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May 1st

Immigration Debate Breathes Life Into Rally

AP | RAQUEL MARIA DILLON and ELLIOT SPAGAT | Posted 07.01.2013 | Latino Voices

LOS ANGELES — Demonstrators demanded an overhaul of immigration laws Wednesday in an annual, nationwide ritual that carried a special sense of u...

Changing the World From the Comfort of Your Own Home

Lee Camp | Posted 06.24.2012 | Comedy
Lee Camp

As you've probably heard, the Occupy movement is promoting a general strike on May 1st -- a day when we, the 99%, don't work, shop, go to school, or d...

Celebrating Beltane: Courage in Hard Times

Elizabeth Cunningham | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Elizabeth Cunningham

Isn't an early Spring (fast turning into an early summer) cause for rejoicing? Perhaps, if it was just an anomaly. But I can't help feeling that this early Spring is connected to the climate change

Why I'm Getting Arrested Tomorrow at the White House

Deepak Bhargava | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Deepak Bhargava

Tomorrow, there will be over 80 demonstrations in favor of immigration reform across America. One of them will be in Lafayette Park, across the street...

May Day Fails its Promise to Workers

Bama Arethrya | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Bama Arethrya

We should think about commemorating May Day this year by standing in solidarity with the workers of Colombia and the Philippines, and anywhere where organizing is life-threatening.

National Day of Action - May 1st

Christine Neumann-Ortiz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Christine Neumann-Ortiz

Why am I marching on May 1st? Because I am the daughter of immigrants; because working to survive is not a crime; because I believe in the American people who have challenged unjust laws throughout history.