Thursday, September 24, 2020

Tag: worker rights

The salt of the Earth

The only true solution, no NOT a revolution, is for ALL workers to belong to what the Industrial Workers of the World AKA Wobblies, called 'One Big Union'.

‘Disgusting,’ says Bernie Sanders of Amazon job post seeking anti-union psy-ops...

Observers at VICE said the ads show the retail tech giant sees “labor organizing as one of the biggest threats to its existence.”

From the sectoral to the local: Re-imagining labor and the left...

While the unintended economic disaster now unfolding throughout the world is unprecedented, the progressive left must heed the lessons of disasters like Katrina, Maria and wars of aggression in places like Iraq to be ready to confront the potentially life and death struggles ahead.

‘Slap in the face’: As Bezos wealth jumps $30 billion amid...

“It just shows how very little regard Amazon has for its overworked employees.”

GE workers demand company rehire laid-off workers to produce ventilators

“At a time when our country is depending on skilled workers to make essential products like ventilators, our members are left wondering why they are facing layoffs instead of having the opportunity to use their skills to help save lives.”

Amazon “profiting from this pandemic” as warehouse workers walk off job...

If Amazon doesn’t do more to protect workers, “they are not only profiting from this pandemic, but they’re helping to perpetuate it.”

Bernie Sanders fights for laid-off worker protections in $2 trillion stimulus...

The bill would massively expand unemployment benefits, providing laid-off workers up to 100% of their salary and health insurance benefits for four months.

New report offers blueprint for a ‘clean slate’ for workers to...

“Democracy at work should be a right, not a fight.”

(Burying) ‘The Salt of the Earth’

The main brunt of this empire's tactics is to instill this 'Dog eat Dog' mentality into we working stiffs.

5 ways to stop corporations from ruining the future of work

We should all be able to steer the direction of technological change and influence how new technologies affect our lives.

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Utah police release body cam video of officer shooting unarmed 13-year-old boy

The district attorney’s office is continuing to review the shooting and determine whether the officer was legally justified in firing his weapon at Cameron.

Will Michele Flournoy be the angel of death for the American empire?

Picking Michelle Flournoy to lead the Pentagon would be a tragic indication that Biden is truly hell-bent on squandering America’s future.

10 things you need to know to stop a coup

Because the best way to stop a coup is to deter it.

Morgan Stanley announces new climate commitment, first American bank to set target

The financial institute is the first major American bank to commit to "providing financing, expertise and thought leadership to support the transition to a low-carbon world."