Category Archives: Actions

May Day 2017!

Facebook event On May 1st we celebrate May Day – also known as International Workers’ Day – an international anti-capitalist holiday. May 1st 1886 marked the beginning of a three-day general strike to demand an eight-hour work day and improved … Continue reading

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Flyering visitors at Collins Bay Institution

Last Saturday, September 17th a small group of people wore orange vests and intercepted cars entering Collins Bay Institution at the start of visiting hours for the day. We were distributing flyers to visitors encouraging them to let their loved … Continue reading

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A Major Prison Strike Is On Across the United States

Since September 9th, 2016 – the 45th anniversary of the Attica Uprising – prisoners across the U.S. have gone on strike to end prison slavery. This is expected to be one of the largest prison strikes in history, and is being … Continue reading

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Kingston May Day 2016!

MAY DAY MARCH AND FREE BBQ! Sunday, May 1st, 2016 Noon: Free BBQ in Skeleton Park 1 pm: March Downtown On May 1st, 1886, 40,000 workers in Chicago—and half a million across the United States—participated in a three-day general strike … Continue reading

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Call-In Campaign: Being Queer Is Not A Crime! Support Prisoners At GVI

UPDATE: CALL-IN CAMPAIGN HAS NOW WRAPPED UP WITH SOME SUCCESS. PLEASE SEE https://gviwatch.wordpress.com FOR MORE INFO. We received word of this from our friends in Southern Ontario. Please forward and share this call-in campaign details with your networks, supportive churches … Continue reading

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May Day 2015 in Kingston!

May Day March and Free BBQ! Friday, May 1st, 2015 5pm: Free BBQ in Doug Fluhrer Park 6pm: March Downtown On May 1st, 1886, 40,000 workers in Chicago—and half a million across the United States—participated in a three-day general strike … Continue reading

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May Day 2014 Callout

For info contact: maydaykingston [at] riseup [dot] net May Day March and Free BBQ! May 1st, 2014 12pm: BBQ, Skeleton Park 1pm: March Downtown On May 1st, 1886, 40,000 workers in Chicago–and half a million across the United States–participated in … Continue reading

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Reportback: Prison Strike Flyering Action

In the midst of a federal prisoner strike over cuts to inmate pay, as well as to mark the day of action to end immigration detention in support of (im)migrant prisoners on strike, on the evening of October 7th EPIC … Continue reading

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May Day 2013 Reportback

Re-posted from The Media Co-op: May Day in Kingston was awesome this year! More than 100 people came out for a fun barbecue with awesome dance music at noon.  The sun came out just as we lit up the bbq!  At … Continue reading

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May 1st: May Day in Kingston!

Anti-capitalist March and Barbecue to Celebrate May Day May 1st, 2013 12pm – BBQ IN SKELETON PARK 1pm – MARCH On May 1st, 1886, 40 000 workers in Chicago–and half a million across the United States- participated in a three-day … Continue reading

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