May Day: Global Day of Action

Protesters associated with the Occupy Wall Street movement briefly occupy a Vietnam Memorial park in lower Manhattan on May 1, 2012 in New York City. (Spencer Platt / Getty Images / AFP)

­Thom talks to OWS participants about their roles in today’s Global Day of Action. In many parts of the world, today is better known as ‘May Day’. It’s a day when working class people take to the streets to demand fair wages and better treatment. Thom also talks to economist, Richard Wolff, about the significance of the growing number of OWS protesters on the streets and their anger over too much corporate power and corporate corruption of the US government.