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May Day 2012

Beyond May Day

Camille Rivera | Posted 07.18.2012 | New York
Camille Rivera

May Day, the Occupy movement and the 99 percent narrative have raised the voices of low-wage workers in this city who have joined together under the banner "Organize, Legalize, and Unionize."

Police Brutality and Political Repression on Miami Streets..Once Again

Carlos Ortiz | Posted 07.09.2012 | Miami
Carlos Ortiz

What is at stake is not only the ideal of a political culture that respects and cherishes diversity, freedom and debate, but also the vision of a society where equality of opportunity is a work-in-progress through the social commitment of all.

The Los Angeles May Day 'Queer Contingent' and the Politics of Inclusion

Suyapa Portillo | Posted 07.05.2012 | Latino Voices
Suyapa Portillo

For LGBTQ, particularly transgender, immigrants, the partnership between local law enforcement, federal agencies and Immigration Custom Enforcement (ICE) inevitably lead to violence.

WATCH: 3 Shocking May Day Attacks On LAPD

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 05.03.2012 | Los Angeles

Two shocking videos have emerged capturing three violent attacks against police officers at Tuesday's May Day 2012 protest. In the video below, a y...

Robin Wilkey

PHOTOS: Thousands Turn Out For May Day Protests | Robin Wilkey | Posted 05.02.2012 | San Francisco

UPDATE: The May Day protests escalated in Oakland throughout the night, leading to 23 arrests including one for suspicion of felony assault on a peace...

Immortal Technique At Occupy May Day In Union Square (VIDEO)

Posted 05.01.2012 | Home

Immortal Technique performed at the Occupy May Day rally at Union Square in New York Tuesday, in arguably the most impassioned performance of the afte...

Tom Morello At Occupy May Day In Union Square (VIDEO)

Posted 05.01.2012 | Home

Tom Morello and his "guitarmy" led the Occupy Wall Street masses from Bryant Park down to lower Manhattan in New York on Tuesday, stopping to perform ...

Dan Deacon At Occupy May Day In Union Square (VIDEO)

Posted 05.01.2012 | Home

Dan Deacon performed at the Occupy May Day rally in New York Tuesday alongside Tom Morello, Immortal Technique and Das Racist. Deacon took a creative ...

May Day Ralliers Protest Downtown, Block Bank Entrance

Posted 05.16.2012 | Chicago

Updated story Late Tuesday morning, about 150 protesters rallied outside of a Bank of America branch in the heart of Chicago's Loop, blocking the b...

May Day Festivals of Flirtation, Fertility, and Sexual Frenzy

Donna Henes | Posted 07.01.2012 | Healthy Living
Donna Henes

This May Day, let us pay tribute to the Earth Mother and Her daughter goddesses of green growth by planting May trees and flowers and then dancing around them to celebrate the lovely, lusty miracle of life.

Occupy Detroit Is Back

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.01.2012 | Detroit

After packing up the small tent city pitched in Grand Circus Park in November, members of Occupy Detroit have been pursuing lower-profile projects, fi...

Everything You Need To Know About May Day On Tuesday

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 05.01.2012 | Los Angeles

May Day, which falls each year on May 1, is International Workers' Day. In Los Angeles, several rallies and protests are planned to recognize the cont...

A Few Good Reasons Not to Show Up for Work This Tuesday -- Why May Day Is Our Day

Nathan Patches Pim | Posted 06.30.2012 | Miami
Nathan Patches Pim

We gather at noon in Bayfront Park in Miami this Tuesday for many reasons, but the cause is the same: a system that has completely dropped any pretense of serving the people it represents. If you've had enough of this madness, join us.