You've probably heard of the General Strike called for May Day by Occupy Wall Street and affiliated groups. For those who want to know what the whole thing is about, or how to get involved, this link may answer some of your questions. This spring has already seen strikes and other large actions around the world, including in Spain, Portugal, and India. In Chicago, Occupiers have been building up to the NATO meeting with a series of events dubbed Chicago Spring. Local police have been treating the planned protests as an impending natural disaster, warning local residents to evacuate the area.