Email Newsletter icon, E-mail Newsletter icon, Email List icon, E-mail List iconNo fear, no compromise, & no surrender: Occupy the Alliance Mailing List!
Follow @ThePDXAlliance 

Of, by, and for the People!
About Us | Subscribe | Contact & Submission info | Volunteer

Active Community,
Cartoons, Cartoons by Shannon Wheeler, Clyde List, & Steve Amy   

Columns, Commentary, Critiques, News Bytes,
Letters, and more
!

Speaking
Truth to Power & Distressing Portland's Elites
Since 1981!


Navigation:
FrontPage / Activism /
BlogPortal / Calendar /
Ongoing Calendar Events
Donate / Flyer/
Pictures on Picasso:
picasaweb.google.com/
theportlandalliance
/
PDX Music /
Poster / Subscribe /
Place Ad / Ad Rates /
Online Ads /
Advertising /
Twitter / News! /
Previous Issues /
Blog/ Myspace /
Facebook1 / Facebook2
Waterfront Blues Fest
Alliance on YouTube:

youtube.com/theportlandalliance

Features:
Joe Anybody!
Active Community /
A Few Words /
Arts & Culture /
Book Reviews! /
Breaking News /
Cartoons / Steve Amy /
Too Much Coffee Man /
Community Calendar /
Cover The Real News! /

Fifth Monday LaborRadio!
Jobs / Labor History /
Letters / Music /
NewsBytes /
Poetry/
Mike Hastie Poetics
Progressive Directory /
Secret Society /
Viewpoints & Commentary

Columns:
William Beeman /
Ellen Brown /
Shamus Cooke /
Tom Engelhardt /
Kucinich /
Michael Munk /
Myers / William Reed /
Mark Schwebke /
Norman Solomon /
Vorpahl /
Lawrence S. Wittner


Partners: ACLU
AFD / AFL-CIO
Alliance for Democracy
AMA / Backspace
B-MediaCollective Bread&Roses /
CIO / CAUSA/
CLG / Code Pink
Common Dreams /
CWA / DIA /
Democracy Now /
First Unitarian Church
FSP /ISO /
Jobs w\ Justice /
KBOO /Labor Radio /
LGBTQ / MRG / Milagro /
Mobile T's Cover the News
Mosaic / Move-On /
NWLaborPress
Occupy /OEA /
Occupy PDX /
Oregon Peace & Justice /
Peace House
Peace worker /
PCASC / PPRC /
Right 2 Dream Too /
Sisters of The Road
Street Roots / Skanner /
SocialistWorker.org /
The Nation / TruthOut /
The 99%
Urban League /
VFP / Voz
We Are Oregon

Whitefeather
Witness for Peace /

Topics: A-F
Arts & Culture /
AIPAC / Beatles /
Books /
Bradley Manning /
Cartoons /
Civil Rights / Coal /
Death Penalty / Drones /
Economic Justice /
Education /
Election 2012 /
Fascism /
Fair Trade / F-29 /
Environment /
Film / Fluoridation
Foreclosure /
Topics: G-R
Health Care / Homeless / Iraq
J-Street / Jill Stein /
Justice Party / Middle East /
Music /
Occupy Blog / Peace /
Persian / Police /
Post Office / Quotes
Topics: S-Z
STRIKE! / Theatre /
The Pongo Fund /
Torture / TPP /
Tri-Met / Union /
Unionresource / VDay /
Viewpoints
Visual Arts
Voices in Action
War & Peace /
Women / Writing /
WritingResource
Yell

 
http://www.theportlandalliance.org/mayday 
The Portland Alliance

Image

May 1 — International Workers Day — is day of global worker solidarity. In countries around the world, workers will be going out on strike, demonstrating, and marching to demand justice and liberation for all workers.


In 2006, migrant workers put May Day back on the map for the struggle in the U.S. in a major way, with a general strike and demonstrations from coast to coast.


ImageTrump and other sections of the ruling class around the world are attempting to divide and conquer the global working class with racism and bigotry. We must declare May 1 to be a day of militant actions that boldly asserts: ‘No Walls in the Workers Struggle!’


Whether in the form of physical walls and concentration camp-like detention centers, or in the many ways bosses use racism, sexism, xenophobia, ableism, and anti-LGBTQ2S oppression to divide us, on May Day 2019 we will work to tear down these walls and raise global working class solidarity to fight back against these attempts to break our unity. Solidarity is our greatest weapon.


Join us in this call to action: Make May Day 'No Walls in the Workers Struggle'

The growing International Workers Solidarity Network will share information on May Day demonstrations planned in the U.S. and around the world - submit details of your May Day action here.


We are also preparing placards, leaflets, and other materials for use at local May Day activities that will be available on the website in the coming days.

Share Info on May Day Plans In Your Area

Follow the International Workers Solidarity Network

Facebook Twitter Instagram Web Site


Bette Lee I'll remember this Mayday for its intensity---our intense emotions of grief and outrage at the recent killing of Freddie Gray, another young black man by the police, demands for justice, our outcry for the police killings of people to stop, and our resistance. Black Lives Matter, All Lives Matter, Justice Matters, Resistance is the only action that matters!


Come out this May Day and stand united for social & economic justice. Together we can build a movement to take back our communities .

International Workers Day in 2015, we find ourselves facing unprecedented cuts to public services including education, street and park maintenance, social services, unemployment insurance, 27 wars of choice, mismanagement of health services,  and much more. We see rapid increases in poverty including houselessness and food insecurity. We continue to experience attacks on people of color, immigrants, working families, women, students, everyday people and a right to organize.


