On this Labor Day program Laurie Mercier speaks with Mary Anne Trasciatti, Director of Labor Studies and Professor of Rhetoric and Public Advocacy at Hofstra University, about the inspirational early-20th century anti-capitalist radical, Elizabeth Gurley Flynn, and her successful coalition organizing. They also discuss the importance of using public spaces to tell labor’s stories.
This portrait of Helen Gurley Flynn is a detail from "The City at the Crossroads of History," a mural series by Mike Alewitz. Mike Alewitz is a mural painter and labor activist. Licensed under Creative Commons: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Elizabeth_Gurley_Flynn_We_Follow_The_Path_Less_Traveled_The_City_at_The_Crossroads_of_History.jpg