The History and Philosophy of May Day

May  3 - Special May Day Speaker
The History and Philosophy of May Day
Meeting # 3,271 - Fred Mecklenburg of the News an Letters Committees

 

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  • Charles P.

    Received this invitation today:
    Join the Internationalist Contingent at May 1st March, 2:30 pm.
    Gather at Haymarket Memorial, 175 N. Desplaines St.
    Look for the Big Red Flag.

    April 30, 2014

  • Neil

    short answer: history
    The Haymarket anarchists were anarchists, not Marxists. May 1 was nominated as International Workers' Day in their honor by the American Federation of Labor.

    Since Marxism claims to be The Only True Revolution, the world is divided into what they control and the "objectively" counter-revolutionary. So whenever there is a resistance movement, Marxists rush over to explain why they should be in charge because if it's really revolutionary, they should own it. Or at least take credit for it. Or else fight it.

    * Marx destroyed the First International because Bakunin had more influence than he could stand.
    * After Lenin's coup in Russia, Lenin went after killing anarchists before going after the bourgeiousie. The Cheka was set up to smash anarchism.
    * The greatest single factor in Franco's victory in Spain was Stalin's treachery against the anarchists.

    Marxist appropriation of May Day is routine dishonesty.

    April 29, 2014

  • Charles P.

    Neil Says May Day is not Marxist:
    I was at a May Day march, and they were passing out free red flags for everyone. Why? Did they just think these were pretty? CP

    April 29, 2014

  • Neil

    May Day is *not* Marxist.

    April 7, 2014

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