May Day 2014

Conflict & Self Critique: May Day and Beyond

We would like to take a moment to respond to the article “Seattle May Day
2014: An Anti-Capitalist Tradition”, which appeared in the last issue of
Storming Heaven. We would like to offer this response as an attempt to open
up space for critical dialogue about anarchist activity in Seattle. The
article that appeared in SH describes a collective experience of May Day and
in doing so seems (intentionally or not) to speak for the experiences of the
entire march. In doing so, the article creates the illusion that May Day was