Labor movement

LABOR MOVEMENT

May Day in a Bureaucratic Union

May 16, 2017 | Despite lip service to opposing Trump, CUNY’s Professional Staff Congress refused to organize a militant May Day.

Chris Natoli

UNITED STATES

Time to Take Back Our Universities: Temple University Fights for a Fair Contract

May 04, 2017 | Temple University faculty, students and staff members made their voices heard for higher wages and better working conditions, in defense of education.

Sonja Krieger

MAY DAY

B&H Workers Go On Strike

May 02, 2017 | Workers of the B&H warehouse went on a wildcat strike on May Day to protest the company's threat to move warehouses to New Jersey in order to break up the workers' organization and bust the (...)

MAY DAY

May Day in NYC

May 02, 2017 | Thousands marched through the streets of New York on May Day to fight for workers' rights.

BRAZIL

The Largest Brazilian General Strike in Decades

April 28, 2017 | Make the capitalists pay for the crisis! The largest Brazilian general strike in decades is going on now!

ARGENTINA

Zanon: Under Worker Control Since 2001

April 11, 2017 | Interview with Raúl Godoy, Zanon worker and national leader of the PTS. Godoy was the first General Secretary of the Sindicato de Obreros y Empleados Ceramistas de Neuquén (SOECN - Ceramic Workers’ (...)

Raúl Godoy

SPANISH STATE

Dockworkers: the “can do” of the working class

April 11, 2017 | What can the victory of the Spanish dockworkers teach us? That class struggle is the way to twist the arm of the government, the European Union (EU) and the way to make the capitalists pay for (...)

Santiago Lupe

ARGENTINA

Lessons from the General Strike in Argentina

April 09, 2017 | Reflections on last week’s general strike, the government’s policy of repression, the role of the Left in the strike, the union bureaucracy, and Cristina Kirchner’s silence on the (...)

Fernando Scolnik

MAY DAY/UNITED STATES

All Power to the Rank and File

March 28, 2017 | A case for a workers' insurgency in New York City, and everywhere.

William Lewis

LABOR

AT&T Workers Fire Warning Shot Against the Company

March 25, 2017 | Earlier this week, 17,000 AT&T workers in Nevada and California went on a one day strike against the company for unfair labor conditions.

Rohit Chandan

BRAZIL

Towards a General Strike? Massive Brazilian Work Stoppages on March 15

March 17, 2017 | On the afternoon on March 15th, all major Brazilian cities were shaken by major protests against proposed cuts to retirement benefits and a loosening of labor regulations. The day began with (...)

Victor Mariutti

ARGENTINA

Argentina: Massive Teacher’s March on Eighth Day of Strike

March 17, 2017 | The teachers are at the forefront of a growing struggle against austerity measures, layoffs and inflation.

Sara Jayne

MEXICO

Maquila Workers Against Femicide and Exploitation

March 07, 2017 | Mexico is known around the world for having one of the highest rates of femicide, particularly in the more industrialized northern states that share a border with the (...)

Ximena Goldman

ARGENTINA

Zanon expropriated: An unforgettable day!

March 03, 2017 | Workers’ self-management at Zanon ceramic tile factory is nearing its 15-year milestone of struggle and production.

Titin Moreira
Raúl Godoy
Mariano Pedrero

SWEDEN

Swedish dockworkers do battle with APM Terminals

February 23, 2017 | Swedish dockworkers in the port of Gothenburg are in the midst of a long-running dispute with APM Terminals (APMT). This dispute between members of the Swedish Dockworkers’ Union (SDU) and APMT (...)

Sean Robertson

EUROPE

Swedish Dockworkers’ Union: Born Fighting Bosses and Bureaucrats

February 22, 2017 | The Swedish Dockworkers’ Union (SDU) has been shaped by decades of rank and file rebellion, bureaucratic expulsions from a general transport union and a long history of international (...)

Sean Robertson

UNITED STATES

Workers Against Trump

February 20, 2017 | Class struggle is, as it has always been, the main source of conflict in our society. A month into Trump’s presidency, we need to fight from a working-class (...)

Juan Cruz Ferre

GUEST POST

General Strike: How the Working Class Takes Control

February 09, 2017 | Talking about the general strike is the right conversation to be having.

Jack Rusk

GUEST POST

Towards a New Socialist Party

January 25, 2017 | Socialists should start discussing the possibility of a new party born of working class struggles

Hart Eagleburger
Jack Rusk

UNITED STATES

Trump, Racism and the Working Class

December 16, 2016 | Racism among workers cannot be condoned or concealed. Working class unity begins by embracing the demands of the most oppressed.

Juan Cruz Ferre

ARGENTINA

Solidarity Campaign With Zanon Under Worker Control

December 15, 2016 | Workers’ self-management at Zanon ceramic tile factory is nearing its 15-year milestone of struggle and production. Zanon workers have launched a national and international campaign to establish a (...)

Zanon Strike Fund Committee

UNITED STATES

“Right-to-work” laws –what they are and how to fight them

December 15, 2016 | High at the top of the GOP and big business wish list for the New Year is a National Right-To-Work (RTW) law aimed at gutting the ability of the unions to finance themselves and fight back (...)

John Leslie

ZANON

Naomi Klein and Avi Lewis in Support of Zanon Workers

December 14, 2016 | Naomi Klein and Avi Lewis, Canadian journalists and figures of the anti-globalization movement sent a message of solidarity with the workers of Zanon. Zanon is a factory in Neuquen, Argentina (...)

Naomi Klein
Avi Lewis

ARGENTINA

Trotskyists to Pack Stadium of 20,000

November 17, 2016 | The Argentine Left and Workers' Front has called a national rally for this Saturday, November 19. The event will be held at a 20,000-person capacity soccer stadium in Buenos (...)

Luigi Morris

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