May Day

Origins

May Day began, like so many of our holidays, as a Pagan ritual.

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International Workers' Day

Since the 1880's & 90's, the 1st of May - May Day has been also known as International Workers' Day:

More recently, May Day has come to be a focus for feelings against the spread of global capitalism, leading to the May Day demonstrations and riots.

May Day March - London 2002