Indigenous Farmworkers Hold The Key To Healing Our Burning Planet

By Brooke Anderson, In These Times. -

Anayeli Guzman was born into a Mixtec-speaking Indigenous community in San Miguel Chicahua in Oaxaca, Mexico. Her family raised chickens on their land, and as a child she would help plant corn, [...]

Let Us Turn Our Anger At Biden Into Organization

By Ezra Brain, Left Voice. -

We should take the examples of the Biden administration reversing course on unpopular decisions — refusing to extend the student loan moratorium, refusing to send masks, etc — as but a taste of [...]

Alabama Amazon Workers Are About To Rerun Their Union Election

By Alex N. Press, Jacobin. -

It’s a moment of increased bargaining power for the US working class. Workers on the order of millions are quitting their jobs and finding new ones that will pay them better. Those with unions [...]

WAMM Still Saying ‘No To War’ – 40th Anniversary Celebration

By Kim Defranco, Fight Back News. -

Minneapolis, MN - Women Against Military Madness (WAMM) is still saying “No to war” as the group celebrates 40 years of organizing and fighting back. On January 16, 2022, people gathered on [...]

Strengthening Intergenerational Work On Israel-Palestine

By Andrew Gordon-Kirsch And Cherie Brown , Waging Nonviolence. -

As trainers, coaches and activists on Israel-Palestine issues, we have found ourselves in the middle of many heated intergenerational arguments. Disagreements can range from campaign tactics to [...]

Newsrooms Are Unionizing Pretty Much ‘Nonstop’

By Steven Greenhouse, Portside. -

Mike Kelly has worked at The Record for 46 years, and until Gannett acquired the New Jersey newspaper in 2016, he saw little need for a union. But that changed once Gannett arrived. Kelly, a [...]

After Sale, Valley Proteins Workers Continue Fight For Workplace Justice

By Lewis Kendall, Facing South. -

Valley Proteins, the Virginia-based rendering company at the center of an ongoing union organizing effort and a large class action lawsuit over alleged wage theft, has been sold. On Dec. 28, [...]

Revolution In An Age Of Resurgent Fascism

By Atlee McFellin, Hampton Think. -

The late sociologist Erik Olin Wright used the phrase “ruptural transformation” as stand-in for revolution, inaccurately summarizing this as “Smash first, build second.” His immensely popular and [...]

Image Comics Workers Have Officially Certified Their Groundbreaking Union

By James Whitbrook, Gizmodo. -

After formally announcing the formation of Comic Book Workers United late last year—the first specific union to support workers within comics publishing—workers at Image Comics have voted to [...]

Michigan Teachers Discuss Collective Action To Close Schools

By Jerry White, WSWS. -

Michigan teachers took part in an emergency meeting Tuesday afternoon to organize collective action to close schools and stop the spread of COVID-19. The meeting, sponsored by the Michigan [...]

Politics And Prose Becomes First Unionized Bookstore In DC

By Politics And Prose And Ufcw Local 400, Portside. -

We are pleased to announce that Politics and Prose and UFCW Local 400 have reached agreement on the scope of a bargaining unit at P&P, and the union has now been formally recognized as the [...]

Retail Workers Are Organizing And Speaking Out

By Sydney Pereira, Prism. -

In a petition Indianapolis Target employee Andrew Stacy drafted, one of the key demands is for a minimum $17 per hour, but when Stacy and their coworker were posting the flyers in the break room [...]

Building Collective Power Within Our Organizations

By Jen Disla, Organizing Upgrade. -

As we imagine an alternative society, we should think about how we will create something more collective, something where all people have a voice. Most of us come from a tradition where a select [...]

Amazon Unionization Efforts Get A Boost Under A Settlement With NLRB

By Associated Press, Reader Supported News. -

According to the settlement, the online behemoth Amazon said it would reach out to its warehouse workers — former and current — via email who were on the job anytime from March 22 to now to [...]

Graduate Workers Win Union In Card Count

By Austin Fisher, Portside. -

It’s official: graduate student workers at the University of New Mexico have the right to demand school officials come to the bargaining table. New Mexico’s statewide labor board counted 887 [...]