May Day

Volume 2 Issue 3

Vol. II MAY, 1907 No.3

Industrial Worker #1696 (June 2007)

The June 2007 issue of the Industrial Worker, the newspaper of the revolutionary union, the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW).

Industrial Worker #1684 (May 2006)

The May 2006 issue of the Industrial Worker, the official English-language publication of the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW).

The One Big Union Monthly (May 1937)

The May 1937 issue of The One Big Union Monthly, with articles on the Spanish Civil War and the Barcelona May Day. Contributors include x102287, Melvin W. Jackson, Walter Pfeffer, Eugene M. Fisher and Justus Ebert.

Solidarity in spring: challenging racist violence at Portland’s May Day 2015

A look at where the violence of the police took the stage at 2015's May Day event.

Chicago Martyrs Meeting, London 1891

An account of a meeting to remember the Chicago Martrs, held in South Place, London, 1891

Portrait of Italian May Day 2014

Turin, May Day 2014.

On May Day, as in many other places around the world, thousands of people gathered in squares and streets all over Italy to celebrate International Workers’ Day. The celebrations took different forms, from concerts to direct action such as disputes with shops which had stayed open.

Mayday 2014: reports from around the world

Turkey, May 1st 2014.

With International Workers' Day taking place in a world riven by economic crisis, we're sharing short reports, pictures and videos on May Day protests and celebrations around the world.

Mayday, the 8-hour movement and the Knights of Labor - Jeremy Brecher

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.