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  1. Memorial Day FreebiesRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | NBC San Diego

    MAY 1: A woman waves an American flag as people rally before marching to the Metropolitan Detention Center during one a several May Day immigration-themed events on May 1, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. Demonstrators are calling for immigration reform and an end to deportations of undocumented residents.


  2. Ranch Diaries: An orphaned calf gets rescuedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | High Country News

    Unlike these pairs, May Day will have a unique family -- most likely paired with another mother cow, since hers has died. Ranch Diaries is an series highlighting the experiences of Laura Jean Schneider, who gives us a peek into daily life during the first year of Triangle P Cattle Company, a new LLC in southcentral New Mexico.


  3. May Day Protest 2015 - ILWU Local 10 Initiates Protest Against Police TerrorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 |

    This is a documentary about the May 1 action on the Oakland docks by ILWU Local 10 and supporters to protest police terror May Day Protest 2015 - ILWU Local 10 Initiates Protest Against Police Terror from Kavilier Films The San Francisco longshore union, ILWU Local 10, announced that its members will stop work in Bay Area ports on May 1 2015, International Workers Day, to protest police killings. It also has called for a march Friday from the Port of Oakland to Oakland City Hall to protest "the recent escalation in police brutality throughout the U.S. that has resulted in the needless killing of innocent and unarmed minorities."


  4. Ireland: Unions launch new platform for democratic and social renewalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | Green Left Weekly

    A special May Day conference was convened on May 1 and 2 by the five trade unions affiliated to the Right2Water campaign, which is leading the huge struggle against water charges in Ireland. The conference discussed a set of core principles that will underpin a "Platform for Renewal", with the aim to unite left and progressive forces before the next general election.


  5. Police Blotter | May 14, 2015Read the original story

    Thursday May 14 | Capitol Hill Times Police Blotter

    A May Day protestor was arrested at 7:30 p.m. on May 1 at Broadway and East Howell Street after he jumped in front of a police officer's bicycle after being told to move out of the way. The officer was thrown from his bike, and his right wrist was injured to the point that he needed medical attention.


  6. Macedonia Journal, Part IV Impromptus: Macedonia Journal, Part IV Jay ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | National Review Online

    ... study math. He'll probably go to a university here in Macedonia, then transfer to a university in Germany. May 1 is May Day, therefore the Left's day. People are singing "Bandiera Rossa," the old Red anthem. And they are out on the streets, ...


  7. One Woman's Struggle To Survive 'Too Much Vacation' In FranceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | National Public Radio

    ... because of all the holiday holes in it. There are four national holidays and thus four long weekends. May 1 was the May Day workers' fete, May 8 marked the World War II victory in Europe, and there are two others I'll get to in a moment. Instead of ...


  8. Grassroots alumna in mayoral race against incumbentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | Golden Gate Xpress

    As Amy Farah Weiss walked her candy apple red bicycle in front of the steps of City Hall, the Bay Area native handed out voter registration sheets from the basket of her cruiser on a windy day in May. She paused to chat with local activists Andy Blue of San Francisco coalition Plaza 16 and Pirate Mike about the upcoming mayoral race and how she plans on taking the position in the upcoming November election as May Day protests played out behind them. Weiss announced her candidacy for San Francisco mayor in December.


  9. 'RAPIST' COP: Answer me or I will RAPE you - anti-GST protester toldRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Malaysia Chronicle

    A 21 year-old girl who was allegedly threatened with rape by a cop is in a traumatised state and too terrified to return to the Dang Wangi police station where the incident took place, to have her statement recorded over her participation in the anti-GST May Day rally. Speaking to reporters at the Persatuan Kesedaran Komuniti Selangor office here today, Maisarah Amira related her horrifying experience, alleging that a plainclothes officer threatened her with rape when she refused to answer any of his questions at the Dang Wangi police station in the morning of the rally where she was detained.


