May Day 2012: a Year in Protests

By Amelia Hennighausen - 2012-05-01T15:02:15Z

Photograph by Randy L. Rasmussen/The Oregonian

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Peppered in Portland

On May Day, also known as International Workers Day, organized workers and unions have traditionally marched in unity. We review some of the past year's marches -- some less unifying than others.

Here, a police officer uses pepper spray on an Occupy Portland protester at Pioneer Courthouse Square in Portland, Oregon, on Thursday, Nov. 17, 2011.