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The Incomplete and Wonderful History of May Day

Author and professor Peter Linebaugh discusses his new book, “The Incomplete, True, Authentic, and Wonderful History of May Day,” and more.

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 Flanders 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.

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