Thingish Things

Remembering the Hardhat Riot In May of 1970, in what later became known as the “Hardhat Riot“, a group of New York City construction workers organized by the AFL-CIO lashed out against a group of anti-Vietnam-War hippies in lower Manhattan.  Seventy people were injured in the two-hour melee.  One wonders if such an occurrence is not possible in lower Manhattan now as the […]

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