[Editors Note: Be Here or Be Square. Check out FDL's May Day 2012 coverage page. Brian Sonenstein has more on May Day 2012 at Firedoglake.]
May Day, a holiday created in part to commemorate the Haymarket Massacre in Chicago, Illinois, has become a global celebration in almost every country except, ironically, the United States.
That Ends Tomorrow.
Joyce L. Arnold, Liberally Independent, Queer Talk, equality activist, writer. Tomorrow, May 1, is the General Strike, the “Day Without the 99%”, planned by Occupy, immigrant and labor organizations, and more. Much of what’s being d...
Livestream with Brian Sonenstein at the Occupy National Gathering on how to avoid eviction
FDL's Brian Sonenstein is at Zuccotti Square livestreaming from #OccupyWallStreet. He'll be broadcasting Naomi Klein's speech, which is scheduled to start at 6pm tonight.
Tomorrow is May Day, and Occupy groups have spent months planning a general strike. Organizers are calling on people everywhere to show solidarity by abstaining from commerce, staying home from school and work, avoiding the bank, an...