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Thursday, August 23, 2007


Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti - Presente!

Eighty years ago today, Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti were murdered by the State of Massachusetts. Wikipedia has a lengthy and reasonably fair summary of the case, not the first and not the last but one of the most famous cases of the American "justice" system at work, protecting the ruling class from members of the working class who have different ideas about how society should be run.

Here, a 1977 song from Charlie King (from the album "Somebody's Story") entitled "Two Good Arms," based on Vanzetti's final speech.

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