Sunday, July 12, 2020

Tag: labor strike

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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Key US ally indicted for organ trade murder scheme

Is this the final unraveling of the Western narrative of "humanitarian intervention" in Kosovo, and a crack in the "accountability-free zone" of impunity for U.S. and allied war crimes?

Bee populations are thriving in the UK as human lifestyle changed due to pandemic

This news is definitely something to “bee” happy about and should give us hope that our actions really can make a difference and improve the Earth.

‘An absolute outrage’: Sanders rips ‘wealthy tax cheats’ as CBO estimates $381 billion in...

“The richest 1% is responsible for 70% of all unpaid taxes... Congress is leaving hundreds of billions of dollars in taxes uncollected from the wealthy.”

Who for Veep?

The big question for Bernie-ites is who they want for vice-president.

“Thank you for your service”: pardons for war criminals and indifference for those damaged...

I can’t remember who recently said it, but the point has been made that we often call people heroes because it’s easier to sacrifice them when they’re given this honorific and simply move on.