Happy Labor Day! Solidarity Forever!
“l eat, bye and bye,
In that glorious land above the sky;
Work and pray, live on hay,
You’ll get pie in the sky when you die”
– “The Preacher and the Slave”, a parody hymn written by rebel singer and labour icon Joe Hill
Labor Day and the spirit of Joe Hill
Clancy Sigal: Joe Hill, workers’ martyr, was executed by firing squad nearly a century ago, but his message lives on: ‘Don’t mourn – organise!’