May Day bonus: All About My Mother (and her comrades)

Music-free version

Trigger warning: discussion of rape culture, and workplace abuse. 

A May Day story: the Rank and File Teachers’ Organisation in 1980s Aotearoa/New Zealand. 

Presented and edited by Ani White.

Poster image, and bulk of research content from Broadsheet Issue 113 (1983): Education Issue.

Music: Waltz in the Moonlight by Tryad, Where’s My Jetpack by Hotel Free Babylon.

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Also, see mum protesting against apartheid: