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

May 1, 2012

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 How is the occupy movement articulating its demands? It’s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.


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