May Day 2023

Workers Unite for Peace

Join David Barkley of the Green-Rainbow Party of Massachusetts and other speakers on May Day, May 1st, at the Parkman Bandstand on Boston Common 4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Music starts at 4:30 with the rally beginning at 5:00 pm. We will celebrate May Day 2023, to honor workers worldwide. Stand up for workers' resistance to employment injustice and for government attacks on our rights and interests. Stand up for an end to the war machine that steals our resources and kills our people. Continue reading

Happy May Day and International Workers Day

From the EcoAction Committee of the Green Party of the United States: “The Earth Day to May Day theme highlights the interconnection between critical issues such as climate change, environmental justice, worker and immigrant rights, peace, anti-racism, and biodiversity. We need system change, not climate change. Another World is essential to the future of humanity. Continue reading

Capitalism Will Never Support Workers' Rights

The 1886 Chicago Haymarket Riots marked the beginnings of what we know as the International Workers Day. Today on May 1, 2023, workers' struggles remain at the forefront of our communities' economic and social challenges created in the exploitative nature of capitalism. TODAY, and every day, our Green values support workers' rights and protections, labor unions, thriving wages, workers' ownership and control, democratic workplaces, and community-based economies.  Continue reading

MAY DAY! Let US be friends — not enemies! — with China

In February 2022 when people talked about Russia and Ukraine, I was stunned to hear people add words to the effect that, by the way, "China is bad."  Can we love our country — the land and its people — and not be hostile to other lands and other people? Can we please move our thoughts and actions toward peace on the planet? Continue reading