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May Day Live: Photos All Day

May Day Live: Photos All Day
Tue, 5/1/2012

Throughout May Day we will be posting images of May Day festivities and actions in New York City as soon as they come in.

Did you take an awesome photo?  Send it to us and we'll include it in our gallery on May 2nd. Please make your photos 72 dpi and include your name and pertinent caption information to photo@occupy.com.

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Protesters in Hong Kong on Tuesday ignored calls from the region’s chief executive to abandon pro-democracy demonstrations as numbers grew on the eve of a public holiday.

How do politicians who are unresponsive to the interests of the vast majority of their constituents get elected and, more important, re-elected, while doing the bidding mostly of the wealthiest individuals?

The City Council voted 12 to 3 last Wednesday to impose the higher wage on large hotels, delivering a huge victory to a coalition of organized labor, neighborhood councils and the ACLU.

The U.K. government recently removed 23 passports of citizens attempting to travel to Syria and is increasingly seeking to take action on terror suspects who are already abroad.

School districts nationwide are debating whether to keep their Pentagon-issued arsenals.

KathyJo Torrenga and her husband decided to challenge their foreclosure on their own, learning as much as they could about mortgage securitization and the damages caused by it.

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2014 is on pace to be the Year of Dark Money.

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A publicly-owned bank could help Scotland take control of its own economic destiny by avoiding unnecessary debt to a private banking system that's become a burden to the economy.

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This Acronym TV report from the Flood Wall Street day of action features exclusive footage, analysis and interviews with people at the heart of the movement.

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The campaigners seeking political reform and democratic elections are planning a non-violent occupation of the city's business district where they intend to mobilize 10,000 people in the first phase.

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Manju is 34. She lives in Kolkata, India, and has two school-age children. She works as a cook in six different homes, making a salary that enables her children to live in a reasonably safe place.

How NYC's Plutocrat Mayor Made 20,000 Children Homeless

There are 20,000 kids sleeping in homeless shelters in New York City, a number that does not include homeless kids whose families got turned away. Up to 65 percent of families who apply for shelter don't get in, and their options can be grim.

When Scott Walker was county executive, how he handled programs for Milwaukee’s poor will shock and amaze you.

Organizers haven't been shy about their underlying intentions: using the September march in Manhattan as a platform on which to build an international environmental social movement unlike any previously seen.

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