May Day

Where We Stand: Formation of a new anarchist communist project in the UK

May Day statement of "Collective Action". In it we outline our analysis of the problems facing the anarchist movement in the UK and offer a call out to all independent anarchist communists to participate in our project to re-visit our political tradition, re-group and re-kindle our political action.

May Day 2012 - discussion and updates

May 1, International Workers Day. Please post your accounts and updates of workers' events today in the comments below.

May 1st: After the blooms of spring, a hot summer

An analysis of May Day and discussion of the next steps amidst this crisis.

Primero de Mayo: un golpe radical en el vientre de la Bestia

El Primero de Mayo de 2012 ha de ser el momento de revivir ese Primero de mayo que la clase dominante ha tratado de borrar, celebrando el Día Internacional de los Trabajadores en los Estados Unidos, como una manifestación política de conciencia de clase y de solidaridad internacional.

May Day: A Radical Strike into the Belly of the Beast

May Day: A Radical Strike into the Belly of the Beast

On May 1st, 2012, we will revive the May Day the ruling class has tried to erase; we will celebrate International Workers’ Day in the United States as a political manifestation of class consciousness and international solidarity.

General strike May 1st: Why?

Why do we need a general strike?

May 1st, 2012 posters and graphics

Collection of Occupy related images that have been floating around the internet on the topic of a May 1st general strike.

Why May Day matters - A reflection from Johannesburg

When we celebrate May Day we seldom know or reflect on why it is a holiday in South Africa and in many parts of the world. Sian Byrne, Warren McGregor and Lucien van der Walt tell the story of powerful struggles that lie behind its existence and of the organisations that both created it and kept its meaning alive.

The Organizer # 26

PDF of Twin Cities IWW branch's quarterly newsletter.

The incomplete, true, authentic and wonderful history of May Day - Peter Linebaugh

Peter Linebaugh's overview of the historical roots of the traditional workers' day.