The Haymarket Riot: “It is a Subterranean Fire” by Elizabeth Schulte (repost)

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May Day

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by Elizabeth Schulte
April 29, 2011

ON MAY 1, 1886–125 years ago this month–hundreds of thousands of workers were taking the streets of cities around the U.S. to demand an eight-hour day.

The epicenter of this great labor struggle was Chicago, where the eight-hour movement inspired defiant protests and strikes–and inspired fear and repression from bosses and their loyal servants in law enforcement.

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Michael Parenti: Make-Believe Media

with Michael Parenti
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Michael Parenti Blog
May 1, 2013

Media your number One provider...

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SmellsLikePodcast on Apr 30, 2013

Dr. Michael Parenti is an internationally-renowned lecturer and author, most recently of ‘The Face of Imperialism’. In this interview, he discusses the use of entertainment media as propaganda, and the relationship between government agencies and the production of such content. Later on in the talk, Dr. Parenti also provides his take on the media’s coverage of the Obama Administration’s escalating use of drones, and the recent death of Margaret Thatcher. A great listen as always so enjoy, spread the word, and peace! Continue reading