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by Lawrence Swaim Ed. note:  We are always eager to post first-person accounts from worker activists writing from their own direct experiences.   This article is a bit longer than our usual post, but is well worth a good read.  In 1970 there was a ...

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The Postal Strike of 1970: Relevance to Today

by Lawrence Swaim

 

postal serviceEd. note:  We are always eager to post first-person accounts from worker activists writing from their own direct experiences.   This article is a bit longer than our usual post,...

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Strike at Marriott Hotels in Boston

by Hugh Lee Fowler Schlesinger

 

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Workers and supporters picketed outside the Sheraton Boston Wednesday [photo credit:Boston Globe]

October 3, 2018

 UNITE HERE Local 26 began their city-wide...

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A True National Safety Net

by Glenn Parton

 

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We need a New New Deal in America, bigger and better than the one enacted by FDR in the 30s (and even bigger than his visionary proposal for a Second Bill of Rights in the 40s). The...

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The High Human Cost of Creating a Real Union in China

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More than 50 students and workers were arrested this summer during a weeks-long struggle to form a union at Jasic Technology in Shenzhen, China.

by Elaine Hui

University students lent tremendous...

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Teachers’ Strikes Past and Present

 by Andy Piascik

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(AP Photo/Adam Beam)
Su Sheridan holds a sign protesting proposed cuts to retirement benefits for public school teachers on March 8, 2018 in Frankfort,...

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