12:00pm

Tue May 1, 2012
Economy/Labor/Biz

Today on Your Call: What do you want from Occupy Spring?

On today's Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about the Occupy movement and International Workers Day, May Day. Unions, labor activists and Occupy groups are planning to take to the streets with a series of May Day actions. Longshoremen have called for a daytime work stoppage at the Port of Oakland. Where is Occupy movement today? Join us at 10 or email feedback@yourcallradio.org. How is the occupy movement articulating its demands? It’s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.

Guests:

Larry Shoup, historian and the author of Rulers and Rebels: A People’s History of California, 1769 – 1901

Mona Treviño, activist with Occupy Oakland and Occupy the Hood, member of Causa Justa or Just Cause a multi-racial, grassroots organization building community leadership to achieve justice for low-income San Francisco and Oakland residents.

Rene Alvarado, Golden Gate ferry terminal assistant, member of the Inlandboatmen's Union, which called for today's strike

Web Resources:

Occupy Oakland

Moira Herbst, Guardian: Why US unions need to Occupy May Day

Guardian: May Day Occupy protests - live coverage

Matthew DeLuca, The Daily Beast: As May Day Protests Are Planned, Will Wall Street Be Re-Occupied?

Matthew Artz and Katy Murphy, Oakland Tribune: May Day strike to shut down Tuesday morning ferry service

Today's THV‎: Occupy LR protests at city hall after eviction

 

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