May Day 2011

 

Grad Students at UC In Struggle for Demcratic Union

Academic workers for a Democratic Union, a grassroots slate of grad student employees, is demanding that all the ballots be counted.

Obama Declares Osama Bin Laden Killed

News of the killing of Osama Bin Laden propelled coverage of May Day into obscurity. However, with political capital regained, Obama may be able to pass liberal reforms.

May Day 2011 - Challenges the President to Take Action on Immigration

This year's May Day turnout was difficult to count, but smaller than last years' due to lack of a bill or law to be passed or protested. The LA Times reported a rift between two coalitions, the gist of which was whether to support Obama's re-election, or to criticize him for not passing immigration reform and withhold votes or vote for a third party. Both positions, slience regarding the President, and a demand for immigration reform now or no re-election, were well represented.

Related events from the Calendar: Locked Out - a story about a labor struggle in the Mojave desert, May 6th - The Power of a General Strike, Celebrate May Day

Grad Students at UC In Struggle for Demcratic Union

Academic workers for a Democratic Union, a grassroots slate of grad student employees, is demanding that all the ballots be counted.

Obama Declares Osama Bin Laden Killed

News of the killing of Osama Bin Laden propelled coverage of May Day into obscurity. However, with political capital regained, Obama may be able to pass liberal reforms.

May Day 2011 - Challenges the President to Take Action on Immigration

This year's May Day turnout was difficult to count, but smaller than last years' due to lack of a bill or law to be passed or protested. The LA Times reported a rift between two coalitions, the gist of which was whether to support Obama's re-election, or to criticize him for not passing immigration reform and withhold votes or vote for a third party. Both positions, slience regarding the President, and a demand for immigration reform now or no re-election, were well represented.

Related events from the Calendar: Locked Out - a story about a labor struggle in the Mojave desert, May 6th - The Power of a General Strike, Celebrate May Day

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