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gender-studies-and-philosophy-geniusPORTLAND, Maine — Demonstrators evoked the memory of influential labor organizer Cesar Chavez and melded a unified front between students and union workers during a May Day event held Tuesday in Portland. Nearly 100 turned out in the rain for the rally, which was organized by members of OccupyMaine and the associated Occupy University of Southern Maine, as well as the Maine AFL-CIO and Local 340 of the Teamsters union. Also handing out promotional booklets were members of the Industrial Workers of the World. “May Day is a celebration and a struggle for workers’ rights around the world,” said John Newton of the Maine AFL-CIO during Tuesday’s rally, his words echoed in rhythm by supporters taking part in Occupy’s “human microphone.” “We face a worldwide economy that’s not working for the workers of the world,” he said. The event marked the second high-profile appearance by OccupyMaine in a week, following the group’s April 25 Monument Square recognition of “Trillion Dollar Day,” the day when American student loan debt topped $1 trillion. (read more at the Bangor Daily News)