Category Archives: Mayday

May Day: Building on Our Radical Past

Our May Day History May Day has been a festive holiday for centuries. As a workers’ holiday, May Day arises from events that took place in Chicago in 1886 when a bomb exploded as police charged a rally. Four of … Continue reading

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Strike Back! – May Day 2016

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Keep May Day alive all year long…

 …Join the Industrial Workers of the World. Whether you’re unemployed, studying, a lonely radical in your workplace or even already have a union, the IWW is for you. The IWW, also known as the Wobblies, are an industrial union, founded … Continue reading

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Upcoming IWW Events!

Wednesday, 1 May May Day Stalls Noon until two, Buchanan Street near TFI Fridays, banner, flyers, merch. camaraderie https://www.facebook.com/events/102693323258506/ (We have also been invited to the Anarchist Social from 7PM in the Scotia Bar) Sunday, 5 May May Day March … Continue reading

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IWW Aberdeen MayDay wee report

It took us a while to recover: IWW Aberdeen MayDay Our first wobbly outing in Aberdeen was a great success: the free folk music night on 1 May was really busy, attracting lots of people who also picked up our … Continue reading

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May Day {without comment}

From the text of a flier… MAYDAY is International Workers Day, born out of the struggle for an 8 hour day in 1886. Over 100 years later our lives are still taken up by the world of work. Even more … Continue reading

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Glasgow Mayday – 1st of May

The following’s a run down of May day activities in support of workers everywhere. May day is celebrated throughout the world, and the wobblies in Glasgow will be playing a full part in this international workers festival. At 11:30 the … Continue reading

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