What is May Day?

You can find a quick read on the history and importance of May Day here,
http://www.midnightnotes.org/mayday/
A version easier to print here,
http://libcom.org/history/incomplete-true-authentic-wonderful-history-may-day-peter-linebaugh
For more extensive reading on the American and “red” history of May Day, specifically in Chicago, we highly recommend this book, Death in the Haymarket:
http://jamesgreenworks.com/

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