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  • Pictures in the News | May 1, 2013

     
    Pictures in the News | May 1, 2013
  • May Day protest

     
    May Day has moved beyond its roots as an international workers' holiday to a day of international protest , with rallies and marches around the globe.

    Video of Utah slaughterhouse draws attention to 'ag-gag' laws

    Amy Meyer was standing outside a slaughterhouse in Draper City, Utah, in February and said she saw what she had suspected: wounded animals being dragged to their deaths. Then she did what she had come for in this YouTube age and took out her cellphone...

    May Day demonstrator says 'there's change on the horizon'

    May Day demonstrator says 'there's change on the horizon'
    A shout echoed out of Plaza Olvera after dawn Wednesday. A janitor whose small frame belied her booming voice stood at the center of a circle of people, leading the chant: "Obama, escucha: Estamos en la lucha." The 40 or so others -- a fraction of...

    Outrage over Bangladesh collapse spills into May Day rallies

    Outrage over Bangladesh collapse spills into May Day rallies
    Reeling from the deadly collapse of a building packed with thousands of factory workers, Bangladeshi laborers rallied Wednesday, marking May Day with renewed calls for workplace safety. The death toll steadily swelled in the aftermath of the disaster...