May Day: Workers of the World Unite for an Even More Radical California!

May Day Los Angeles 2016 (Mark Ralston / Getty)
Mark Ralston / Getty

Democratic Party officials plan to join radical left-wing activists in May Day demonstrations in California that will disrupt trade and traffic, and urge residents — legal and otherwise — to “resist” the policies of the new national government.

The Los Angeles Times reports:

Dockworkers Monday plan to shut down Oakland’s waterfront, while demonstrations and marches are set outside federal immigration offices, in front of the Oakland jail and along Bay Area Rapid Transit routes. In conjunction, immigration groups have called on undocumented workers to boycott work, school and shopping, under a social media campaign branded #shutitdown.

In the Bay Area, nearly 70 organizations representing immigration, inmates rights and labor, socialist and environmental causes are supporting a march through Oakland. By Sunday, more than 1,000 individuals had pledged attendance on the Facebook event page hosted by Oakland Sin Fronteras.

Meanwhile, in downtown Los Angeles, Southern California Public Radio reports plans for a similar march focusing on the immigration issue. March organizers reportedly hope for a turnout of 100,000, even though last year’s turnout was only 1,000 to 2,000.

Though the march is going to disrupt traffic for people trying to work on “International Workers’ Day,” local Democratic officials are participating enthusiastically in the communist-linked holiday, “including mayor Eric Garcetti, state senator Kevin De Leon, and L.A. County supervisor Sheila Kuehl,” SCPR adds.

The May Day march is being billed as the next in a series of marches against President Donald Trump and his policies, starting with the “Women’s March, the Tax Day March, the March for Science and the Peoples Climate March.”

Joel B. Pollak is Senior Editor-at-Large at Breitbart News. He was named one of the “most influential” people in news media in 2016. He is the co-author of How Trump Won: The Inside Story of a Revolution, is available from Regnery. Follow him on Twitter at @joelpollak.


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