Originally published May 1, 2016
The Laura Flanders Show on Apr 26, 2016
Author and professor Peter Linebaugh discusses his new book, The Incomplete, True, Authentic, and Wonderful History of May Day. Later in the show filmmaker Avi Lewis discusses worker-owned factories in Argentina, and Laura focuses on the intersectional feminism of 19th Century Anarchist Lucy Parsons.
Peter Linebaugh is professor emeritus at the University of Toledo, and the author of many books, including The Magna Carta Manifesto; Stop Thief, The Commons, Enclosures and Resistance, and his newest, The Incomplete, True, Authentic, and Wonderful History of May Day. Avi Lewis is a filmmaker known for The Take, co-directed by Naomi Klein, and This Changes Everything, a documentary on climate change and resistance, released in 2015.
From the archives:
The Brief Origins of May Day by Eric Chase
The Haymarket Riot: “It is a Subterranean Fire” by Elizabeth Schulte
Plutocracy IV: Gangsters for Capitalism (must-see)
Who Was Lucy Parsons? by The Anti-Social Socialist
The End Of The Road For Capitalism Or For Us All? by William Bowles
Plutocracy I: Political Repression in the U.S.A. + Plutocracy II: Solidarity Forever + Plutocracy III: Class War (must-see)
Chris Hedges: No Discussion of Race Is Possible Without A Discussion of Capitalism and Class
What Might A Cooperative Economy Look Like? by Pete Dolack
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See my blog post on May Day in Australia https://ramblingsofrenatha.wordpress.com/2018/05/03/may-day-eight-hours-day-labour-day-in-australia-a-response-to-us-may-day/
Thanks for the article.
The Australian version of May Day at http://monumentaustralia.org.au/themes/culture/social/display/32235-eight-hour-day-monument
Wow! That’s wonderful!
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