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May Day 2018 - International Workers' Day

When: Tuesday, May 1, 2018, 9:15 pm
Where: Boston Common • Parkman Bandstand • Boston

 

MayDay2018Picture.jpgMobilize Tuesday, May 1 

Resist Deportations! 
Immediate Permanent Legal Residence for All Undocumented Migrants! 
Permanent Residence for All DACA and TPS Recipients! 

Rally on the Boston Common, Parkman Bandstand @ 5:00 PM 
Followed by a 6:30 March to Copley Square 

The government in Washington and the billionaire class are leading a generalized assault on our lives, rights, and living conditions. The wealth gap today continues to grow. From the racist attacks on Muslims, Migrants, and African-Americans to attacks on healthcare, women, and LGBT folks, and from attacks on our environment and education, to perpetual wars, working people are under fire. 

The leading edge of this assault today is the stepped up attacks against migrants. Deportations are accelerating. As US wars have created massive debt and refugees internationally, the consequences of corporate greed at home have created refugees within our own borders. The war on the poor continues. Student debt stands at over a trillion dollars! The recent tax cuts for the rich will be at the expense of our living standards. They will be going after affordable housing, Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security. Millions of youth and decent hard working people are under attack! 

Claiming that human caused climate change is a "hoax", the Trump Administration pulled out of the Paris Climate Accord. The falsehood of this claim was yet again demonstrated by the horrendous hurricanes that devastated the Gulf Coast and Caribbean. Enough is enough! An injury to one is an injury to all! Let us stand together and build a united, fighting movement. Please join us on May Day where our program will address: Migration, Labor Rights, Systemic Oppression, Threats to Human Survival, and the role of capitalism in the current crisis. 

Cosponsors: 
Anarchist Black Cross 
ANSWER - Boston 
Bay State Red Sentinels 
#BecomeUngovernable 
Bishop Filipe C. Teixeira- Immigration Pastoral Center, Brockton 
Boston Education Justice Alliance 
Boston Labor Solidarity Committee 
Boston May Day Coalition 
Boston Socialist Alternative 
Boston Teachers Union 
Community Church of Boston 
Cosecha Boston 
Cosecha Merrimack Valley 
CPUSA Boston 
Food for Activists 
Greater Boston Chapter: Green-Rainbow Party 
Party for Socialism and Liberation - Boston 
Refuse Fascism, Metro Boston 
Socialist Party - Greater Boston 
UAW Local 1596 
Veterans For Peace - Boston, Smedley D. Butler Brigade 
Watertown Citizens for Peace, Justice and the Environment
 

Other May 1st actions: 
Everett - Main Rally 5:30pm Glendale Park 
E. Boston - gather and march 4:00pm Liberty Plaza 
Chelsea - gather and march 4:30pm City Hall 
Worcester - 4:45- 6:30 PM, 145 Front Street

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