Austin: Propaganda Actions Leading up to May 1

By Jakob Stein

In the days leading up to International Workers’ Day, several bold and creative propaganda actions have been documented to promote the holiday, including reprogramming traffic signs with the May Day slogans “May 1, International Workers’ Day,” and “It Is Right to Rebel.” Elsewhere, a red flag with the hammer and sickle was was raised and flown on a public flag pole. Numerous displays of graffiti have also been documented, including several this past week with the slogans “Make a Casket for the Old Society!”, “It Is Right to Rebel!”, and “May 1, International Workers’ Day.”


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