Daylight Video

100 years ago today, IWW organizer and songwriter Joe Hill was sentenced to death for a murder he likely did not commit.

Here’s Harry McClinton performing Hill’s “The Preacher and the Slave.”

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Ed Kilgore

Ed Kilgore, a Monthly contributing editor, is a columnist for the Daily Intelligencer, New York magazine’s politics blog, and the managing editor for the Democratic Strategist.