The rebellious spirit of the first Labor Day is spreading anew

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Strictly speaking, the first

Strictly speaking, the first Labor Day was May 1, in commemoration of the massacre in Chicago's Haymarket Square. Grover Cleavland and friends latched on to September in order to divert energy and attention away from the 8 Hour Day movement that had been the target of the massacre, and hence was most strongly associated with May 1. Internationally, most countries still celebrate May 1 as Labor Day. Personally, I do to. It is truly the day workers in America and around the world picked to remember their martyrs, to, as Mother Jones said, "Pray for the dead and fight like hell for the living."

Robert Montrose more than 1 year ago

It is better to die a patriot

It is better to die a patriot's death than grow old and live to see our children oppressed, exploited and ultimately enslaved by a plutocracy, we failed to oppose.

Wendell Wyland more than 1 year ago

It is better to die a patriot

It is better to die a patriot's death than grow old and live to see our children oppressed, exploited and ultimately enslaved by a plutocracy, we failed to oppose.

Wendell Wyland more than 1 year ago

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