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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

INTERVIEW

Woefully Understaffed, Maryland Nurses Fight to Unionize

March 14, 2017 | Suzanne Mintz is a nurse at Holy Cross Hospital in Maryland. Since February 2016, she has been organizing with other nurses to form a union.

Suzanne Mintz

EUROPE

Spanish and International Unions Strike to Defend Spanish Dockworkers

March 09, 2017 | The conservative government of Spain has set in motion plans to scrap the current port labor system, which would force over six thousand dockworkers to be laid off over four years. In response, (...)

Sean Robertson

EUROPE

Over Six Thousand Spanish Dockworkers’ Jobs Face the Axe

March 09, 2017 | Over six thousand Spanish dockworkers could be made redundant if the Spanish government abides by the demands of the European Commission to scrap the country’s current port labor system.

Sean Robertson

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 solidarity.

Sean Robertson

UNITED STATES

10,000 Immigrants Go On Strike in Milwaukee

February 14, 2017 | What would happen if the Trump administration really were to deport millions of undocumented workers from the US? Milwaukee, Wisconsin got a brief taste of that on Monday, the #DayWithoutLatinos. (...)

Wladek Flakin

UNITED STATES

The Unions Must Fight Against Right to Work!

February 02, 2017 | Republicans in Congress have introduced amendments to the National Labor Relations Act and Railway Labor Act today aimed at crippling the right to organize a union. Such national “Right-To-Work” (...)

John Leslie

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

UNITED STATES

Painters’ Union Calls to Organize Against KKK

December 07, 2016 | The International Union of Painters and Allied Trades (IUPAT) Local 10 recently passed a resolution expressing the union's commitment to join mobilizations and resistance against the KKK and (...)

IUPAT Local 10

UNITED STATES

After a Trump Victory, We Will Fight Back!

November 10, 2016 | A Trump victory is a blow against the working class. In the face of a racist, sexist, xenophobic President, we must fight back!

John Leslie

LABOR MOVEMENT

SEIU Caucuses Say “No Cops in Our Unions!”

October 25, 2016 | The African American caucus and the Latino caucus of SEIU Local 721 in Los Angeles voted to support the UAW 2865 Resolution calling on the AFL-CIO to disaffiliate from the international police unions.

IDEAS & DEBATES

United Front and the Fight Against the Union Bureaucracy

September 19, 2016 | The workers’ united front does not mean peaceful coexistence with the union bureaucracy.

Juan Cruz Ferre

EGYPT

Egyptian Shipyard Workers’ Defiance Sparks Solidarity Movement

September 16, 2016 | Workers at the Alexandria Shipyard Company have been victimised and dragged before a military court for standing up for their rights at work, but a growing solidarity movement is putting the (...)

Hisham Fouad

IDEAS & DEBATES

The Workday: An Endless Battle Around Time

July 29, 2016 | Everyday work life is a silent struggle—an ongoing battle for a moment of rest or distraction.

Luigi Morris

UNITED STATES - PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS

Let’s Get over Sanders and Back into the Streets

July 18, 2016 | Last week, Bernie Sanders endorsed Hillary Clinton, leaving many of his supporters disappointed. But there is still a way forward: join the protests, organize, fight.

Juan Cruz Ferre

UNITED STATES - POLICE BRUTALITY

A Teacher’s Role in the Fight Against Police Brutality

July 14, 2016 | Teachers have the responsibility to fight against racism and police presence in schools.

Tatiana Cozzarelli

UNITED STATES

NO COPS IN OUR UNIONS - Julia Wallace SPEAKS!

July 11, 2016

Julia Wallace

INTERVIEW

Their Thing was DRUM: Black Power in the Factory

June 20, 2016 | Left Voice speaks with Dan Georgakas, activist, historian and co-author of the classic narrative, ‘Detroit: I Do Mind Dying: A Study in Urban Revolution’, recently released in French. In addition (...)

Dan Georgakas

FRANCE

Special Coverage: Revolt in France

June 17, 2016 | The latest on the resistance to the labor reforms in France.

TURKEY

Women Workers Picket Avon in Turkey

June 15, 2016 | Discrimination towards women has always had a significant place in AKP's brand of political Islam, yet young female workers are coming to the forefront of class struggle – as is the case with the (...)

Barış Yıldırım

INTERVIEW

The Labor Movement in Post-Communist Countries

June 10, 2016 | We interviewed Mihai Varga, a Romanian specialist on trade unionism in Eastern and Central Europe and author of "Worker Protests in post-communist Romania and Ukraine," published in August 2015. (...)

Philippe Alcoy

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