In preparation for May Day protests, a determined unionist dropped a banner early this morning reading “May Day #SHUTITDOWN!” at 17th and Broadway. This Banner was intentionally dropped near Latham Square, the site of the 1946 Oakland General Strike, in hopes to revive the tactic. We think it is the most effective tool for working … Continue reading For Immediate Release! Abolish the police! Abolish Capitalism! May Day #SHUTITDOWN! – May Day #ShutItDown Communique and Banner Drop Photos
Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1403859066603580/ If we have enough people we will shut down Oakland with the flying picket so invite everyone! We will rise early in the morning on May Day, gathering 5:30 AM at Broadway and Telegraph, to picket the Clorox company in response to: 1. Union Busting: – The Clorox Headquarters is using Scab Carpenters … Continue reading MAY DAY #SHUTITDOWN! Flying Picket Against Clorox and others!
Maydayshutitdown.wordpress.com Share and invite your friends! All around the world May Day has been a day for direct action, reclaiming the streets, speaking out against injustice. Systematic racism, police violence, environmental catastrophes, and economic inequality are some of the many oppressions that are destroying our lives and the planet we live on. May Day should … Continue reading May Day #SHUTITDOWN Full Schedule and Posters!
Update: #MAYDAYSHUTITDOWN #LaborAgainstPoliceTerror – The Port will be SHUT DOWN by the ILWU on May Day in protest to police terror! – 9:00 AM – #LaborAgainstPoliceTerror Rally at the ALREADY SHUTDOWN Port Of Oakland (Berth 62) – 10:00 AM – #LaborAgainstPoliceTerror March from the Port to Oakland City Hall -12:00 PM #LaborAgainstPoliceTerror Rally at Oscar … Continue reading MAY DAY #SHUTITDOWN - UPDATE! The Port will be SHUT DOWN by the ILWU on May Day in protest to systemic racism and the police state!
Second May Day Assembly! – April 26th – 2 PM – Latham Square – Broadway and Telegraph Ave. – Downtown Oakland – CA https://www.facebook.com/events/1427674427535490/ https://maydayshutitdown.wordpress.com/ Share and invite your friends! TO ENDORSE, PROPOSE AN ADDITIONAL DIRECT ACTION, OR JOIN THE EMAIL LIST CONTACT: MAYDAYSHUTITDOWN@RISEUP.NET All around the world May Day has been a day for … Continue reading Second May Day Assembly! – April 26th – 2 PM – Latham Square – Broadway and Telegraph Ave. – Downtown Oakland – CA
May Day is the traditional holiday of the working class, the oppressed, and the rebellious. It is a day to celebrate our collective power against exploitation, capitalism, and control. This Friday, May 1st, 2015, we want to start the day off the right way. Oakland is seeing an unprecedented wave of gentrification creeping in from … Continue reading May Day #Shutitdown – May Day Block The Tech Commute
May Day #ShutItDown! https://www.facebook.com/events/740295562752699/ May Day #ShutItDown – Action Planning Assemblies! https://www.facebook.com/events/968418563198866/ TO ENDORSE OR JOIN THE EMAIL LIST CONTACT: MAYDAYSHUTITDOWN@RISEUP.NET ———————————————————— SOCIAL STRIKE so·cial strike [soh-shuh strahyk] noun A mass strike with socio-political demands such as a living wage, clean water, or a city-wide rent freeze. ———————————————————– FLYING PICKET fly·ing pick·et [flahy-ing pik-it] noun … Continue reading A Call To #SHUTITDOWN On MAY DAY 2015!