Philly Teachers Call Off Work In Bottom-Up Campaign

By Samantha Winslow, www.labornotes.org -

By Samantha Winslow for Labor Notes - Teachers and their unions turned out for May Day this year in St. Paul, Minneapolis, Oakland, Los Angeles, Milwaukee, Chicago, and Seattle. They held [...]

Violent Clashes Break Out At May Day March In Paris

By Ross Domoney, www.roarmag.org -

By Ross Domoney for ROAR Magazine - Heavy clashes erupt at May Day demonstrations in Paris ahead of a historic election that will see the neoliberal Macron square off against the neo-fascist Le Pen.

Here To Stay: Immigrant Workers Demand Justice, Respect On May Day

By Anne Meador and John Zangas, www.dcmediagroup.us -

By Anne Meador and John Zangas for DC Media Group - Thousands of people marched in the streets of Washington, DC to celebrate May Day, the holiday often known as International Workers’ Day, with [...]

Over 100 Thousand Join “Day Without Immigrants” Strike

By Staff, www.PopularResistance.org -

By Staff for Cosecha. Immigrant workers in over 30 states across the country joined a national strike billed as a “Day Without Immigrants” today to demonstrate that the country depends on the [...]

May Day In The Hood

By John Reimann, www.thenorthstar.info -

By John Reimann for North Star - So, I was walking down the street in my neighborhood, posting these leaflets (English and Spanish) for a May Day event in the neighborhood park. Got my backpack [...]

Call For Global Unity On May Day

By James E. Rabbitt, III, www.popularresistance.org -

By James E. Rabbitt, III. This May Day (Monday, May 1, 2017), workers worldwide are invited to participate in an unprecedented call for global unity demanding that all full-time workers are paid [...]

50 Clergy, Students & Allies Sit-In At Detention Center

By Staff, www.PopularResistance.org -

By Staff of Cosecha. The sit in a the South Bay detention center in Boston comes in response to the detention of three immigrant rights activists from Justicia Migrante in Burlington, VT: Jose [...]

Make May Day A Day Of Resistance

By Staff, www.socialistworker.org -

By Staff of Socialist Worker - HERE IN Seattle, the favored topic of small talk has shifted from the clouds and rain to the president and his incompetence. Students at my high school have formed [...]

Hundreds Of Thousands Of Workers Will Strike May 1

By Cora Lewis, www.buzzfeed.com -

By Cora Lewis for BuzzFeed News - Members of SEIU United Service Workers West protest during May Day demonstrations at Los Angeles International Airport in 2012. Gus Ruelas / Reuters Since Donald [...]

Protest Groups Uniting As ‘The Majority’ For Actions On May Day

By Aaron Morrison, www.mic.com -

By Aaron Morrison for Mic - Activist groups are uniting as a broader coalition they've dubbed "The Majority," an idea inspired by the Movement for Black Lives — a collective of organizations in [...]

May Day Mass Action Will Be Historic ‘Strike From Below’

By Sue Sturgis, www.facingsouth.org -

By Sue Sturgis for Facing South - Hundreds of thousands of service workers across the South and the rest of the nation are planning to take part in a general strike for human rights and equality [...]

Making May Day A Day For Solidarity

By Nicole Colson, www.socialistworker.org -

By Nicole Colson for Socialist Worker - The Women's Marches held the day after he took office were the largest single day of demonstrations in U.S. history. Thousands of people participated in a [...]

May Day: Seattle Educators Moving Closer To Strike

By Calvin Priest, www.counterpunch.org -

By Calvin Priest for Counter Punch - On Monday, March 13, the Seattle Educators Association (SEA) took a big step toward May 1 strike action in voting by an overwhelming majority in favor of a [...]

May Day Rallies Worldwide Demand Workers’ Rights

By Andrea Germanos, www.commondreams.org -

By Andrea Germanos for Common Dreams - Workers on Sunday marked May Day across the globe with rallies in cities from Paris, to Istanbul, to Manila. Some of the protesters faced violence from [...]

Anarchist And Intersectional Feminist Who Inspired May Day

By Laura Flanders, www.commondreams.org -

By Laura Flanders for Commondreams. Workers shouldn't strike and go out and starve, but strike and remain in, and take possession, said Lucy parsons. Lifelong partner of Albert parsons, one of [...]

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