Mother Jones


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Jones, Mother:

see Jones, Mary HarrisJones, Mary Harris,
1830–1930, American labor agitator, called Mother Jones,
b. Ireland. Interested in the labor movement for many years, she became active in it after the death of her husband and four children (1867) from yellow fever.
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Mother Jones

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In her heyday, no labor leader inflamed passion like Mother Jones. Muckraker Upton Sinclair, whose "The Jungle" excoriated the Chicago meatpacking industry, summed up Jones thusly: "All over the country she had roamed, and wherever she went, the flame of protest had leaped up in the hearts of men; her story was a veritable Odyssey of revolt."
After treating the group to a day at Coney Island, Mother Jones led the group the remaining 35 miles to Oyster Bay on Long Island where President Theodore Roosevelt had his summer home.
For primary students, Monica Kulling's On Our Way to Oyster Bay: Mother Jones and Her March for Children's Rights explains that, historically, children didn't always have the right or even the opportunity to go to school.
Mother Jones (motherjones.com) is a progressive, left-leaning magazine and news organization, named for Mary Harris "Mother" Jones, a social activist in the late-19th and early-20th centimes.
To be fair, they're not all super bugs, or killer beetles, the title coined by Maddie Oatman of Mother Jones. But, if you read the same journals I do, you realize how devastating the pine bark beetle has become to our western North American forests.
David Corn, one of the authors of the Mother Jones article and a former Fox News contributor, said he received the tip about O'Reilly the day after NBC News announced its suspension of Williams for six months without pay.
Rights:Copyright [c]2013 Mother Jones and the Foundation for National Progress.
Mrs Aspinall said she was honoured to be considered worthy of the award in her name, which will be presented as part of the Mother Jones Festiva i l hosted by Cork between July 30 and August 1.
Mother Jones reported two of the group's board members hired lawyers to investigate "allegations of wrongdoing by the organization or its employees." The lawyers have interviewed Armey, according to Mother Jones.
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Have you ever heard of Mother Jones? Mary Harris Jones was barely five feet tall, but she made a huge impact in her world.
Before that, he had looked in great nick when only short-headed by Mother Jones at Wolverhampton.