Posts Tagged ‘Mother Jones’

Mother Jones Inducted into the Mining Hall of Fame

℘℘℘ The National Mining Museum in Leadville, Colorado, inducted Mary Harris “Mother” Jones into its Mining Hall of Fame on September 14. Mother Jones, born in Cork, was one of the most famous labor activists who ever lived. Her battle cry, “Pray for the dead and fight like hell for the living,” truly said itRead more..

Wild Irish Women:
Mother Jones

Irish-born American labor leader Mother Jones was once known as the “most dangerous woman in America.” ℘℘℘ The editors of the socially-conscious magazine Mother Jones, explaining the woman Mother Jones to their readers, write: “She was a badass who fought for the underdog, battled child labor, and was sometimes referred to as ‘the most dangerous womanRead more..