Wir Wollen Mehr: May Day Madness in Vienna

May Day is an exasperating time to be a free market libertarian living in one of the reddest part of a very red town (red meaning socialist, not Republican). And it’s not just the fact that I have to work while everyone else gets a day off. By Gareth Brown in our one-man Vienna office Tag der Arbeit (Labour Day) started as an ancient May Day spring festival in Europe, and one can still see giant maypoles all over the (conservative-leaning) countryside at this time of year. But, for more than 100 years, the day has been one of international solidarity...

May Day is an exasperating time to be a free market libertarian living in one of the reddest part of a very red town (red meaning socialist, not Republican). And it’s not just the fact that I have to work while everyone else gets a day off.

By Gareth Brown in our one-man Vienna office

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