Part of DC's Mayday festival and march was a traditional Maypole ceremony. Mayday is not only the Pagan holiday marking the beginning of summeer, it has been since the Haymarket riots or even before an occasion to commemorate militant labor struggles. There were labor disruptions and protests all over the US on May 1, with a battle fought between protesters and police in Oakland and a massive march by Occupy Wall Street in NYC.
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Tags: Pagan, Occupy DC, Mayday, Mayday 2012
Location: Washington, District of Columbia, United States (load item map)
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