Solidarity rally draws big St. Louis crowd

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In an encouraging development for Missouri labor union members and progressive activists, a solidarity rally on March 11 drew more than 4,000 people to downtown St. Louis. Outraged by anti-labor bills pending in the Missouri legislature, and inspired by activism in Wisconsin and other states, trade unions, teachers and individual activists pulled together in a show of solidarity not seen in recent years.  Here’s a brief video to give the flavor of the event.

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Gloria Shur Bilchik is a freelance writer and community volunteer in St. Louis, Missouri. She is the editor of Occasional Planet. She views the preservation of democratic values and progressive programs as vital to making the US a humane, livable place for her children and grandchildren.


  • HermanGerman

    “This video contains content from WMG. It is not available in your country.”

    Apparently, the US revolution is copyrighted….

  • glad to see such a large turnout, miss a few days of facebook and miss the rally, I was within walkin distance to this and get off at 4:00, smh

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