Terror/Anxiety Episodes Since 1900
5 Graphs Explore 1975-2015 Terrorism and Gun Violence Affects Police
|Periods||Post WW1 Red Scare of 1919||Post WW2 Cold War Red Scare||
Riots and Turmoil
1960 to 1975
|Post 9/11 War on Terror|
Early Labor Gains The Uprising of 20,000 lowered women's work hours to 48 plus overtime, a 1911 fire killed 146 mostly young women and resulted in 8 safety laws, the Ludlow Massacre of 1914 killed 75 and little gain but mine safety improved.
Pro Labor Laws of the 1930's protected worker's union rights, prohibited employers from interfering with legal union activities, required employees be 17, required a minimum wage and overtime over 40 hours per week but not on over an 8 hours day.
Civil Rights Movement Intensifies in 1950's as separate but equal ends, Rosa Park would not go to the back of the bus, and Federal Troops enforce Arkansas integration. 1959 Landrum Griffin Act goes after union corruption.
U.S. and Britan help over throw
Iran's 1951 Democratic Government to control Iran's oil.
|Economy||Post WW1 recession then
economy did well.
Worker gains continued the long successful process of controlling Business Oligarchs.
|Post WW2 Recession and
then strong recovery
|Long Prosperity Ends
with 1972-83 Stagflation
caused by 2 oil embargos
|Dotcom bubble burst recession ends quickly then Great Recession awakens US to the Stagnate Middle Income.|
International declares world dominance
US Labor Movement joined world-wide attempts to gain wage increases, improved working conditions and limit immigration.
|Russia has Atomic
Bomb, Hydrogen Bomb
US Communist Cells proliferate
Communism succeeds in China
Korean War resulted when communist aided
N. Korea invades S. Korea.
|Many Riots for Black Equality and from Anti-Vietnam College Campuses.|
General Strike required troops to maintain order during a 5-day
Boston Police Strike had State Guard limit damage during two nights of violence.
Steel Strike resulted in the Indiana National Guard involvement.
Race Riots in many cities killed 165+.
Anarchist Bombings terrorized two cities.
1948 Berlin Blockade pits US and USSR
1950 McCarthyism hits many as Communist
1950 Failed assassination by two foreign nationals 1951 MacArthur fired for nuclear weapons talk
1954 Army-McCarthy hearings ends scare
Berlin Wall Built
Iranian Coup sponsored by U.S.
2000 Millennium Change apprehension
2001 9/11 largest recent Terror attack
2003 US Iraq begins a long malaise
2007 The Great Recession
2010 Synthetic Life means a Brave New World
|Media Response||Print and Video Coverage was pro-business and against labor unions and Communists Anarchist.||
Government Creates Fear
Media Aided McCarthyism and then Buried It
Coverage Differed for Race vs. War
As Compared to Ferguson
Online Media create user based content
Coverage terrorism, foreign policy replaced drugs, crime and tech/space
1918 Sedition Act to protect wartime morale by deporting
putatively undesirable foreigners.
Palmer Raids had U.S. Attorney General targeting left leaning Communist labor agitating immigrants by arresting 10,000, jailing3,500 and deporting 556 resident aliens. "Criminal Syndicalism" state laws outlawing advocacy of violence in effecting and securing social change. Source
Truman Doctrine to contain Communism.
1947 Taft Hartley Act anti-union regulations
1948 Selective Service Act military draft
1950 McCarran Internal Security Act limits communists
1952 Immigration and Nationality Act limited inflow
1964 N. Mandela gets life
1965 Vietnam Protest Increase
1966 Black Panther Party forms
1971 Twenty sixth Amendment
1973-74 Agnew, Nixon resign
profit from labor.
2) Relegion feared atheism of Communism.
3) Right Leaning Politicians power loss,
4) Justice Department and FBI want power
5) Print Media circulation means power/money.
business, religion, right leaning politicians, JD,
6) Military Industrial Complex
print media, 7) Radio
|business, religion, right leaning politicians, JD, FBI, Mil. Ind. Com. 8) Manufacturing adjusts to foreign competition maintaining profit,. print media, radio, 9) TV||
business, religion, politicians, FBI
justice, CIA, military industrial complex, manufacturing,
Surveillance State USA creates power and $
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