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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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The widening gap between the wealthiest Americans and everyone else has been matched by a slowdown in state tax revenue as the very rich shield their income from taxes.

Catholics from as far as Florida and Argentina are coming to New York "to indicate our prayerful support of God’s creation."

Nine out of 10 Latinos support government taking action to combat the threat of climate change – and 56 percent of Latinos see climate change as an extremely or very serious issue compared to 43 percent of all voters.

The history of resistance movements shows that when 3.5% of a population mobilizes on an issue, no government can withstand it – and organizers hope the climate justice movement can reach that level.

This weekend I won’t be marching for the climate, but I won’t be sitting around doing nothing either – I’ll be at the sixth annual Australian Climate Action Summit in Queensland delivering some inconvenient truths.

Britain’s political system is broken to the point where many people in Northern England actually want to join Scotland to escape austerity measures.

Posted 6 days 20 hours ago

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.

Posted 3 days 21 hours ago

Shifting toward community-based renewable power is a strong thread running through Scotland's Radical Independence Campaign, and a free Scotland could inspire other countries to relinquish their fossil fuel addiction.

Posted 2 days 16 hours ago

In addition to speaking with a common voice on climate justice and the policies needed to achieve it, today's "movement of movements" needs to reach beyond environmentalists.

Posted 6 days 20 hours ago

"We know it is fraud. They know it is fraud. We look to anyone brave enough to stand up and defend the rights of the people," says homeowner defender Sherry Hernandez.

Posted 3 days 21 hours ago

The coal industry is going to great lengths to screw former miners out of their black lung disability benefits.

Nestlé has a huge presence in Colombia. But it has no fair trade policy to ensure its coffee producers are paid a living wage.

With the quick stroke of a pen, a circuit court judge has silenced more than 22,000 residents.

Marsha Kilgore was taken to the cleaners by GMAC bank, and evicted while terminally ill.

2,500 March on Wall Street South

Activists from cities across the country gathered in Charlotte ahead of the Democratic National Convention to demonstrate fro jobs and justice.

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