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M-1: INTERNATIONAL WORKERS DAY: Remembering Haymarket: May 1st is Our Day

An Injury to One is an Injury to All
May 1st, International Workers' Day, commemorates the historic struggle of working people throughout the world, and is recognized in every country except the U.S. and Canada. This, despite the fact that the holiday began in the 1880s in the United States, with the fight for an eight-hour work day. And at the core of this increasingly revolutionary upsurge stood the workers of Chicago. Read More

On Thursday, May 1, 2003, Chicagoans all over the city will gather again to remember the Haymarket Martyrs, reclaim our history, call for peace, and celebrate the continuing struggle for social and economic justice. Stay tuned to Chicago IMC for breaking news - and post your own May Day stories to the CIMC Newswire.

M-1 Action Updates:

  • 6:30 AM: May Day Begins - Banner Drops | Photo Gallery
  • 7:30 AM: One Protester Arrested, Several Assaulted at Board of Trade
  • 3:30 PM: Mayday March Photos
  • 6:30 PM: Mayday in Cabrini Green

    May Day Weekend Events:

  • M 1-4: Chicago Anarchist Film Festival
  • M-3: Demo against Coca Cola's Human Rights Abuses

    Additional May Day Links: [ May Day Around the Web | The Haymarket Massacre - Anarchy Archives | Illinois Labor History Society ]





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