Add comment on:Workers and Students Unite for May Day at UC Santa Cruz
On May 1, workers and students at UC Santa Cruz celebrated International Workers' Day (also called May Day) with rallies, marches, and a visit to the office of UCSC Chancellor George Blumenthal, where union members with AFSCME hoped to deliver their proposals to open new contracts. "I think we are on the brink of a revolution," commented one student during a discussion group at the afternoon rally at the base of campus. Another student followed with, "I think it has already started," referring to how nationwide, occupy movements are working with workers' organizations.
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