Filmmaker Bianca Smith captures Occupy Los Angeles as they come from the north, south, east and west to converge into a Workers' Day celebration. "We are babysitters, nannies, we're gardeners, janitors, security guards," a woman shouts at a union rally. "We're all kinds of workers, and we demand respect!"
Let's slow things down... so we can get lost in the sea of faces....
In yet another victory for the Occupy movement, all charges were dismissed against 20 Occupy Albany protesters who were arrested on May Day after the District Attorney notified the court that he would not prosecute peaceful
More members of Occupy Wall Street are coming forward to allege that police carrying old bench warrants for minor violations such as public urination, open container or riding a bicycle on a sidewalk, so that they could interrogate occupiers
Police teargas Oakland protesters at May Day general strike Around 400 protesters have been confronted by police who used tear gas, causing hundreds to scatter on May 1. Some activists blocked streets throughout the day and vandalized
Occupy Seattle attacked and pepper sprayed by the Police May 1st: Occupy Seattle protestors were at the city's Terminal 18 port when, according to many witnesses, the cops formed a line with horses and bikes and started hitting the crowd
Incredible aerial views of Occupy Wall Street May 1st General Strike March in Manhattan, New York.
Protests marking May Day were held worldwide on Tuesday, including at least 100 Occupy protests across the U.S. Marches in some areas turned violent. In Oakland, protesters banged on bank windows and went head-to-head with a police line. In Seattle, protesters smashed windows and police resorted to pepper spraying some of the crowds. 1,000 Occupy protesters gathered at New York City’s Bryant Park, before marching up Fifth Avenue. One co-organizer said, “We're trying to find new, positive community-building ways to engage and protest and be a part of the burgeoning civil dialogue about what this country should be doing.”
A breaking news story from Cleveland, Ohio today. Occupy Cleveland's May Day festivities have been cancelled today after an announcement from the FBI that 5 members of Occupy Cleveland had been arrested after an attempt to blow up an area bridge, as well as targets at other locations.
Livestreaming May Day General Strike...
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