Submitted by Eviction Free Zone on Dec 5 2013 18:02
As the fast food strikes heat up, there are a lot of reasons housing justice activists should come out to support them.
Submitted by Juan Conatz on Dec 5 2013 02:56
A mostly finished writing on Ty Moore, Socialist Alternative, Occupy and SEIU in Minneapolis. For the 'sewer socialism' reference in the title, see this Great Moments in Leftism strip.
Submitted by working class s... on Dec 4 2013 22:36
As police go on strike in Argentina’s second largest city, Cordoba, the people have gone on a huge shopping spree, emptying every supermarket in the city. Despite there being massive unemployment and poverty across the city, the media and government have claimed the the shopping spree has nothing to do with being poor, and everything to do with ‘common criminality’.
Submitted by rooieravotr on Dec 3 2013 19:45
Some thoughts on the protests happening in Ukraine. Things are not completely what they may seem.
Submitted by StrugglesInItaly on Dec 2 2013 09:28
Are you interested in life and struggles in Italy today? Do you enjoy reading our posts? Our tweets? Looking at our pictures? We’re looking for people to join us.
Submitted by Tom Jennings on Dec 1 2013 10:13
Rather than glamourising, demonising or stereotyping ghetto criminals, this carefully crafted ensemble drama projects anti-social labelling back onto those with power and wealth
Submitted by working class s... on Nov 30 2013 21:24
Following violent clashes over the decision to dismiss hundreds of unionised workers and replace them with unaffiliated workers, locals in the Odisha region of India have forced the closure of seven large open cast coal mines, and two railway stations. 1,000 local workers ransacked the management offices and fought running battles with workers who remain loyal to the bosses.
Submitted by working class s... on Nov 29 2013 23:28
For the second time this year, Sussex University and Birmingham University have seen students occupy buildings on campus in protest against privatisation, outsourcing, lack of democracy, and tuition fees. The Sussex occupation will soon enter its fifth day, however, the students occupying the Aston Webb building in Birmingham have been forcibly evicted by the police and bailiffs, earlier today.
Submitted by working class s... on Nov 28 2013 21:34
A three week strike involving 5,000 workers at an electronics company in Shenzhen, China, has ended after the bosses agreed to a 20% hike in pay.
Submitted by Jacques Roux on Nov 28 2013 01:04
An organisation which is apparently “dedicated to exposing Big Labor’s abuse of the worker center organizational model” has released this video in anticipation of protests against Walmart.
Submitted by Empire Logistics on Nov 27 2013 06:04
Presentations: Class Struggle Along Global Supply Chains, Parts I & II. If you are in or near Southern California, please join us for these explorations of the possibility of class struggles spreading along commodity chains. November 29, 7:00 p.m. & December 14, 3:00 p.m. at The Public School Los Angeles
Submitted by working class s... on Nov 26 2013 17:00
300 miners across two shifts at a mine in the Black Sea area of Zonguldak have barricaded themselves underground in protest at atrocious health and safety. Turkey has the worst mine safety record across all of Europe, with 2,554 miners losing their lives since 1991. They have vowed to continue their protest until the demands have been met.
Submitted by Soapy on Nov 22 2013 21:21
I was so moved by the news coverage memorializing John F Kennedy that I decided to make a tribute video. Never forget Camelot!
Submitted by Cindy Milstein on Nov 22 2013 16:42
This piece -- a tweeter poem of sorts, in 140 lines of 140 words or less -- originally appeared at cbmilstein.wordpress.com, where you'll find a bunch of accompanying photos, too, if you're interested.
Submitted by working class s... on Nov 22 2013 15:49
Around 3,000 workers at a Nokia factory in Southern Guangdong have started a rolling programme of strikes and sit-ins to protest against the management who are bullying people into leaving their jobs.
Submitted by working class s... on Nov 21 2013 18:10
Workers have today walked off the job at seven branches of Walmart across Dallas. The workers then joined protests outside, demanding that workers are paid a minimum of $25,000 a year. The action organised by the ‘OUR Walmart’ campaign has been played down by company lickspittles, who claim that very few employees have been involved, and that busloads of pickets had been transported between stores to boost numbers.
Submitted by working class s... on Nov 21 2013 16:22
Hundreds of protesters opposed to the construction of a high speed rail link have clashed with police during a visit to Rome by the French President, Francios Hollande.
Submitted by Soapy on Nov 19 2013 19:29
U.S. government intelligence has stated that there has been no Iranian nuclear weapons program since 2003, so why is everyone still talking about it?
Submitted by Empire Logistics on Nov 19 2013 16:24
Truckers hold pre-announced work stoppages at 3 firms in Carson, California over being misclassified as independent contractors and over management harassment of their attempts to organize with the Teamsters.
Submitted by StrugglesInItaly on Nov 19 2013 14:52
Over the last month Bologna has been shaken by a wave of housing occupations.