*I was asked to do some video work for BASICSnews.ca and so I don’t have many photos. Here’s a few of those I did take…
The rally meetup area was at Toronto’s City Hall, seen above as reflected on a bus window–from a bus company called “Bourgeois Tours.” No more commentary needed here.
There were thousands in attendance from a variety of orgs and causes, from First Nations, to traditional working class, migrants, anti-imperialist, and others. And there were two main stops along the way: one in front of Joe Fresh, a distributor of clothes made in the Bangladesh factory that collapsed and killed over 400; and the other was near Porter Airlines where workers have been on strike for over three months.
Check out the #May1TO twitter handle to check out the different issues and orgs involved–as well as to see the tweets from the day.
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