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

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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, [...]

Fight For $15 And Movement For Black Lives Plan Nationwide Action

By Fight for $15 and Movement for Black Lives, www.popularresistance.org -

By Fight for $15 and Movement for Black Lives. MEMPHIS -- The Fight for $15 and the Movement for Black Lives will take to the streets nationwide April 4 – the anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther [...]

Get To Know The BATS: Teachers Fighting Privatization

By Marla Kilfoyle and Melissa Tomlinson, www.popularresistance.org -

By Marla Kilfoyle and Melissa Tomlinson in partnership with Read the Dirt for Popular Resistance. Chris Christie once told a Badass Teacher that he was “sick”of people like her. It was his [...]

Workers, Civil Rights Leaders Join ‘March on Mississippi’

By Sue Sturgis for Facing South. www.facingsouth.org -

By Sue Sturgis for Facing South. n what's expected to be the largest protest in Mississippi in years, hundreds of workers, civil rights leaders, and social justice advocates plan to march to the [...]

How To Stop Trump’s Continuous Scam On The Working Class

By Paul Street for Truthdig. Two things are clear going forward. First, progressives hoping to defeat Trump and Trumpism will need to drive a class wedge between the new administration’s big [...]

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