May Day

May Day Repression in Turin

For some time now, May 1 has been transformed into an institutional catwalk, an empty stage on which workers' conflicts, now devoid of a sense of class and in some disarray, can be paraded.

Crisis, War and Environmental Catastrophe: There is No Alternative to the Social Revolution!

2019 finds humanity in an increasingly dangerous place. The consequences of global economic stagnation, itself the product of a much deeper crisis of profitability, can be seen in the rise of nationalism, racism and xenophobia. These in turn threaten not only to add to the increasing proliferation of unending wars around the world but to the possibility of more general conflict further down the line. Not unconnected to the current wars are the environmental disasters which the pursuit of profit has already inflicted on millions across the globe. If allowed to proceed unchecked capitalism threatens, in one way or another, the very existence of the only home humanity has.

Against Nationalism and War!

May Day 2018 Statement of the Internationalist Communist Tendency.

A world to win

A leaflet distributed by Solidarity at a May Day demonstration in London, probably in the early 1960s (perhaps 1961) advertising one of their meetings and promoting socialism from below as opposed to the statist socialism of the Labour Party or the USSR.

Three articles about 1st of may - Errico Malatesta

Malatesta's account of Mayday it's turn from a day of workers',strike into a labor holiday and the state of the anarchist movement

Industrial Worker (Spring 2016)

The Spring 2016 (#1777, Vol. 113, No. 2) issue of the Industrial Worker, the newspaper of the revolutionary union, the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW).

Industrial Worker (Spring 2017)

The Spring 2017 (#1779, Vol. 114, No. 2) issue of the Industrial Worker, the newspaper of the revolutionary union, the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW).

When Riot Cops Attack: Repression and Solidarity in Portland’s May Day

From inside the Portland May Day 2017 action, the unwarranted repression from the police made us stronger than before.

IWW and radical influences on the San Francisco waterfront

Strike Don't Scab San Francisco Waterfront

For May Day 2017 Local 10 of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union invoked a contractual "stop-work" privilege and refused to work any Bay Area docks in celebration of International Workers Day for the third consecutive year. This speech, originally delivered at the 75th Anniversary of the 1934 San Francisco General Strike at the Marine Firemen’s Hall in San Francisco, was adapted for the rally preceding the May Day march on May 1, 2017.