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.”

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.