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Pro-Capitalist SEIU UHW Bureaucrat Dave Regan Sells Off SF Union Office To Pay For Deal W - by repost
Pro-Capitalist SEIU UHW Bureaucrat Dave Regan who was initially appointed to his position by Andy Stern former corrupt president of the SEIU is now selling off th SF union offices to pay for a deal with California hospital bosses
Posted: Thu Nov 27, 2014 8:15AM
Kmart & other workers risk being fired if they don't work on Thanksgiving - by Justice Now!
More and more retail stores are opening on Thanksgiving, and many of them REQUIRE their employees to work then, disrupting get-togethers with family and friends.
Posted: Wed Nov 26, 2014 8:32PM
WorkWeek On Labor & Ferguson IBT UAL And NNU CNA On Ebola Protocols - by WorkWeek Radio KPFA
WorkWeek looks at the social and economic conditions in Ferguson for Black working class youth. Also the UAL/IBT rally and the national strike by the NNU/CNA for mandatory protocol standards to protect nurses, healthcare workers and the public
Posted: Wed Nov 26, 2014 1:28AM
UAL IBT Teamster Mechanics At SFO Picket For A Contract On Eve Of Thanksgiving Holiday - by Labor Video Project
IBT UAL mechanics picketed at the SFO airport against the failure to get a contract for over 2 1/2 years and continued concession demands
Posted: Tue Nov 25, 2014 2:12PM
No to the pro-imperialist mobilization around Kurdistan! - by International Communist Party
For weeks, the fate of Syrian Kurds has become one of the most important justifications for the imperialist intervention under way in the region; international media have focused attention around Syrian Kurdistan (Kurdistana Rojava, Western Kurdistan, in Kurdish) and the city of Kobané attacked by forces of a group called the"Islamic State" (better known by the acronyms in English or Arabic: ISIS or Daech).
Posted: Sat Nov 22, 2014 9:07PM
Shut Down Whole Foods Distribution Center - by Tim Maher
6035 Giant Rd Richmond, CA
Event Date:Fri Nov 21, 2014 2:00PM
Posted: Wed Nov 19, 2014 1:56PM
Interview with Marc Strella of Stay Local! and Michael Shuman of Balle (audio/mpeg 68.0MB) - by WTUL News and Views
WTUL News interviews Marc Strella and Michael Shuman about the importance of supporting local business and the rising movement to increase opportunities for small business to attract local, individual investors.
Posted: Wed Nov 19, 2014 7:35AM
Activists 'Block the Boat' to end Israeli Apartheid (video/mp4 55.2MB) - by Rasheed Shabazz
Over 200 people marched to the Port of Oakland to protest Israeli occupation of Palestine on Oct. 26.
Posted: Mon Nov 17, 2014 12:04AM
New CA Ebola Mandate Inspired by NNU Appeal to Gov. Brown, Sets National Model - by via National Nurses United
Following a worldwide day of actions of 100,000 registered nurses and health workers demanding substantial improvements in safeguards for the deadly Ebola virus, California officials have announced landmark mandatory Ebola guidelines that should be a model for federal and state action for all U.S. hospitals, National Nurses United said on November 14.
Posted: Sun Nov 16, 2014 3:45PM
How Universal Basic Income Will Save Us From the Robot Uprising - by George Dvorsky
As we head deeper into the 21st century, it's becoming painfully obvious that there are fewer and fewer jobs available. As noted by Marshall Brain, founder of How Stuff Works and author of Manna, there are more working-age people in the U.S. receiving some form of welfare than there are working-age people who do not.
Posted: Fri Nov 14, 2014 10:15AM
Treasury Secretary Lew Brings Jubilee USA Request for Debt Relief for Ebola-Stricken Count - by James Griffin
US Seeks to Move IMF to Cancel $100 Million in Debt for Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea.
Posted: Thu Nov 13, 2014 10:25AM
With Longshore Workers Support How Protests Against Israeli Bombing of Gaza Stopped Zim Sh - by Jack Heyman Chair TWSC, Retired ILWU 10
ILWU Local 10 longshore workers were critical in stopping work on Zim ships in Oakland. The Transport Workers Solidarity Committee with other activists and maritime workers organized for an ongoing picket of the Zim Piraeus and the Stop Zim Action Committee which the TWSC was part of picketed the Zim Shanghai at SSA at the Port of Oakland in September and was successful in stopping the ship from being worked. This was the first time that a Zim ship was completely prevented from being worke...
Posted: Thu Nov 13, 2014 3:05AM
Philippines: Arrest of Cebu labor leader denounced - by Labor Party - Philippines
The Philippine Labor Party [ Partido ng Manggagawa (PM) ] condemned the arrest of the union leader at the Carmen Copper Corp. in Toledo City, Cebu, one of the biggest mines in Asia. Tony Cuizon, president of the Panaghiusa sa Mamumuo sa Carmen Copper (PAMCC-AGLO), was arrested last October 25, 2014 in Cavite on the strength of warrants for illegal possession of firearms and explosives.
Posted: Wed Nov 12, 2014 3:28AM
Strikes by California RNs Kick Off Actions for Patient Safety and Ebola Precautions - by National Nurses United
Two-day strikes starting Tuesday that affect nearly 20,000 registered nurses at 86 Kaiser Permanente hospitals and clinics, a Sutter hospital in Tracy, and Watsonville Community Hospital kicking off a wave of protests at 15 states and the District of Columbia over eroding patient care conditions symbolized by inadequate Ebola safeguards at most U.S. hospitals.
Posted: Tue Nov 11, 2014 5:07AM
Whole Foods Workers Demand A Response From Regional Boss - by Tim Maher
Whole Foods Market Northern California Regional Office 5980 Horton St, Emeryville, CA 94608
Event Date:Fri Nov 14, 2014 4:30PM
Posted: Sun Nov 9, 2014 5:06PM
IWW workers take on Whole Foods in San Francisco - by Marc Norton, 48 hills
NOVEMBER 7, 2014 – Three days ago, Bay Area voters raised minimum wages in San Francisco and Oakland. There were also successful campaigns to raise minimum wages in Alaska, Arkansas, Illinois, Nebraska and South Dakota.
Posted: Sun Nov 9, 2014 11:20AM
Peace, Labor and Human Rights in Colombia - by Alice Loaiza
2969 Mission Street (near 26th) San Francisco, CA
Event Date:Tue Nov 11, 2014 7:00PM
Posted: Mon Nov 3, 2014 11:18AM
"Too Smart to Fail" - by Thomas Frank
The “sound” banker, alas! is not one who sees danger and avoids it, but one who, when he is ruined, is ruined in a conventional and orthodox way along with his fellows so that no one can really blame him. –John Maynard Keynes
Posted: Sat Nov 1, 2014 3:47PM
Food, History and Society: a Civic Center walking tour - by David Giesen
American Youth Hostel 685 Ellis Street (at Larkin) SF, CA
Event Date:Sun Nov 2, 2014 12:00PM
Posted: Fri Oct 31, 2014 8:01PM
The Myth of the Unexpected Crisis and Security - by Tobias Straumann and Georg Seesslen
Many knew the rise of housing prices for years had to end some time or other... Four theses explain why the Fed was not active during the real estate boom: the power of lobbyists, market ideology, trust in abstract academic models and inflationary targeting... The only security guaranteed us ... is that nothing will change, nothing in the basic hierarchy of power or in the constant return of those crises that will bring further dismantling of social securities...
Posted: Thu Oct 30, 2014 6:01AM