Thursday, February 2, 2023

Tag: labor strike

Nurses strike in NYC demanding better working conditions and solutions to...

“What’s going on today is that these work environment challenges have been predating COVID-19, and nurses have been experiencing many of these challenges for decades."

New York Times Strike: From reporters to rabble-rousers

Workers at the “newspaper of record” stopped working to demand better pay and labor rights—but only for a day. What would happen if they actually flexed their power?

May Day general strike, a strong beginning to an ongoing campaign

Despite the pandemic, advocacy continues. We need to change the political narrative.

‘Shame on Uber:’ Drivers on strike worldwide protesting ‘poverty wages’

"This is an act of solidarity with drivers across the country, and really across the world, who are suffering with poverty wages."

Solidarity at the Stop & Shop

The workers of Stop & Shop only took to the picket lines after months of contract negotiations. They are mainly asking for their company not to cut their pensions or have increases their healthcare costs.

Marriott hotel strikers set a new industry standard

Their common demands focused on three areas – job security, workload, and wages and benefits – and the slogan, “One Job Should Be Enough.”

Striking West Virginia teachers revive a proud labor heritage

After nine days on strike, the teachers won!

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The interminable, withering babble from today’s Tower of Babel

When the end is messianic, imperial, “destiny” or God’s will—human fabrications made into commandments—all civilized bets are off.

Biden wielding DNC to guard against Progressive challenge

"Just 34 percent of Americans describe Biden as honest and trustworthy -- a new low for his presidency."

Pfizer’s record-shattering $100 billion in revenue denounced as ‘sickening’

"A people-funded vaccine should be cheap and freely available."

99% of US coal plants cost more to run than replace with new renewables,...

“There’s a huge opportunity here to invest in coal communities, build local economic resilience and save money in the process.”

Four dark secrets about America

What America needs is a thorough transformation and a reset of the economic and political systems, which are now on dangerous and unsustainable paths.