Film has been an important part of the Spirit of Mother Jones Festival since the beginning. This year we will be showing five films covering the struggles of people in extraordinary situations in the fight for justice and rights. All film showings are free of charge. All welcome. Tuesday 29th July – Friday 1st August 2014 Admission is … Continue reading Interesting films at the Spirit of Mother Jones Festival 2014
Above is an icon depicting Louis Tikas, the Ludlow Massacre and Mother Jones by Giannis Gigas Thomas. This icon was exhibited at the Art Athina Exhibition 2014. Below is a graphic describing the scenes depicted in the icon. For more on Giannis Gigas Thomas art visit his website at http://www.prosopa.eu
Louis Tikas Palikari………..Louis Tikas and the Ludlow Massacre! Louis Tikas was a good friend of Mother Jones and they worked alongside each other in Colorado in the final months of 1913 when the Colorado miners went on strike. Louis Tikas was born in Crete in 1886 as Elias Anastasios Spantidakis and later emigrated from Greece … Continue reading Palikari – Louis Tikas and the Ludlow Massacre!