Category Archives: Mayday

An Analysis of #MayDay 2017 in #Olympia #WA

An analysis of this years May Day demo in Olympia, Washington.

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What Happened in #Portland on #MayDay?

This May Day in Portland, Oregon about 1,500 people rallied and marched against capitalism, racism, and colonialism, including immigrant families, undocumented folks, people with disabilities, and working families with kids.  It was International Workers Day, which commemorates the Haymarket affair, … Continue reading

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#Olympia #WA: OPD Cries for Public Aid in Identifying “Unfriendly Mob”

As has been seen in the aftermath of past May Days in the Pacific Northwest, the Olympia Police Department has requested the aid of the public in identifying those involved in what was deemed an “unfriendly mob” on May Day … Continue reading

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Reflections on a Demoralizing #MayDay in #Montreal

Reflections on a demoralizing May Day in Montreal: “We need to start acting like a bloc, not just wearing black”. Image: May Day 2017 in Montreal

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#Portland #MayDay When Riot Cops Attack: Repression & Solidarity

Events like May Day are a temperature check for the collective hive mind of the left reflecting on the year behind them.  Because it is a tradition that skates back more than a hundred years, it rarely stands out as … Continue reading

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#MayDay: #BlackBloc Activists Clashed With Police in #Portland

In Portland, Oregan Black Bloc activists clashed with police during this years May Day protests.

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#Minneapolis: Anti-War Committee Protects Fascist Trump Supporter at #MayDay March

At the International Worker’s and Immigrants Rights Day march in Minneapolis, “security” (protest marshals, aka peace police) was provided by a variety of leftist organizations. Among them, the Anti-War Committee. During the march, a man in a black bomber jacket … Continue reading

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Reportback #MayDay 2017 March in Santa Cruz #CA

A family that lives in the Beach Flats led the march with a child’s sign proclaiming, “Fuera Trump! Viva La Raza! Viva Los Trabajadores!”

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#Olympia #WA #MayDay Reportback

Reportback from the May Day protests in Olympia, Washington.

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Heavy Clashes During #MayDay in #Paris

This years May Day demo was much bigger than in the previous years. According to the cops 30.000 people joined the demo, organising CGT stated that 80.000 people joined. At the front of the demo there was a black bloc … Continue reading

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