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  • There are at least four big demonstrations in Stockholm on May 1st, hosted by the different branches of the labour movement. For some, like me, there is no question about which one to attend. For others, trends, logistics, friends and coincidences is a factor.

    This dad brought his daughter to the same playground as I brought my son, waiting for the big demonstration to start marching. I overheard him talking on the phone.

    - I’m going to walk from Medborgarplatsen. ...It’s the Left Party. ...Are you going with the Syndicalists? ...Yeah, we were supposed to, but we did La Mano in the morning, and Clara was getting impatient, so we…
    ...You're walking from Stortorget at 12? ...Ok, well this ends in Kungsträdgården at say three, so we can meet at…
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