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Steelworkers in the industrial basin of Longwy, France, reacted to the threat of unemployment and the plan to restructure the steel industry the 1970s. The region had a strong local tradition of... [Item of the Day]
Protest marches of the unemployed are generally associated with the 1920s and 1930s. An early forerunner is the March of the Blanketeers on 10 March 1817. Several thousand unemployed or underemployed... [Item of the Day]