It is time to organize and FIGHT BACK!!

People Over Profit !

We've also got some wonderful speakers and music. Great organizations will be tabling. And then we'll march along our route together yelling our chants, making our voices heard.

No Fear, No Compromise and No Surrender.






Help us plan for an International Occupation!
Video: Portland Police Beat Protesters, Pull Their Hair,
Drag them in the Street, Attack Media





Video: May Day Speeches in the Park 2012

author: Joe Anybody       e-mail:e-mail: iam@joeanybody.com
This is four video clips from May Day 2012 Speeches in the Park In the true spirit of May Day ~ enjoy the peoples voices
VIDEOS 4 PARTS FROM MAYDAY 2012

PART 1: May Day Speeches 2012

PART 2: May Day Speeches 2012

PART 3: May Day Speeches 2012

PART 4: May Day Speeches 2012

These are the speeches [only] filmed in Shemanski Park on May Day in Portland Oregon. 
May Day 2012

Around 5000 people took part in the rally and march on May Day. See pictures of the event in the JWJ photo gallery.

Five Flyers! #1 TPA / #2 JWJ / #3 VOZ / #4 General Strike!  
Mayday Flyer with White Background!
    Celebrate International Workers' Day!

 Subscribe in a reader

 

Liberate space on May Day!  


 









 


"People have only as much liberty
as they have the intelligence to want
and the courage to take.”
Emma Goldman


The right to rebellion is the right to seek a higher rule...
~George Elliot

Speaking Truth to Power Since 1981!
Support Alternative Media!

And Checkout The Alliance Community Action Calendar

ThePortlandAlliance.org/communitycalendar


ThePortlandAlliance.org/99PercentMovement

For all we can know

The Universe begins and ends

in each of us,

in the reach of our own hands.

~From Time on Our Hands, by Max Linden Levy

Readings

A Tasty Fruit - voice presentation poetry
The Birth of Light -- voice presentation fiction
Driver -- voice presentation poetry
Charlie's Dad-- voice presentation fiction

AlternativeNewsResource.org/ Behind the Headlines... Oregon News Links


TPA Community Meetings: theportlandalliance.org/communitymeetings


 Too Much Coffee Man Portal at The Portland Alliance
Too Much Coffee Man

 


Arts & Culture

Visual Arts, Music,
Theatre,
Cartoons, Movies,
Books, Writing


Community Calendar

Local actions, events, rallies, etc.


Eyes Wide Shut!

by Yugen Fardan Rashad



King:

I Have a Dream. Obama:
I Have a Drone

By Norman Solomon

Munk's Musings

Picture of Michael Munk Tribune Photo L. E. Baskow

This is class war, and we are under attack.

What do we do?

Stand up and Fight back!
Stay Connected: Join the Alliance Mailing List!

NW Alliance for Alt. Media & Education

(NAAME) dba The Portland Alliance:

Questions, comments, or suggestions: editor@theportlandalliance.org

We Speak Truth to Power for the 99%

wordsmithcollection.blogspot.com/


Follow @ThePDXAlliance Contact us: Click Here!

Navigation: FrontPage / Activism / Interactive Calendar / Donate / Flyer / YouTube / Poster / Subscribe / Place Ad / Ad Rates / Online Ads / Advertising / Twitter / News! / Previous Issues / Blog/ Myspace / Facebook1 / Facebook2 

Features: Active Community / A Few Words /Arts & Culture / Breaking News / Jobs / / Labor History / Music /NewsBytes / Progressive Directory / Cartoons / Community Calendar /Letters / Poetry / Viewpoints & Commentary

Columns: William Beeman, Ellen Brown, Engelhardt / Dennis Kucinich / Michael Munk / Myers / William Reed / Mark Schwebke / Norman Solomon / Vorpahl / Wittner

Partners: AFD / AMA / B-MediaCollective / Bread&Roses / CAUSA/ CLG/ Common Dreams / CWA / DIA / FSP /ISO / Jobs w\ Justice / KBOO / Labor Radio / LGBTQ /MRG / Milagro / Mosaic / Move-On / NWLaborPress / Occupy / OEA / Occupy PDX / Peace House / The 99% / Peace worker / PCASC / PPRC / Right 2 Dream Too / Street Roots / Skanner / The Nation / TruthOut / Urban League / VFP / Voz /

Topics: A-F AIPAC / Civil Rights / Coal / Death Penalty / Education / Election 2012 / Fair Trade / F-29 / Environment / Foreclosure /

Topics: G-R Health / Homeless / J-Street / Middle East / Occupy Blog / Peace / Persian / Police / Post Office/ Quotes

Topics
: S-Z STRIKE! / Tri-Met / Union / VDay / War & Peace / Women / Waterfront Blues Festival / Writing / WritingResource /


The Portland Alliance:  Phone: (Cell) (503)-697-1670
Questions, comments, suggestions:
editor@theportlandalliance.org or ThePortlandAlliance@gmail.com
© 1981-2019 NAAME NW Alliance for Alternative Media & Education,
dba The Portland Alliance: All Rights Reserved.
A 501C3 Oregon Non-profit Corporation for Public Benefit

Support local media:
B-MediaCollective / The Portland Alliance / Cover The Real News! /Joe Anybody
The Asian Reporter | Kboo |
Oregon Peaceworker | Portland.Indymedia.org | The Skanner