May 1st, 2012, is a global general strike. Every year millions of people around the world celebrate May 1st as a dignified day of revolt against this system. May Day is an international holiday that commemorates the 1886 Haymarket Massacre, when Chicago police defending, as always, the interests of the ruling class attacked and murdered workers participating in a general strike and demanding an 8-hour workday. Five anarchists, known as the Haymarket Martyrs, were framed and sentenced to death as a result.
Click here to download a free PDF of our ‘Global General Strike’ poster. When it comes to Occupy we feel that real change will come only when we OCCUPY THE LAND… especially the ne...
Professor Anthony J. Hall addresses an audience at Occupy Calgary. Saturday, November 12, 2011.
Friday April 27th 2012 is Critical Mass! Since 2004 the police have cracked down on bicycling in the city with tickets and arrests in an attempt to crush the bike movement. Lets take this opportunity to revive Critical Mass and show everyone that the Bike community is alive and growing. Invite your friends! Lets bring back the huge and fun critical mass rides NYC used to have and help kick off the 5 day weekend building toward the General Strike and bike month!
WHEREAS, May 1st is officially recognized worldwide as International Workers’ Day, a holiday originating in response to the Haymarket Massacre of 1886 in Chicago, where workers were fighting for the eight hour workday;
The birth of the era of mass production, based on economies of scale, which is now ending, was when Ford instituted the Assembly line. The birth of the era of physical peer production, based on economies of scope, occured thanks to the convergence of Marcin Jakubowski’s Open Source Ecology, an integrated set of openly designed machines that can sustain a ‘Global Village’; and Wikispeed’s pioneering use of distributed software development techniques, to the production of the Wikispeed open source car.
Like the invention of Bitcoin as a first workable post-Westphalian currency, this is another seminal moment in the transition to a peer to peer society.
THE PLAN For May 1st, 2012 Occupy Los Angeles is organizing around a “4 Winds” People’s Power Car and Bike Caravan through the urban sprawl of Los Angeles that will culminate in Direct Action...
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Movement-Space-Movement cycle: Linkages between Zapatista-WaterWar-Seattle-]WSF-ESF-[JSC-ALTERSUMMIT] and Arab Spring/ 15M /OCCUPY I First post of a series of key documents that trace back the effo...
After posting about Junior Veloso’s resin 3D printer last week (and its higher-than-expected price), commenters arthur and Adam B. pointed to a couple of cost-sensitive open source projects in the works: Lemon Curry and an unnamed printer by Christopher Jansen.
Via Artilect FabLab Toulouse
The occupation of Starbucks at the public Boğaziçi University has been going on for over a month and was at the beginning a struggle for clean, healthy and inexpensive food on the campus and for ...
A broad coalition of organizations, initiatives and networks are mobilizing to diverse days of action in Frankfurt from May 16th to 18th . The central element of the protest choreography is mass bl...
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This is a call for a 5 day weekend beginning Friday April 27th, culminating in global General Strike on Tuesday May 1st.
In the months since the Occupy movement began we have seen GENERAL STRIKES called in Belgium, Egypt, Greece, India, Israel, Italy, Nigeria, Portugal, South Africa, Syria, Tunisia, and the United Kingdom.
Call for Solidarity with the People in South Korea and a call for coordination of the
2012년 5월 1일을, 일하지 않는 날 No Work, 집안일 없는 날 No Housework, 수업 없는 날 No School, 소비하지 않는 날 No Shopping 로 만들고, 거리로 나가자 Take the Streets!
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