Though May Day is an ancient celebration, since the late nineteenth century it has primarily been recognized as a time to celebrate workers’ rights.
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Here are my choices for The Best Resources For Learning About May Day:
May Day is not about maypoles: the history of international workers’ day is from The Guardian.
Learn English reviews other reasons for the holiday.
May Day 2011 is a photo gallery from The Boston Globe.
May Day Protests Around the World is a New York Times slideshow.
May Day 2014 is a photo gallery from The Boston Globe.
The Power In Our Hands: A Curriculum on the History of Work and Workers in the United States shares a number of free lessons from The Zinn Education Project.
— Teaching Tolerance (@Tolerance_org) May 1, 2016
May 1 is ‘Loyalty Day’ in America. Here’s Trump’s view of the day — and Obama’s. is from The Washington Post.
From France to Indonesia, Marking May Day With Protests is from The New York Times.
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