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 [...]

Teachers’ Courage Is Contagious

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Popular Resistance. -

At the roots of the teacher's strikes and protests are neo-liberal policies. Education has become a profit center, which is driving more testing so that companies can sell testing software and [...]

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 [...]

Day 8 Of Countdown To Launch: Daniel Cooper Bermudez

By Daniel Cooper Bermudez, www.popularresistance.org -

By Daniel Cooper Bermudez. Trade for People and Planet is a campaign created by Popular Resistance, an organization that has been fighting for justice since 2013 with roots growing far before [...]

Market Economy: Deep Roots Of Dysfunction

By Jane Roelofs, www.globaljusticecenter.org -

By Jane Roelofs for the Center for Global Justice. There is nothing new in the disaster anticipated from NAFTA. The market economy hasn't "broken down," or suddenly reached environmental [...]

Amazon’s Last Mile: Unprotected Workers

By Bryan Menegus, www.gizmodo.com -

By Bryan Menegus for Gizmodo. In terms of size, efficiency, and ruthlessness, Amazon has few equals. The least publicly accountable of the big tech companies—Google, Apple, and Facebook face [...]

The Creative Resistance Of Domestic Workers

By Rose Mahi, www.opendemocracy.net -

By Rose Mahi for Open Democracy. Many conditions play into the exploitation of migrant domestic workers (MDWs) in Lebanon. Most of the time, MDWs are women, and some of us are illiterate. And at [...]

Workers May Have Just Killed Missouri’s Right to Work Law

By Jeff Schuhrke, www.inthesetimes.com -

By Jeff Schuhrke for In These Times. Missouri - In a badly needed victory for organized labor, a coalition of workers’ rights groups in Missouri is poised to halt a devastating new anti-union law [...]

Minimum Wage Of $15 An Hour Passed In Minneapolis

By Staff of NELP and Fight for $15, www.PopularResistance.org -

By Staff of NELP and Fight for $15. Since the Fight for $15 began in November 2012, more than 40 cities and counties, and more than 20 states have adopted minimum wage increases. NELP estimates [...]

True Food Systems Change From The Bottom Up

By Families United for Justice, www.popularresistance.org -

By Families United for Justice. On June 15th FUJ members turned out to overwhelmingly ratify the tentative collective bargaining agreement presented by their negotiations committee. After an [...]

Boycott Wendy’s

By Staff, www.allianceforfairfood.org -

By Coalition of Immokalee Workers. For over three years, farm workers and consumers have been demanding that Wendy’s join its major competitors – Taco Bell, McDonald’s, Subway and Burger King – [...]

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 [...]

Call For Global Unity On May Day

By James E. Rabbitt, III, www.popularresistance.org -

By James E. Rabbitt, III. This May Day (Monday, May 1, 2017), workers worldwide are invited to participate in an unprecedented call for global unity demanding that all full-time workers are paid [...]

Support Education Activist Sarah Chambers

By Michelle Strater Gunderson, livingindialogue.com -

By Michelle Strater Gunderson for Living in Dialogue. Chicago, IL - If you are fortunate, every once in a while you will meet someone who breathes the fire of justice. In my life Sarah Chambers, [...]

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