Prisoners Organizing National Strike Against ‘Modern Day Slavery’

By Michael Arria, In these Times. -

Prisoners across the country say they are gearing up for an end-of-summer nationwide strike against inhumane living conditions and unpaid labor—or, in their words, “modern-day slavery.” The [...]

With Strike Looming, Arizona Governor Bends to Teacher Demands

By Bob Christie and Melissa Daniels, Associated Press -

As recently as Tuesday, a defiant Arizona governor refused to meet with teachers threatening to strike over low pay and said he was sticking with a 1 percent raise proposal. By Thursday, [...]

Kentucky Teachers Shut Down Schools Over Pensions

By Travis Waldron, Huff Post -

Public schools closed in at least 25 Kentucky counties on Friday as teachers staged a quasi-strike after legislation was passed that would overhaul the state pension system. Kentucky teachers [...]

Univ. Of Illinois Graduate Student Workers Strike, Occupy President’s Office

By Dawn Rhodes, Chicago Tribune. -

In a sign of escalating tensions surrounding the strike at the University of Illinois, members of the graduate student workers union in Urbana-Champaign have camped outside the university [...]

West Virginia Teachers Are Now Out On A Wildcat Strike

By Kate Arnoff, In These Times -

In a bright spot among an otherwise bleak landscape for labor, over 15,000 teachers and school support employees in all 55 West Virginia counties have been out on strike for seven days, as they [...]

West Virginia Teachers Take A Stand

By Joseph Kishore, World Socialist Website. -

More than 20,000 teachers and public school employees in West Virginia are taking a courageous stand in defense of their interests and those of the entire working class. On Friday, teachers [...]

Physically Broken Amazon Workers Strike On Black Friday

By Massimo Franchi, global.ilmanifesto.it -

By Massimo Franchi for il manifesto. Amazon workers are striking in Italy, the first for the country and one of historical importance. On Black Friday morning at 5 a.m., union leaders walked out [...]

Striking Miners Remain Resilient And Strong

By William Rogers, www.leftlaborreporter.com -

By William Rogers for Left Labor Reporter. Idaho - After six months on strike, 250 miners at the Lucky Friday silver mine in Mullan, Idaho remain determined to continue their fight for a fair [...]

Peaceful Strikers Being Attacked By Armed Police

By Esther Ojulari, www.blackallianceforpeace.com -

By Esther Ojulari for Black Alliance for Peace. Buenaventura, Colombia - “I know you’re fighting a just cause…We go all round the country and we see people fighting just causes all the time…But [...]

Strike In Buenaventura For People Centered Human Rights

By Esther Ojulari, www.blackallianceforpeace.com -

By Esther Ojulari for Black Alliance for Peace. Since the Buenaventura port was privatized in 1991, the vast majority of income generated goes straight into the pockets of private business owners [...]

700 New York Chemical Plant Workers Walked Off Their Jobs

By Carla Javier, www.fusion.kinja.com -

By Carla Javier for Fusion. Seven-hundred workers walked out of the Momentive chemical plant in upstate New York one week before Donald Trump was elected president. They went on strike for [...]

Esther Ojulari: National Strike in Buenaventura Colombia

By Esther Ojulari, blackallianceforpeace.com -

Esther Ojulari for Black Alliance for Peace. The city of Buenaventura on Colombia’s Pacific coast is home to the country’s main international port through which billions of dollars of imports and [...]

AT&T Workers Begin Three-Day Strike

By David Bacon, www.inthesetimes.com -

By David Bacon for In These Times. Around 40,000 members of the Communications Workers of America (CWA) at AT&T walked off their jobs Friday, for a three-day strike, as pressure continues to [...]

Imminent Strike By AT&T Workers

By CWA, www.cwa-union.org -

By Communications Workers of America. CWA members at AT&T Mobility put the company on notice to come up with serious proposals at the bargaining table or face a strike starting sometime on [...]

Brazil Paralyzed By Nationwide Strike Against Corruption & Impunity

By Glenn Greenwald, www.theintercept.com -

By Glenn Greenwald for the Intercept. It’s almost impossible to imagine a presidency imploding more completely and rapidly than the unelected one imposed by elites on the Brazilian population in [...]