Thursday September 20, 2018
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BY Brad Sigal | San Juan, Puerto Rico | 5/03/18
On May 1, police in Puerto Rico responded to tens of thousands of people marching against austerity with serious repression including tear gas, pepper spray and arrests.
BY staff | Tampa, FL | 4/25/15
Organizations around the Tampa Bay joined together here for a press conference, April 24, in front of the Ybor Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) office, holding two banners, one that read “May Day” and another saying “Stop the deportations.”
BY staff | Milwaukee, WI | 5/08/14
Several dozen Milwaukee activists attended the May 3 event “Celebrate May Day with Freedom Road Socialist Organization, A Conversation on the Year in People’s Movements and the Struggle for Socialism” to discuss the importance of International Workers Day and the fight for socialism.
BY Sarah Buchner | Asheville, NC | 5/07/14
Two-dozen workers gathered in downtown Asheville for a rally on May 1 to celebrate International Workers Day. Community members and workers brought red flags and signs such as, “Thou shalt not steal. Stop wage theft now!”
BY staff | Jacksonville, FL | 5/05/14
Around 40 workers from Jacksonville attended a backyard May Day cookout to celebrate International Workers Day. The event, hosted by the newly-formed Young Workers of Jacksonville (YWJ), drew workers from across many industries and unions.
BY staff | Milwaukee, WI | 5/03/14
In the drizzling rain and chilly temperatures, several thousand immigrants, workers and family members marched from Milwaukee’s South Side to the County Courthouse downtown, demanding an end to ICE raids in the courts and legalization for all.
BY Jafe Arnoldski | Tucson, AZ | 5/02/14
"Deport La Migra! Not the workers!" chanted hundreds of Tucsonans who took the fight against mass deportations and attacks on workers to some of those responsible for these attacks.
BY staff | Saint Paul, MN | 5/02/14
On May 1, International Workers Day, around 2000 people marched two and a half miles from the Governor’s Mansion to the State Capitol. The march raised four demands: drivers licenses for all, workers rights, just immigration reform, and no more deportations.
BY staff | Miami, FL | 5/01/14
About 50 people waving flags and banners gathered at the Torch of Friendship, May 1, to celebrate International Workers Day. Members of various South Florida progressive, socialist and anarchist organizations joined together for this event, which included speeches and a brief march down busy Biscayne Boulevard.
BY staff | Tampa, FL | 5/01/14
Activists gathered front of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) office, May 1, to demand not one more deportation.
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