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ILWU 2008 Shutdown Of West Coast Docks To Protest War In Iraq And For May Day
by Labor Video Project
Tuesday Mar 19th, 2013 7:55 AM
On May 2, 2008 West Coast ILWU longshore workers shutdown the ports to protest the war in Iraq and also to commemorate May Day. On the tenth anniversary of the war the US troops are still spread out throughout the Middle East and around the world.
ILWU Shuts Down West Coast Ports On May Day 2008-No Peace No Work

Uploaded by laborvideo on May 3, 2011

No Peace No Work! ILWU Shuts Down West Coast Ports On May Day 2008

On May 2, 2008, ILWU shut down west coast ports to protest the war and commemorate May Day. This video shows some of the speakers at the May Day rally initiated by the ILWU Local 10 and interviews longshore workers about why they are taking action against the war on May Day 2008.
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