Mayday: Occupy! Strike! Resist! Tune in to CKUT!

On Tuesday, May 1st, tune in to CKUT as we celebrate Mayday, International Workers Day, and a day marked around the world as a celebration of social struggles for dignity and liberation.

Programming Schedule

7-9am - Tuesday Morning After

Guests include David Fennario (local playwrite and activist), Marie-Eve Lamy (Anti-Capitalist Convergence, CLAC), and Dave Bleakney (Canadian Union of Postal Workers). We’ll also be featuring a labour poetry special for our literary report with Jeffrey Mackie, and Dragon Root Radio will be bringing us an interview with feminist labour activist Giuliana Fumagalli. All that plus plenty of revolutionary music!

11am-noon - Ecolibrium

Host Ryan Young will be speaking with Peter Brown from McGill about the upcoming Degrowth conference in Montreal, looking at the linkages between social, economic, and ecological justice.

Noon-2pm - Kitchen Bang Bang Law

Host Vince Tinguely brings you a 2 hour musical retrospective on the events of Paris ‘68! A collage of sound bytes and music of the era. Everything from Mai ‘68 Paris to the massacre of students in Mexico City to the Black Power Salute at the Olympics to Tet to MLK and Bobby shot to Trudeau and Levesque(founding the Parti Quebecois) to Mao’s cultural revolution to the Biafran war for independence.

5-6pm - Off the Hour

Our daily news program will bring you live reports from the Anti-Capitalist Mayday demo in Montreal, plus a round-up of Mayday actions and celebrations around the world.