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May Day General Strike by James E. Rabbit III

by James E. Rabbit III
Guest Writer, Dandelion Salad
Founder/Administrator of the Solidarity Facebook Page
April 22, 2017

This May Day (Monday, May 1st, 2017), workers worldwide are invited to participate in an unprecedented call for global unity demanding that all full-time workers are paid a living wage by means of a May Day General Strike, which transcends borders and all other divides among fellow workers. 2,500 more words


Remember, remember to stand together

Solidarity. What does the word mean to you? For me, as a child of the 80s, it automatically means a trade union in Poland. Despite the fact that Solidarity was formed within and contra to a communist state, it was still to fight for the rights of workers and the oppressed. 1,540 more words

A short history of Workers' Day: May 1

A short history of Workers’ Day: May 1

The happy idea of using a proletarian holiday celebration as a means to attain the 8-hour day was first born in Australia. 843 more words


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It’s May Day!

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Writer's Notes

May Day May 1st: International Workers' Day.

International Workers’ Day, also known as Labour Day in some places, is a celebration of labourers and the working classes that is promoted by the international… 2,513 more words


May 1, International Workers' Day

May Day is celebrated by millions around the world as International Worker’s Day. A national public holiday in many countries, it has come to be known as the original Labour Day and honours both the contributions of workers and the achievements of the Labour movement. 321 more words

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