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On May Day

It's often forgotten, but May Day, the original, real, workers' holiday, originated in the U.S.

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May Day from the Haymarket gallows: Albert Parsons' words of 1886

As we pay tribute to Parsons and the other Haymarket martyrs, People's World wishes all our readers in the United States and internationally a Happy May Day.

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Today in history: Anna Louise Strong is born, changes worlds

Strong was employed by the New York Evening Post to report on the bloody massacre and the armed guards hired by Everett mill owners to keep the IWW out of town.

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International Women's Day: Born in the USA

nternational Women's Day, grew from the struggle of working women to form trade unions and the fight for women's right to vote.

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Today in women's history: International Women's Day

March 8, International Women's Day, grew from two sources -- the struggle of working women to form trade unions and the fight for women's right to vote.

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CHEERS to Marx, JEERS to negativism!

CHEERS to the political foresight of comic Groucho Marx, who anticipated the 2009-10 Republican Congressional delegation with his great song, "Whatever It Is, I'm Against It!"