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:
Banks Fueling Global Warming Is Business As Usual, by Pete Dolack
As Calls For Unions Grow, It is Worth Revisiting the Words of Martin Luther King, Jr., by Kenn Orphan
The Revolutionist: Eugene V. Debs
Historic Victory for U.S. Amazon Workers, by Betsey Piette + We Just Unionized Amazon!
The Brief Origins of May Day by Eric Chase
The War at Home: Part 2: Blacklist
The War at Home: Part 1: Rebellion
The Haymarket Riot: “It is a Subterranean Fire” by Elizabeth Schulte
Who Was Lucy Parsons? by The Anti-Social Socialist
What Might A Cooperative Economy Look Like? by Pete Dolack
Naomi Klein: This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. The Climate (must-see)
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Great post….lots of links for those interested…..well done chuq
You are welcome and thanx for the great posts. chuq