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  • Chicago sweep, Palmer Raids were the apex of the Red Scare

    Chicago sweep, Palmer Raids were the apex of the Red Scare
    Fueled by paranoia generated by revolutions overseas and social unrest at home, Chicago police swooped down upon the gathering places of political dissenters and labor activists, arresting about 150 communists, socialists and anarchists, plus a few more-or-less-innocent bystanders on New Year's Day 1920. The following day, the feds got into the act, arresting thousands more nationally and confining many of the foreign-born pending deportation at Ellis Island, where many had first landed in America.
  • 'Classmate' Keeps China Box Office Lead

    HONG KONG -Chinese-language films took the top three places at the mainland Chinese box office, though "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" delivered a record setting opening and claimed fourth spot from a single day of business. Romance, "My Old Classmate"...

    Iranian President Rouhani supports more workers' rights in speech

    Iranian President Rouhani supports more workers' rights in speech
    Iranian President Hassan Rouhani voiced support for increased workers’ rights in a May Day speech Thursday at a packed basketball stadium, but opposition websites reported that 20 workers were detained while en route to a separate labor rally....

    Concert review: Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band in Tampa

    Concert review: Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band in Tampa
    Before Bruce Springsteen shifted into high gear on Thursday in Tampa, he offered a holiday greeting: “Happy May Day,” Springsteen told the crowd at the MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre, after strolling to the spotlight with his guitar....

    Radicals fight over a Karl Marx copyright

    Radicals fight over a Karl Marx copyright
    Readers of the world, unite! To fight over Karl Marx’s copyright. A small, independent publisher with historic ties to the radical British left is at odds with a multilingual radical website, the Marxists Internet Archive at Marxists.org. At...