“Poor folks ain’t got a chance, unless we organize.” –Florence Reece
And many of our world’s working people still understand this rock-bottom truth. Solidarity forever, my brothers and sisters! We can never cease to struggle for justice and human rights for everyone.
Published on Thursday, May 1, 2014 by Common Dreams
World’s Workers Rise Up in Celebration and Protest on May Day
Demanding dignity and end of economic status quo that undermines labor rights and fair treatment, world’s labor force celebrates and activates
– Common Dreams staff
In marches and street demonstrations, people across the world on Thursday were marking May Day, or International Labor Day, by demanding better treatment of working people and union members as they also called for respect of democratic freedoms and equal rights.
* In Turkey, thousands of people defied new laws barring unauthorized public protest and took to the street in Istanbul where…
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