Why do Americans and Canadians celebrate Labor Why do people join cults? - Janja 1 day ago   04:13

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In the United States and Canada, the first Monday of September is a federal holiday, Labor Day. Originally celebrated in New York City's Union Square in 1882, Labor Day was organized by unions as a rare day of rest for the overworked during the Industrial Revolution. Kenneth C. Davis illustrates the history of Labor Day from Union Square to today.

Lesson by Kenneth C. Davis, animation by TED-Ed.

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Alejandro González Delgado
Arriba España
Josiah Ball
Ian Hilmer
If you’re doing history on two countries, you should have a partial view on the history of both countries, that video was %99 U.S. and %1 Canadian, sorry but the gesture of adding a “U” to the word Labour because you’re country doesn’t do the history of labour day in Canada justice.😤🇨🇦
alex makis
We had the May Day but that is was anti corporate, I mean anti American, according to it's "patriotic" detractors.
Charqwyn Aisha Williams
Thank you for the good explanation and the visuals!
Wow good to know
Honey R Siegal Stober Labor Day Mon 9/3/2018 Day 2988 We The People Against Corruption Campaign To Remove&Indict Obamas, Janet Napolitano, Trump et al. 9 days until anniversary 911. School used to reconvene after Labour Day earlier now part of the social geopolitical engineering breakdown of traditional family- summer family holidays and camp. Truth is the US is not the US nor Canada nor Mexico since 99 or before. see https://www.youtube.com/user/HoneySiegalSurvivor/feed
Vic Oilsteems
Labor day is May 1,labor day in September was created by wallstreet / capitalists.
Great vid! Worthwhile to point out that Ottawa and Toronto held parallel labour day parades since 1872. Peter J McGuire actually attended the Toronto parade where he got the idea to hold a similar one in NYC a decade later.
gol den
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Emma Artsthetic
Add more canadian things please!!!!
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Pinda Li
Just Debra
*Labour day
donald new jr.
Yeah, unfortunately child labor still exist😒😢
In Canada, Labour Day is usually the last day of summer vacation before school starts. At least, that's how it's been for me since I was in 1st grade.
Nathalia Silva
In Brazil, Labor's Day is May 1st!
I wanted to do an English lesson on this and I believe my students will find this video really useful, thank you!
Steven K Harrison
Ted should be ashamed of this inaccurate, over simplified and distorted representation of the facts.
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Why do people join cults? - Janja Why do Americans and Canadians celebrate Labor 1 day ago   06:27

View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/why-do-people-join-cults-janja-lalich

Today, there are thousands of cults around the world. Broadly speaking, a cult is a group or movement with a shared commitment to a usually extreme ideology that’s typically embodied in a charismatic leader. But what exactly differentiates cults from other groups – and why do people join them? Janja Lalich describes how cults recruit and manipulate their members.

Lesson by Janja Lalich, animation by Globizco.