Posts Tagged: u.s working class

Fight against adverse conditions in poultry plants builds in Arkansas

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Conditions in Arkansas poultry processing plants are reminiscent of the classic novel, The Jungle.

Chicago: Justice for Jeffrey Pendleton, fight for $15

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On April 14, the fight for $15 and a union took place in 300 cities and 40 countries.

San José joins fight for $15 and a union

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As fast-food and other low-wage workers and their supporters in dozens of countries carried out actions on April 14 in support of a living wage and un...

Verizon workers strike against concessions

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39,000 Verizon workers across the northeast, who are members of the Communications Workers of America and the International Brotherhood of Electrical ...

Capitalist injustice: Coal baron gets slap on the wrist for killing 29 miners

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“It should have been a felony,” said Gary Quarles, whose son was among those who died in the 2010 Upper Big Branch Mine explosion in West Virginia...

Hillary Clinton a die-hard enemy of the poor

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The Clintons were the leaders of the ascendant right wing of the Democratic Party, who sought to distance themselves from the party’s New Deal/Great...

Five reasons why labor should support BDS

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The year 2015 was a watershed for the international movement for boycott, divestment and sanctions against Israel’s violations of human rights and i...

West Chester University holds Black Lives Matter forum with communist organizer

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On March 3, the Peace and Conflict Studies program at West Chester University of Pennsylvania hosted a symposium with Eugene Puryear titled, “The Mo...

Employees give Yelp one star

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Yelp’s single goal, like all businesses under capitalism, is to maximize profits.

As Nieto civil trial begins, the people charge SFPD with racist terror

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March 2016 marks two years since 28-year-old Alex Nieto was riddled with 14 bullets at Bernal Heights Park after having a burrito before he went to wo...