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Happy birthday Joe Hill, R.I.P.
by Steve in Oakland (geese4peace [at]
Sunday Oct 7th, 2012 5:13 PM
Today is Joe Hill's birthday. He was born October 7, 1879.
Joe Hill was a member of the Industrial Workers of the World. He was active in organizing copper miners in Utah when he was framed on a murder rap, and executed by firing squad. His last words were "Don't mourn! Organize!" What better way to celebrate his birthday than to carry out his wishes - and listening to Paul Robeson singing "Joe Hill"? [Available at the URL below].