  10. First Friday in Downtown Phoenix: May 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Phoenix New Times

    This month's First Friday art walk on Friday, May 1, was quite interesting due to an avant-garde exhibition at Grant Street Studios and the closing reception of For the Sin at Palabra. Most of Roosevelt Row was closed to cars, as a small army of police officers on bicycles sat and waited for May Day protesters to cross their paths.


  11. Inside Mexico's deadliest cartel: How the twisted 'New Generation'...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Daily Mail

    Inside Mexico's deadliest cartel: How the twisted 'New Generation' gang - which took down army helicopter with an RPG - bids to win hearts of civilians with ultra-violent 'Robin Hood' image Gang hung banners around Guadalajara apologising for civilian deaths during vicious bout of May day violence which cost 15 lives Shooting down military helicopters, murdering entire police convoys and decimating rival gangs - welcome to the twisted world of the Jalisco New Generation, which now holds the title of Mexico's deadliest cartel.


  12. France's Jean-Marie Le Pen to create new political groupRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 |

    France's far-right National Front founder Jean-Marie Le Pen, whose party membership has been suspended by his own daughter, said on Monday he plans to set up his own political group. France's far-right National Front political party founder and honorary president Jean-Marie Le Pen attends their traditional May Day tribute to Joan of Arc in Paris, France, May 1, 2015.


  13. Police blotter week of 5-11-15Read the original story

    Monday May 11 | West Seattle Herald

    Jacked while waiting for a lift May Day proved to be a tough day not only for the city but also for two people who were victims of a strong armed robbery as they waited for a ride share cab to pick them up on S.W. Genessee St. and Delridge Way S.W. The ride share company was redacted from the police report but was either an Uber or Lyft car. According to the victims' accounts they had just gotten off the bus around 3:13 p.m. and decided to call a ride share cab to take them home.


  14. Venezuela: Huge May Day march amid new struggles, wage risesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 10 | Green Left Weekly

    ... seemingly endless column of red. The marchers hailed from a range of diverse parties and social movements, for whom May Day bears a variety of meanings. Nelida Cordero, a national spokesperson for Resident Workers United for Venezuela that organises ...


  15. Bowlodrome launched Bangor's newest amusement palace a century agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 10 | Bangor Daily News

    ... on the west side of the stream" a reporter recalled in the Bangor Daily News May 1, 1915. "Since that mournful May Day, however, wonders have been accomplished in the rebuilding of the city on a better plan and in one spot something that must be ...


  16. Turkish police detain five Syrians while staging Taksim protest for Iranian womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    ... of Iraq (KRG), Dogan News Agency reported. Turkish police, who recently used a heavy hand to close the square to May Day demonstrators on May 1, initially tried to remove the flags from the protesters' hands. Five demonstrators who resisted the ...


  17. Saunders: Continual protests inevitably end in violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 9 | RecordNET

    ... Scum," tried to sabotage the commute of people whose offense must be that they have jobs. The effort fizzled. A May Day march from the Port of Oakland to City Hall was both pro-labor and anti-police brutality. As the Chronicle reported, Yoel Haile ...


  18. Russia's Indefatigable AbsurdistsRead the original story

    Saturday May 9 | Global Voices Online

    ... with Calvert Journal : Monstration was an experiment in rethinking the city environment and particularly the May Day demonstrations, which had long lost their original meaning. I'd gone to several May Day demonstrations before and they seemed like a ...


  19. Ecuador: Pro- and anti-Correa marches mark May DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 9 | Green Left Weekly

    May Day celebrations in Quito took on a divided political nature with two marches happening simultaneously, TeleSUR English said on May 1 . One march celebrated strides in workers' rights under President Rafael Correa and his government's "Citizen's Revolution" while the other was organised by opposition forces.


  20. One million march in CubaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 9 | Green Left Weekly

    ... US after infiltrating right-wing anti-Cuban groups in Miami to help stop terrorist attacks. The Cuban Five led the May Day march, which was organised around the slogan "United in the Construction of Socialism". The five then left for Venezuela to ... 1 comment