Occupy movement brings May Day protests to U.S.
I've known about the Occupy movement's May Day General Strike for ages, ever since a good friend, an activist in Denver, posted an excellent promotional poster back in the middle of February (see the bottom of this article),
30 April 2012 In May Day Solidarity, Zimbabwe's NCA Urges Workers to Reject Draft Charter Ntungamili Nkomo & Jonga Kandemiiri | Washington DC Zimbabwe's constitutional reform movement, the National Constitutional Assembly has urged workers to take the
Here's the 4-1-1: May Day and Morris dancing go back centuries to Olde England, which has a similar climate to Seattle. So spring doesn't really arrive until sometime in May. At some point centuries ago, Morris dancers realized that if they would just
A May Day rally in 2007 ended in violence at MacArthur Park as police tried to break up a peaceful rally for being an "unlawful assembly," and protesters sued the city. The City of Los Angeles ended up paying a $12.85 million settlement to the
The Occupy movement's syncretization of May Day tradition and 21st century anti-corporate and anti-austerity civil disobedience has been called many things. Nationally, Occupy May 1 has been calling for a general strike. Walk-outs, sick-outs,