Happy May Day!

By Niall McArdle


May 1st is – among other things – International Workers Day. The date was chosen to commemorate the Haymarket Riot in May 1886


Fittingly, Seattle raised the minimum wage to $15 today.


You can read my story about the real-life Mother Jones here.


2 thoughts on “Happy May Day!

  1. ‘Matewan’ was an excellent film as I remember, but it is a long time since I have seen it.
    Happy May Day Niall. It’s almost over here…(11.20pm)
    Regards, Pete.


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