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May 1

Homeless Camping Ban Passed By City Council

Posted 05.15.2012 | Denver

A controversial ordinance to ban "unauthorized" camping in the city of Denver--a measure that specifically targets homeless people sleeping on the str...

May Day: From the Haymarket Massacre to the Occupy Movement

Lawrence Wittner | Posted 07.03.2012 | Home
Lawrence Wittner

Many people might be surprised to learn that the May Day celebrations that occurred around the world in 2012 were born more than a century ago out of a struggle by American workers for the eight-hour day.

Preliminary Homeless 'Camping' Ban Approved By Denver City Council

Posted 05.01.2012 | Denver

A proposal to ban "unauthorized" camping in the city of Denver--a measure that specifically targets homeless people sleeping on the streets--has gotte...

May Day

Noam Chomsky | Posted 04.28.2012 | Politics
Noam Chomsky

May Day started here, but then became an international day in support of American workers who were being subjected to brutal violence and judicial punishment. If you get to a point where the existing institutions will not bend to the popular will, you have to eliminate the institutions.

May Day: A Bawdy Festival of Fertility

Donna Henes | Posted 11.17.2011 | 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.

The Most Surprising Facts About May Day

Posted 07.01.2011 | World

Although it's not recognized in the U.S. or Canada, May Day is one of the biggest bank holidays elsewhere in the world. While it conjures up image...

The 21st Century Civil Rights Movement

Kety Esquivel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kety Esquivel

(Originally posted on Yes Magazine) Earlier this month, hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets across the nation in support of immigrati...

May Day: The Most Random Holiday Of All!

Huffington Post | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

If you weren't aware, today is May Day! What is May Day, you might ask? Well, according to Wikipedia's May Day entry: "May Day occurs on May 1 and re...