Today is May Day, a holiday where workers alike across the globe both celebrate solidarity and go out into the streets in protest of workers rights. In cities everywhere, from the U.S. to Japan, activities including general strikes are held through out the day, some lasting late into the night. The list provided in this post contains links to live streams of activities from across the globe, in order for you to gain some insight on what the holiday looks like in different regions. The list will hopefully be expanded as the day goes on.
– Another Chicago stream from an unknown user: http://www.ustream.tv/new/search?q=occupytruth99
– http://www.livestream.com/globalrevolution has a stream capturing scenes from multiple cities in the U.S. at times, mostly Chicago and NYC so far.
– Live broadcast of action in Portland, Oregon: http://www.livestream.com/opdxlive [going off air very frequently] — A local news affiliate is apparently keeping track on a reportedly “unpermitted march”, which their daily broadcast should be including here: http://www.kgw.com/live-stream
– A May Day event, heavy on immigration reform protests in Portland, Maine: http://www.ustream.tv/channel/mayday-portland-maine—livestream-by-seekveracity
– A May Day livestream from Occupy Idaho: http://www.ustream.tv/channel/occupytoday
– A live stream from Mexico City, Mexico: http://www.ustream.tv/channel/nickops
– Protests looking extremely large in Madrid, Spain: http://bambuser.com/v/3556312
– A quaint protest in Dublin, Ireland: http://www.livestream.com/occupylsx