LA Weekly, “How A Day Without a Mexican Inspired a May Day Movement”

May Day is International Workers’ Day, or the real Labor Day according to socialists, unions, workers, communists, anarchists and basically anyone who respects the working classes as the foundations of a moral and fertile society. It began as a day to remember the atrocities of the Haymarket affair where anarchists and other leftists were crucified in Chicago for a riot they didn’t create at a protest to condemn police killings. That was in the 1800s but feels pretty germane, no?

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