by greenspacewriter 05/03/2012
May Day - also referred to as International Worker’s Day - this year drew attention in the United States as a result of an anticipated resurgence of the Occupy Wall Street movement. Occupiers throughout the nation circulated plans for a general strike, asking people not to go to work or school and to abstain from spending on May 1st. In effect, the Occupy movement sought to convince people to join their May Day protests and marches instead of participating in the capitalist system.
Despite their efforts, these scheduled activities fell short on numbers.view more »