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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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A few days after thousands marched on downtown Detroit last weekend, the city suspended mass water shutoffs for 15 days – leaving more than 15,000 households already disconnected.

Some 30,000 cooperatives now operate within the U.S., employing over 2 million people and paying out an estimated $75 billion annually in wages.

Stingrays and other cell surveillance tools have been used in the U.S. for years without the knowledge of the public or even defense attorneys and judges.

From the Trans-Pacific Partnership to the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership to the Trade In Services Agreement, massive trade deals are being advanced in coordination with a militarized police state.

With 400,000 members and 85,000 retirees, SEIU 1199 is among the biggest unions to sign up so far for the People's Climate March in New York in September.

This summer, the CIA's private Amazon Web Services cloud—shielded from the public behind a wall of national security—becomes operational.

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The Premier of the Province, Kathleen Wynn, is being given another chance to respond to growing calls from the Indigenous community to protect their Territorial Rights.

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Extensive research and reports commissioned by the fracking industry are treated as seminal, informative works within the U.K. government – but to date, no one outside industry vouches for its safety.

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It seems the people of the world are factually correct when they label the United States the greatest threat to peace in the world.

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From the Trans-Pacific Partnership to the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership to the Trade In Services Agreement, massive trade deals are being advanced in coordination with a militarized police state.

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If you're wondering why the ongoing revelations about the development and use of a massive public and private surveillance complex should be of concern to you, read this interview.

Nearly half of the country’s fracking wells are in water-stressed regions—in particular Texas and Colorado—where billions of gallons of water are spent, leading to potential conflicts among drillers, farmers and homeowners.

20 Excuses for Playing Hooky on May Day

On May 1, the International Worker’s Day holiday, Occupy Wall Street will stage a general strike. Oddly, union workers suffer under the yolk of a piece of 1947 GOP legislation called the Taft-Hartley Act, which requires unions to give 60 days notice for any strike action, and bans a variety of actions like the general strike.

The explicit goal of this covert gathering was to raise $500 million for Republicans to take the Senate in 2014 and another $500 million to make sure Hillary Clinton is never president.

Tax 'Em! The 16th Amendment Revisited

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the 16th Amendment, which grants Congress the right to levy an income tax. By studying the past, might we enlighten the present?

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