A Conversation for How May Day Became a Workers' Holiday

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Post 1

tacsatduck- beware the <sheep> lie

I didn't know any of this...this is good stuff
Governor Altgeld rocked no matter what people said about him

smiley - chick
(smiley - cuddlesmiley - bunny)


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Post 2

AgProv2

The more you read about the American labour movement the more amazed you are as to the condition of America today - right-wing, reactionary, ill-educated, ignorant... what went wrong from such promising beginnings? The Americans should have been, on this showing, the first and greatest social democrat state in the world!


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Post 3

Baron Grim

Sad innit?

I also knew none of this. I always assumed that May Day was in commemoration of some Soviet event as it was so strongly associated with communism when I was a kid in the early 70's (on US TV).

That's messed up!


Thanks for the entry Not Banned Yet. smiley - cheers


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Post 4

myk6629129AKALoftskywalker

Brilliant entry ! Thanks!


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