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The Many-Sided, Overlapping Meanings of May Day

The working-class holiday has Marxist and anarchist industrial-era roots, but the significance of May 1 goes deeper than that.

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Demonstrators at May Day Rallies Worldwide Demand Workers’ Rights

In the U.S., “there’s manufactured ignorance that prevents us from knowing about May Day,” one historian says.

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Why the Real Labor Day Is May 1

Whereas May Day “celebrates the historic power of the working class to oppose its oppression and fundamentally alter society … Labor Day is just another legacy of worker defeat,” writes Jonah Walters in Jacobin magazine.

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Truthdiggers of the Week: The May Day Occupiers

There were doubts about whether Occupy Wall Street could pull off the massive day of protest its organizers spent many months planning. But demonstrators in New York City and elsewhere joined forces with labor unions and immigrant-rights activists to remind the public that there is a working class and May 1 is its holiday.

Posted on May 4, 2012 READ MORE



Ahmadinejad May Be a Quitter

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad considers resigning his post as president of Iran; Google Maps will let users inside buildings; and Bill Gates dips his mouse into American education. These discoveries and more after the jump.

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