Insignificant Occupy May Day players and their scattered nonsense.
The Occupy movement
targeted May Day as the day "the people of the planet will take to the
streets." Crowds formed in many major cities, joining protesters
worldwide on International Workers Day to demand economic equality. But
the day remained mostly peaceful. Promised stoppages of mass
transportation and commerce by the Occupy movement largely fizzled
across the country.
Overall, there were a modest
number of arrests and clashes in a handful of cities. Many of the
demonstrators reported splinter groups dressed mostly in black who
turned demonstrations violent.
Here's a roundup of flashpoints in the United States: