John Heaton (jheaton) wrote,
John Heaton

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Comrades, come rally!

Happy May Day, comrades! And now, my traditional salute to May Day:

Servile mases, arise!

In 1889, the International Socialist Congress voted to establish May 1 as International Workers Day, commemorating the anniversary of the 1886 Haymarket Square riots. The Anarchist International Information Service has more details.

Here in the United States, May 1 is known as Loyalty Day. Just one of the many inanities instituted in the 50s in the name of anti-Communism. It's also Law Day, for what that's worth.

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