Posts Tagged: u.s. working class

Oakland teachers mobilize to defend public education

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Oakland educators and their union, the Oakland Education Association, are gearing up for a strike to defend the rights of their students and themselve...

Nurses organize impressive barnstorm launching 2019 Medicare for All campaign

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Over 150 people came out to demand Medicare for All at the historic Women’s Building in San Francisco on a rainy evening Tuesday, Feb. 12.

California housing crisis and Domuso’s predatory lending

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One of the most prevalent issues the U.S. working class faces today is the exorbitant and quickly rising cost of housing.

Reduced services from gov’t shutdown prompt prisoner hunger strike

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On Jan. 20, about a dozen protesters gathered outside of Metropolitan Correctional Center (MCC) in Manhattan to stand in solidarity with the hunger st...

Gov’t shutdown: workers under attack on both sides of border

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The workers’ struggle has no borders!

Solidarity urged in the fight against NYC transit hikes

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#SwipeItForward

Indianapolis parking meter extension taxes working people

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A bill passed on Jan. 7 expands parking meter hours across the city until 11 p.m. Monday through Saturday.

Trump administration wages war on meatpacking industry workers

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The Trump administration has made a point to eviscerate regulations of all types.

‘No new home for Amazon in NYC’ campaign takes the struggle to the mayor’s mansion

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The working class population of New York City knows a rotten deal when they see one. 

Teaching assistants’ strike stops rehabilitation of Confederate statue

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The war continues to rage at the Chapel Hill campus over the statue of a Confederate statue known as Silent Sam.