A Homeric hymn tells of how Zeus “came” to visit Maia in her “cave”, so that the sky god and the earth goddess became parents of Hermes, the Good Shepherd who moves between earth and sky.
There were huge and dramatic May Day protests throughout Manhattan and across the country yesterday, but if you look at the front page of the New York Times, you wouldn’t know anything had happened at all.
Just as hundreds of protesters from Brooklyn poured into Bryant Park, hundreds of others left to protest restaurant exploitation of immigrant workers. The May Day general strike and protests for economic justice appear to be having a strong impact so far today.
Democratic readers, maybe I’m missing something. Prove me wrong. Find just one national Democratic Party leader who has endorsed, or even acknowledge, today’s May Day protests for economic justice.
Yesterday, NYPD entered activists’ homes under the guise of other business and began interrogating people about plans for the May Day protests. Why? Is protest now a crime in New York City?
Call it the American Spring. Call it the 99% Resurgent. Call it what you will, protest is popping up all over tomorrow, May 1, in 127 cities across 46 states of the Union. The following list is nabbed shamelessly from Occupy Wall Streetvisit that original
A whopping 102 organizations in New York City have endorsed — and, more importantly, are set to participate in — a long list of protest activities tomorrow, May 1 2012. These include actions approved by local, state and federal government officials — and actions that
SPRING IS HERE. WE ARE COMING. These are the words with which the Occupy movement in Los Angeles announces its May 1 protest resurgence, a series of actions inspired by the four winds. Coming from the North, the South, the East and the West, four
As AE Transparency notes, Americans Elect Rules 2.2.2 and 3.2.2 specify that to qualify for any of its three rounds of presidential primary voting, draft candidates and declared candidates alike must obtain enough clicks of support by seven days before the vote occurs. The first
I won’t be celebrating Global Love Day. Real love isn’t global. To say that we can achieve worldwide “oneness” through easy embraces of is to cheapen the idea of love. Real love isn’t easy. We aren’t all united as one, and we’re not going to be.
Next Tuesday, May 1 will be a day of General Strike in communities across the United States. It’s a day of no working, no school, no banking and no shopping, with 123 American cities planning participation so far.