Posts Tagged: u.s working class

#WeWontGoBack: WORD statement on the 43rd anniversary of Roe v. Wade

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We take the time to remember what life was like before Roe, and the many thousands of people who fought together to make abortion legal in the United ...

12 things to know: major Supreme Court case on labor rights

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The Supreme Court can make its decisions but the working class has the power to reverse them.

Reflections on fighting age-discrimination to build unity

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We must build the maximum solidarity between older and younger workers of all nationalities.

Fight for 15 rallies rock New York City

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Exploited, low-wage workers, demanding a $15 an hour living wage, rallied Nov. 10 on 125th St, the historic central artery of Harlem and in downtown...

Low-wage workers speak out

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At today's 6 a.m. strike in San Francisco against McDonald's and fast-food restaurants, where the Fight for 15 resounded in the working-class Mission ...

Video: How LA workers won $15/hour

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Jeff Bigelow, veteran labor leader and activist, discusses his involvement in the LA fight for $15 and how workers won the historic wage increase.

Video: How postal workers are fighting back and winning

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Ken Lerch, President of the National Association of Letter Carriers, Branch 3825, discusses how postal workers are fighting back against the efforts t...

The struggle for 15 and a union in Sacramento

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From the beginning, this Minimum Wage Task Force reflected the pro-business bias of the Sacramento City Council.

China currency devaluation and signs of slowdown spark global financial panic

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Global stock markets plunged on Aug. 24, now designated “Black Monday” by financial commentators.

The Coors Boycott: The LGBTQ movement and people’s counter-offensive against the right

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The struggle against Coors Beer, embodied in the Coors Beer Boycott that began in 1977 and continued through the Reagan years and beyond, is an import...