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New Events for May Day

New events for may day have been added! Bristol Radical History Group are giving a talk on the story behind May Day; anarchists, executions and the international struggle for the eight hour day.  It will take place from 6pm at … Continue reading

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History of May Day

Too few people know why May Day became International Workers Day and why we should still commemorate it. It  began over a century ago when the American Federation of Labour adopted a historic resolution which asserted that “eight hours shall … Continue reading

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