May Day News
25 arrested in Portland May Day violence after protesters hurl bottles, Molotov cocktails at police
Twenty five people were arrested during a May Day march in downtown Portland, Oregon, after protesters threw bottles and other items at police officers monitoring the event, authorities said. The Portland Police Bureau said that lead balls, smoke bombs, paint, glass bottles and full cans of Pepsi
May Day protesters take to the streets for the rights of labor, women, immigrants
Thousands of protesters around the U.S. are expected to demonstrate today in recognition of May Day , the first day of May also known as International Workers Day, which has for more than a century been an occasion for political action by labor unions and other progressive organizations. This
Caps star Evgeny Kuznetsov making himself at home
When Evgeny Kuznetsov was getting married, he wondered, "Why not do it at the rink in Chelyabinsk?" "It was some kind of special moment for me," Kuznetsov said. "And I ask my wife, and she said it's OK, no problem." That decision speaks volumes about the nature of a young man who just might be the
This Is How Russia Does Soviet Nostalgia
ABC News’ Kirit Radia attends the first May Day celebration in Red Square since the fall of the USSR.
Demostrators in Los Angeles Tell Us Why They're Marching
Thousands took to the streets in cities across the United States demanding immigration reform at rallies held on International Workers' Day. Protests coincided with demonstrations around the world that celebrate workers and workers' rights. In Los Angeles, home to one of the largest concentrations
Today in Pictures: May Day , Tornados, Monkeys, Russia Protests, Sarkozy Loses, and Baseball
Women dance, in the style of Japanese butoh, as the Zero Nuclear Power Celebration Parade makes its way through the streets of Suginami district, May 6, 2012 in Tokyo. The parade was held to celebrate the first day of a “nuclear free Japan”, after the...
Occupy Movement Hopes for New Lease on Life
The Occupy movement got off to a great start last fall, but living in a tent camp seemed less attractive during the Northern European winter. Now that spring is back, activists are hoping for a protest renaissance. But the loose-knit group still needs to figure out what it actually stands for. When
2012 'May Day' Protests From Coast to Coast
Police detained at least six people in New York as Occupy demonstrators and labor and immigration activists participated in "May Day" protests across the country on Tuesday. Protest organizers said they intended to show the "1 percent" what life without the "99 percent" would look like, as they
Banks Get White Powder and Menacing Letters In May Day Protests
Letters containing suspicious white powder arrived in the mail rooms of Manhattan banks as well as City Hall today as a series of May Day protests unfolded around the city. Labor, immigration and Occupy Wall Street activists spearheaded the protests. May 1 is known as international workers' day .
May Day Demonstrators Plan Massive Protests
Demonstrators here in new York and across the countries you just threatening not to block of bridges tunnels and ferries to protest corporate America and already. A big scare white powder sent to several major banks ABC's John and joins us now from lower Manhattan. And with the latest there good