Editorial May 2023, No. 403
Political bulletin for 1 May 2022
In the first week of May, 85 years ago, the tragic end to the Spanish revolution played out on the streets of Barcelona.
By Rebecca Anderson The year 1890 saw the first ever May Day demonstration, called by the First Congress of the Second International, with more than 300,000 workers filling London’s Hyde Park. Karl Marx’s daughter Eleanor, herself a prominent figure in the New Unionism movement which was then at its peak, addressed the crowds: “I am […]