May Day Occupy National Events

Posted: May 1, 2012 by firewalker2012 in General

Ahead of May Day, David Harvey Details Urban Uprisings From Occupy Wall Street to the Paris Commune

 On Tuesday, May 1st, known as May Day or International Workers Day, Occupy Wall Street protesters hope to mobilize tens of thousands of people across the country under the slogan, “General Strike. No Work. No Shopping. Occupy Everywhere.” Events are planned in 125 cities. We speak with leading social theorist David Harvey, distinguished professor of anthropology at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, about how Occupy Wall Street compares to other large-scale grassroots movements throughout modern history. “It’s struck a chord,” Harvey says of the Occupy movement. “I hope tomorrow there’ll be a situation in which many more people will say, ‘Look, things have got to change. Something different has to happen.’” Harvey’s most recent book is “Rebel Cities: From the Right to the City to the Urban Revolution.”

By Amy Goodman | Sourced from Democracy Now

http://www.alternet.org/newsandviews/article/910840/ahead_of_may_day%2C_david_harvey_details_urban_uprisings_from_occupy_wall_street_to_the_paris_commune/#paragraph2

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