Posts Tagged: u.s. working class

Salt Lake City program to ‘help’ homeless gives $34 million to cops

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In July, 2017 the homeless population of Salt Lake City—especially in the Rio Grande neighborhood—reached an an all-time high. 

Has the current industrial cycle ‘boom’ entered its ‘critical phase’?

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On Oct. 10, a day investors may soon refer to as “Black Wednesday,” the U.S. stock market, as measured by the Dow Jones Industrial Average, plunge...

Amazon gives workers 13 percent more pay for 50 percent more work

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Amazon workers are now being paid less for the work they do even with the wage increase.

PSL: Standing in solidarity with National Prison Strike

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A round-up of PSL actions in solidarity with the National Prison Strike.

Activists in solidarity with Prison Strike speak out against Bristol County Jail and sheriff

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On Sept. 8, 30 activists and organizers rallied outside Bristol County Jail, Rhode Island.

UNITE HERE Local 26 holds massive picket to gear up for potential strike

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The demonstration ended with workers chanting “We’ll be back, we’ll be back!”

Workers at ABQ sports bar fight sexual harassment and retaliation

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The owners and managers who profit off of this exploitation and relish in their freedom to mistreat and harass their women workers face few if any con...

San Diego community wins historic museum in Barrio Logan

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On August 7, community organizers with the Chicano Park Steering Committee and the Chicano Park Museum and Cultural Center (CPMCC) celebrated the deci...

Militant citywide actions win 112,000 NYC hospital & nursing home workers a 3-year contract

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Across New York City, hospital and nursing home workers are holding elections to ratify a new 3-year collective bargaining agreement which will cover ...

Farmworkers target Wendy’s executive in NYC to demand better working conditions

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Farmworkers and their families traveled from Florida to NYC to demand justice. Liberation News was there.