WHEN MANCHESTER UK MILL WORKERS VOTED TO STARVE RATHER THAN ENDORSE SLAVERY IN US

A great act of heroism written out of the history books

Closed bridges, temporary layoffs and historical perspective

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“At a noisy meeting at the Manchester Free Trade Hall in 1862, in a historic show of solidarity against slavery, the workers agreed to keep supporting Lincoln’s embargo.”

Although an extraordinary gesture, the vote would be costly to the mill workers as more of them faced starvation and destitution.”

In the face of great evil, extraordinary peaceful methods are sometimes required.

Go truckers!

Read: https://www.theguardian.com/theguardian/from-the-archive-blog/2013/feb/04/lincoln-oscars-manchester-cotton-abraham

Original report: https://archive.org/details/manchesterabraha00hour/mode/2up?ref=ol&view=theater

Protest at the Canadian Consulate

Noon, Tuesday, February 15, 2022

466 Lexington Avenue, near 46th Street

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