20 thoughts on “Abraham Lincoln and the British labour movement

  1. It’s kind of crazy to think that this was 150 years ago, seemingly a long time ago. And yet today, the Supreme Court will rule on Prop 8. Ah, human rights. Why is it some human issues take longer than others? At least we are making progress, though, right? Some kind of progress? xo

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      • March 26, 2013

        This is it.

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