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The following is a song.  

However, I'm hoping that this can be published in the OpEd section of this fine news outlet because it's an opinion held in 1936 by Alfred Hayes and Earl Robinson and famously expressed in 1969 in Woodstock, New York by Judy Collins.

So, in truth, this is more than a song.

Dedicated to the hard working union members in Wisconsin, all over The Former United States of America and the entire planet.

Joe Hill
(reproduced with permission based upon mechanical licenses by Rights Flow, Inc.)


To friendship,


"As democracy is perfected, the office of the president represents, more and more closely, the inner soul of
the people. On some 
  great and glorious day the plain folks of the land will reach their heart's desire at lastand the White House will be adorned by a downright moron" -   H.L. Mencken



Michael Bonanno is an associate editor for OpEdNews.

He is also a published poet, essayist and musician who lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Bonanno is a political progressive, not a Democratic Party apologist. He believes it's (more...)

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And, of course, let's not forget the Bread and Ros... by Michael Bonanno on Saturday, Feb 26, 2011 at 11:55:01 AM