Morning Bites: International Workers’ Day, Tony Nominations, Lethem’s Talking Heads, Obama’s “Mockingbird,” and More

The history of International Workers’ Day.

Other May Day traditions.

President Obama’s Mockingbird introduction.

Jonathan Lethem takes on Talking Heads Fear of Music and Evan Kindley at Los Angeles Review of Books talks about it.

How’s Walter Benjamin holding up 120 years after his birth?

Eleven of the best campaign slogans ever.

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