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Occupy May Day

Eleazar David Melendez

As Occupy Wall Street Prepares For Yearly Milestone, Movement Looks For New Spark | Eleazar David Melendez | Posted 05.01.2013 | Business

On Friday, members of the loose coalition of progressive activists known as Occupy Wall Street met inside the sprawling atrium of Deutsche Bank’s Ne...

Is Occupy Successfully Answering the May Day Call for Help?

Jerry Ashton | Posted 06.29.2013 | New York
Jerry Ashton

Now in its second year of existence and approaching the second "May Day" celebration in which it has participated, Occupy Wall Street has both toned down and ramped up its rhetoric and goals.

Plutonomy and the Precariat

Noam Chomsky | Posted 07.08.2012 | Politics
Noam Chomsky

The Occupy movement has been an extremely exciting development. If the bonds and associations it has established can be sustained through a long, dark period ahead -- because victory won't come quickly -- it could prove a significant moment in American history.

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 ...

How the United States Whitewashes May Day

Paul Hogarth | Posted 07.01.2012 | Politics
Paul Hogarth

Unless you were a red-diaper baby, Americans don't grow up learning about May Day. May Day is celebrated in almost every country in the world, except the United States. For years, the United States has intentionally whitewashed May Day from our culture and our consciousness.

The Tinder-Box Society

Robert Reich | Posted 07.01.2012 | Business
Robert Reich

May 1 may be a good day for the Dow Jones Industrial Average, but the future depends on the job prospects and wages of the average worker.

Tips On Being A Good Citizen Journalist

AlterNet | Posted 07.01.2012 | Media

 As police departments around the country are reportedly mobilizing to shut down protests and actions for May Day, it's worth looking back over Witne...

Robin Wilkey

WATCH: Angry Mob Attacks Mission Restaurants, Cars, Businesses | Robin Wilkey | Posted 05.01.2012 | San Francisco

A small group of protesters wreaked sizable damage in San Francisco's Mission District on Monday night, as participants smashed windows, spray painted...

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.

Horses, Retirees And Musicals, Oh My!

Posted 04.30.2012 | Home


Morello, Das Racist, Dan Deacon To Perform At Occupy May Day Rally

Posted 04.23.2012 | New York

The music lineup has been released for Occupy Wall Street's big May Day protest and General Strike on May 1st in New York City. True, there's no Radio...