UK Mayday 2007 Newswire Archive
07-04-2008 09:33Are there lessons to be learned for the wider activist scene in London?
or questions to be asked about these Free Tibet Protests that seemed so successful in saturating the media?
The Dispensables and precarious Superheroes called The Unbeatables are calling for a block at the mass demonstration and at the mass blockades against the G8 summit. Both entities are part of the ongoing struggles to understand and resist contemporary conditions of precarity of live and work.Video: Superhero block, Euromayday Hamburg 2007
On Sunday, 29. April, MayDay Sur visited the shopping center María Zambrano at Malaga’s trainstation. After a few short pickets at chosen shops, Mayday Sur materialised in the main shopping hall with bodies and banners, while a voice from nowhere denounced the precarious conditions of workers in the shopping center. To conclude, an informative assembly was held outside the doors of the shopping center, where members of the collectives of the precari@s as well as members of the syndicalist section of RENFE (spanish national train company) denounced precarious work conditions.
Friday, the 27th April, was the beginning of this year's MayDay Sur gathering in Malaga [chronology en | es]. This was celebrated in the evening with an open air street-performance-cabaret show. About 200 people, some neighbours, some from the Casa Invivisible, some guests from other cities, watched the performance until 11pm.
MayDays of the precarious take place in many cities [euromayday network | lists on imc estrecho and imc uk].
MayDay Sur 007 was a five day gathering with meetings, actions, workshops, manifestation, discussions, parties, and lots of socialising [program | call | Desobediencia Mutante Rumbo al Maydaysur 07 (mutant disobedience on target for Maydaysur 07)]. This year, it took place in Malaga, with people mainly from cities in Andalucia in the south of Spain, a border region between the Continents of Europe and Africa. People came from Sevilla, Granada, Madrid, Tarrassa and Jerez. Here is a rough translation from indymedia estrecho [original].
07-05-2007 13:16Leaflet handed out in Trafalgar Square by the new Angry Brigade
05-05-2007 14:53Some 300 people marched in Madrid at the CNT's annual rally.
05-05-2007 10:47"first-hand video reporting from the scene at the May Day Melee here in Los Angeles which we covered as it broke l
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