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May Day History and Protests

On today’s show: May Day Protests in The Bay Area. We talk with Clarence Thomas, longtime labor unionist, activist and longshoremen and Sagnicthe Salazar, Organizer with Xicana Moratorium Coalition and Lead Organizer for Oakland Sin Fronteras Coalition.

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Then, Fred Glass explains the History of Labor and General Strikes. He is the Communications Director for the California Federation of Teachers and instructor of Labor and Community Studies at City College of San Francisco. He is author of the book From Mission to Microchip: A History of the California Labor Movement.

 

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