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(2016/05/06) May Day and Mothers Day (Feminism and Labor)

May 6, 201677 min
Edition #1012 Today we take a look at the origins and sustaining legacies of May Day (International Workers Day) and Mothers Day, another holiday originally begun as a call to recognize the struggles of labor Be part of the show! Leave a message at 202-999-3991 Show Notes Ch. 1: Opening Theme: A Fond Farewell - From a Basement On the Hill Ch. 2: Act 1: A Living Holiday May Day - Left Out from DemocracyAtWork.info - Air Date 5-1-16 Ch. 3: Song 1: Working Reward - The Haymarket Squares Ch. 4: Act 2: Myra Bradwell: America's First Woman Lawyer... - @Thom_Hartmann - Air Date: 04-13-15 Ch. 5: Song 2: Welcome to the Black Parade - Vitamin String Quartet Ch. 6: Act 3: International Women's Day - @LastWeekTonight with @iamjohnoliver - Air Date: 03-15-16 Ch. 7: Song 3: Boys Will Be Boys - Alisha Ch. 8: Act 4: May Day Sermon Profit vs Environment - Progressive Faith Sermons w: @RevDrRay - Air Date 5-1-16 Ch. 9: Song 4: Modern Way - Kaiser Chiefs Ch. 10: Act 5: The origins of Mother's Day - BackStory with the American History Guys - Air Date 5-5-10 Ch. 11: Song 5: Re-Write History - George Dobbs Ch. 12: Act 6: Lucy Parsons: The Anarchist & Intersectional Feminist Who Inspired May Day - @theLFshow w/ @GRITlaura Flanders - Air Date: 4-28-16 Ch. 13: Song 6: Working Class Hero - Exit Clov Ch. 14: Act 7: 7 Paid Family Leave - @LastWeekTonight w/ @iamjohnoliver - Air Date: 05-10-15 Voicemails Ch. 16: Get out and vote and be sure to vote down-ballot - David from Tennessee Voicemail Music: Loud Pipes - Classics Ch. 17: Final comments on who gets left behind by the Bernie or Bust movement Closing Music: Here We Are - Everyone's in Everyone Produced by Jay! Tomlinson Thanks for listening! Visit us at BestOfTheLeft.com Check out the BotL iOS/Android App in the App Stores! Follow at Twitter.com/BestOfTheLeft Like at Facebook.com/BestOfTheLeft Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Review the show on iTunes and Stitcher!

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