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War In The Middle East, The Kurds, Turkey, Erdogan And the ISIL Connection - by Labor Video Project
This forum provides a view of the the attacks on the Kurdish people and the connection between the Turkey Erdogan government and the ISIL grouping. The Turkish government has played a key role in arming, defending and using the ISIL grouping in Turkey and throughout the region.
Posted: Wed Nov 25, 2015 8:31AM
LAO: "Significant Effects" from DeMaio/Reed Plan to Eliminate Retirement Security, Pension - by Steven Maviglio
Californians for Retirement Security Says It Opens Up a "Pandora's Box" of Problems
Posted: Wed Nov 25, 2015 8:08AM
Casino Capitalism and Profit Maximization - by Gunter Grzega and Sven Hergovich
In the 1960s the average holding time for stocks was 10 years. Now the holding time is not 9 months but 22 seconds. Like shareholder value, profit maximization leads to exploding inequality and the waster of resources. States were weakened by extensive tax cuts. How can the economy serve long-term necessities (e.g. affordable housing, education and health care) and not only short-term profit maximization?
Posted: Wed Nov 25, 2015 1:22AM
Picket to Support CCSF Faculty in Contract Negotiations - by Bob Price
CCSF Wellness Center, Ocean Avenue @ Howth St, SF 1 Block from Balboa Park BART
Event Date:Wed Nov 25, 2015 2:00PM
Posted: Mon Nov 23, 2015 10:11PM
Labor Rallies and Marches Against Fossil Fuel at Climate Rally in Oakland on Nov 21, 2015 - by Labor Video Project
Trade unionists marched and rallied against fossil fuels in Oakland at a climate rally on November 21, 2105
Posted: Sun Nov 22, 2015 10:42PM
30th Annual Holiday Appeal for Class-War Prisoners - by Partisan Defense Committee
Oakstop 1721 Broadway, Oakland West Wing Gallery Suite #203 (at 19th St. BART stop)
Event Date:Sun Jan 31, 2016 1:00PM
Posted: Sat Nov 21, 2015 2:36PM
Joe Hill's Last Will, 100 Years Later - by Bob English
Today we remember and honor Swedish-American labor organizer, poet and songwriter Joe Hill who was executed 100 years ago Nov 19, 1915. Traveling widely and organizing workers under the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW), he was popular and visible as a speaker, writer of political and union songs - the first written for the American working class - which he performed at strikes and rallies. Those songs helped galvanize the union movement and IWW, whose activism triggered violent oppositio...
Posted: Thu Nov 19, 2015 4:37AM
Cal. State University Faculty and Allies March & Rally at the CSU Trustees meeting Nov. 17 - by via California Faculty Association
LONG BEACH, CA – More than 1,000 faculty and their allies congregated in Long Beach yesterday, November 17, for a massive “Fight for Five” protest outside the California State University Board of Trustees’ meeting.
Posted: Wed Nov 18, 2015 7:01PM
Nurses Hold Rally, Speak Out on Unsafe Patient Lift Practices at UC Medical Centers - by via California Nurses Association
Registered nurses will gather at UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay on Thursday to speak out about the UC Medical Center’s failure to provide RNs with legally mandated safe lifting practices, the California Nurses Association (CNA) announced today.
Posted: Wed Nov 18, 2015 6:54PM
Day Worker Center of Santa Cruz Seeks Funds to Build a Tool Lending Library - by via Day Worker Center of Santa Cruz County
The Day Worker Center of Santa Cruz County is asking for your help to raise funds for a Tool Lending Library. We've got the tools, but need your help!
Posted: Tue Nov 17, 2015 1:21PM
UC Santa Cruz Students Participate in Million Student March - by Alex Darocy
On November 12 students at UC Santa Cruz joined students at college campuses across the country for a "Million Student March," a day of local actions organized nationally around three principle demands: tuition-free public college, cancellation of all student debt, and a $15 minimum wage for all campus workers. Million Student March actions were organized at over 100 schools, and the movement has been endorsed by political figures such as Noam Chomsky and Jill Stein, as well as by organizatio...
Posted: Mon Nov 16, 2015 7:23PM
Labor Justice Groups Release Report on Low Wage Workers in Santa Cruz County - by via Working For Dignity
A new report titled "Working for Dignity: The Santa Cruz County Low-Wage Worker Study" (see PDF) addresses the conditions low-wage workers face locally. The report is the result of a collaboration between the UCSC Center for Labor Studies (CLS), California Rural Legal Assistance (CRLA), and the Chicano Latino Research Center (CLRC). "As this report shows, the conditions of low-wage work pose a daunting challenge to both workers and our wider community. We found a broad range of serious workpl...
Posted: Mon Nov 16, 2015 1:43PM
Attacks in Paris: Capitalism is Responsible Class War Against Capitalism! - by PCInt
“We are at war!”: such is the leitmotiv of government officials and politicians from the various French parties, after the deadly attacks in Paris and Saint-Denis.
Posted: Mon Nov 16, 2015 2:47AM
Picket to Support CCSF Faculty in Contract Negotiations - by Bob Price
City College of San Francisco Wellness Center Ocean Avenue at Howth Street, 1 block from Balboa Park BART
Event Date:Wed Nov 18, 2015 2:00PM
Posted: Sat Nov 14, 2015 4:05PM
Hundreds of Nurses Will Join Million Student March Action at U.C. Berkeley - by via California Nurses Association
Hundreds of nurses from throughout Northern California will join a student rally at U.C. Berkeley today as part of the Million Student March national day of action, the California Nurses Association announced today.
Posted: Thu Nov 12, 2015 10:46AM
120 Healthcare Workers at Dignity Health in Santa Cruz Join SEIU-UHW - by via SEIU-UHW
[Nov. 10, 2015] SANTA CRUZ, Calif. – One-hundred twenty healthcare workers recently voted to strengthen patient care at Dignity Health clinics in Santa Cruz by joining SEIU-United Healthcare Workers West.
Posted: Wed Nov 11, 2015 7:18PM
Former Pacifica ED and Leader of "Save KPFA" Targets Flashpoints Host Dennis Bernstein - by repost
Pacifica "Save KPFA" grouping including former Pacifica ED Margy Wilkinson who is a collaborator with Dan Siegel has targeted Pacifica KPFA Flashpoints producer Dennis Bernstein for interviewing Aron Gupta about the role of the SEIU in the Fight For $15 Movement.
Posted: Wed Nov 11, 2015 2:50AM
Fight for $15 New Orleans Day of Action, Tuesday, November 10, 2015 (audio/mpeg 2.5MB) - by WTUL News & Views
Protestors speak out about Fight for $15 New Orleans Day of Action, Tuesday, November 10, 2015
Posted: Tue Nov 10, 2015 8:52PM
Contra Costa County Nurses Vote Overwhelmingly to Ratify New Contract - by via California Nurses Association
In membership meetings held last week, Contra Costa County nurses voted overwhelmingly—by 95 percent—to ratify a new contract, the California Nurses Association announced today.
Posted: Mon Nov 9, 2015 3:19PM
Oakland Livable Wage Assembly meeting - by John Torok
SEIU Local 1000 Union Hall, 436 14th St Ste 200. If you can’t get into the building call or text (415) x 623-6473 and we’ll send someone down.
Event Date:Tue Nov 24, 2015 6:30PM
Posted: Sun Nov 8, 2015 10:44AM