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MayDay Festivities Return to Minneapolis

Minneapolis, MN — After three years on hiatus, the MayDay parade and ceremony returned to South Minneapolis. On Sunday, May 7, 2023, thousands of people filled Bloomington Avenue to watch the Southside Battletrain lead the parade into Powderhorn Park where a ceremony occurred.

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May Day Riots Against Pension Reform in Paris

Paris, France — May Day in France this year was dominated by the ongoing protests against pension reform. While the government had been hoping that the movement — which has been going on for three and a half months — would run out of steam…

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Thousands March in Celebration of Mayday 2021

International Workers Day or β€˜Mayday’ is a annual holiday held on the first of May to celebrate the achievements and sacrifices of the international labor movement. The holiday started in the United States over a century ago to commemorate the workers who campaigned to achieve…

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Bicyclists watch a caravan of cars on May Day

Minneapolis May Day Protest Supports Essential Workers

Minneapolis, MN – An autonomous demonstration on International Workers’ Day broke off from a large ‘Cancel Rent’ caravan to show support for essential workers.
Dozens of cars and bicycles drove through downtown Minneapolis in a show of solidarity for striking workers across the world that…

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Southside Battletrain Clamors Through Streets of Minneapolis

“The Southside Battletrain is South Minneapolis builders, welders, engineers, artists, and neighbors who collaborate to create interactive art spectacles for and by the community. Our project began in 2008 as a pedal-powered Ice-Fishing Shanty, and is now a human-powered train seven cars long.” – source…