The 1st of May has been a special day for workers all over the globe.
May Day has been a celebration of the solidarity and achievements of workers movements across generations, continents and cultures.
What is its back story? Where did it all begin and why has it continued to matter? And what is Australia’s unique role in the history of May Day?
Our favourite historian, Dr. Liam Byrne returns to the podcast to tell us.
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About the hosts
Sally Rugg, Executive director at Change.org Australia – @sallyrugg
Francis Leach, ACTU – @SaintFrankly
The history of May Day.