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Anti-Capitalist Demonstration of May 1, 2013 in Montreal: Journée des Travailleurs et Travailleuses: Manifestation Anti-Capitaliste
Montreal 2013: police state. Montreal's municipal goverment passes a bylaw that suspends the right of citizens to assemble unless they have received advance permission from police. Citizens who assert...
Archiving With May Day Rooms: From the Marx Memorial Library to Cold Bath Fields
In our day, as the traces of our radical movements are being thrown into rubbish pits, as state sponsored “austerity” demands the commodification of every inch of space, and with sinister intent destr...
The Idea of May Day on the March
The brilliant basic idea of May Day is the autonomous, immediate stepping forward of the proletarian masses, the political mass action of the millions of workers who otherwise are atomized by the barr...
In the Storm
The war destroys the appearance which leads us to believe in peaceful social evolution; in the omnipotence and the untouchability of bourgeois legality; in national exclusivism; in the stability of po...
The Incomplete, True, Authentic, and Wonderful History of May Day
This book's reflections on the Red and the Green -- out of which arguably the only hope for the future lies -- are populated by the likes of Native American anarchocommunist Lucy Parsons, the Dodge Re...
International Workers' Day: Connexipedia Article
A celebration of the social and economic achievements of the international labor movement.
Istanbul's Shameful May Day: Silencing the Masses
"I was walking through the streets of Istanbul. Smoke and tear-gas bombs were exploding everywhere and people were running, pursued by police in riot gear". I lay for a while analysing my dream. It wa...
Luxemburg, Rosa - Writings - Index
Writings of Rosa Luxemburg (1871-1919).
May Day: Connexipedia Article
Occurs on May 1 and refers to several public holidays.
May Day at 125: Against The Current vol. 152
In the spring of 1886 workers at Chicago’s McCormick Harvesting Machine Company struck for the eight-hour workday. They were locked out by the employers, who hired strikebreakers in their place. On Ma...
May Day Documents
Documents focusing on the labour history origins of May Day as a workers' holiday, including material from the eight-hour movement, the Haymarket Tragedy, International May Day, as well as recollectio...
May Day & SDS & SNCC Jubilee
Class consciousness is the knowledge that emancipation is ours. Class struggle is the fight for it, the fight to be a class, and then the fight to abolish the class system. It is not economistic; it...
Mayday, the 8-hour movement and the Knights of Labor
Jeremy Brecher's account of the growth of the Knights of Labor union in the US, the agitation for a maximum 8-hour working day and the Chicago Haymarket events of 1886.
A Revolutionary Marxist History of May Day
The revolutionary heritage of May Day
What Are the Origins of May Day?
As long as the struggle of the workers against the bourgeoisie and the ruling class continues, as long as all demands are not met, May Day will be the yearly expression of these demands. And, when bet...