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May Day Rallies Held Across the Globe

Workers around the world took to the streets Thursday to mark International Workers Day, also known as May Day, with marches and calls for higher pay and better working conditions. In Istanbul, Turkey, police used tear gas and water cannons against demonstrators attempting to reach Taksim Square, the usual site of May Day rallies. One year ago, the massive May Day demonstrations there grew into a huge anti-government movement. In Moscow, Russian workers marched on Red Square in a...

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