This Week in Labor History, vol. 6: James Connolly

by Sean Lundergan, Fr. Boyle Fellow   James Connolly, the Irish socialist, nationalist and labor leader, was executed 104 years ago, on May 12, 1916. His death helped transform a failed, week-long rebellion into a rallying cry for Irish independence from the...

This Week in Labor History, vol. 5: May Day and the Haymarket Affair

By Sean Lundergan, Fr. Boyle Fellow In a 1929 issue, Time magazine felt the need to clarify to its readers: “To old-fashioned people, May Day means flowers, grass, picnics, children, clean frocks. To up-and-doing Socialists and Communists it means speechmaking,...

This Week in Labor History, vol. 4: The Secessions of the Plebs

by Sean Lundergan, Fr. Boyle Fellow Working class agitation has a long history. Over two centuries in Ancient Rome, a series of struggles known as the Conflict of the Orders took place between the elites, the patricians, and the commoners, the plebeians. From the...

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The Guild Wraps Up 134th Term

by Sean Lundergan, Boyle Fellow The Labor Guild’s 134th term has come to an end. On Monday, November 4, the students who earned certificates were honored in a graduation ceremony at the Archdiocese’s Pastoral Center in Braintree. The graduation featured as keynote...

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