March 16th, the eleventh anniversary of Rachel Corrie’s killing in Rafah. The vegetarian meal be at The Nile Restaurant, 6119 Odana Road. Doors open at 5:30pm, dinner begins at 6:15, and there is an admission charge. RSVP by today. Email Kathy at email@example.com, or call 278-0483.
Tonight is a Rock County Progressives forum: “Meet The Progressive Candidates for Wisconsin Attorney General: Ozanne and Roberts.” Free and open to all, this is tonight at 6pm at Basics Food Cooperative, 1711 Lodge Drive in Janesville. This is an independent event not affiliated with Basics. More info at rockcountyprogressives.org.