Posts Tagged: u.s working class

Seattle school bus drivers demand affordable health coverage

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Liberation News speaks with striking school bus drivers in Seattle.

Republican tax reform: All power to the billionaires!

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The Republican tax plan represents a huge acceleration of income inequality in our time but it is not inevitable.

West Virginia changes, capitalism stays the same

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In his campaign, Donald Trump made promises to the people of West Virginia that he would bolster its economy and put people back to work.

‘We achieve more together’ — The fight for disability benefits

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On Nov. 20, four disabled people, who have been waiting between one to five years for their benefits, visited their Congressional representatives Cedr...

Seattle families must make $76k to survive, UW study finds

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For the families of Seattle, life in the Emerald City comes at a steep price.

Amazon robber baron Jeff Bezos’ abusive labor practices

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Amazon, the multi-billion dollar tech company founded by Jeff Bezos, has a long history of abuse of its employees.

Gloria La Riva’s talk at Peace and Freedom Party 50th Anniversary Commemoration

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Thanks to my fellow panelists. I don’t go back as far as some, as I joined PFP when I moved to San Francisco in 1981.

‘Right-to-work’ crusaders attack New Mexico workers

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In non-right-to-work states, Americans for Prosperity — a Koch Brothers-sponsored organization — is leading a crusade to use the county level to e...

The Amazon HQ bid, gentrification and Chicago’s war on Black people

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An Amazon HQ would escalate gentrification and the war on Black, Brown and working-class communities—a war which is already well underway.

Gov’t survey: half of U.S. barely scraping by

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Recently, an article in MarketWatch published several alarming conclusions about the state of the finances of people in the U.S.