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Oakland City Council's $12.25 minimum wage proposal shot down - by Lynda Carson
The July 29 Oakland City Council measure to raise the minimum wage to $12.25 failed, leaving it up to the voters to pass a $12.25 minimum wage increase proposal in November!
Posted: Wed Jul 30, 2014 2:55AM
Memorandum 2014 - by study group on Alternative Economic Policy
Both Germany and the US follow an economic policy on the old paths without enlightenment. Slight economic stimulation will not solve problems of mass unemployment and corporate welfare. Tax evasion of corporations, tax cuts for the super-rich and trillions for the banks lead to suffering and a revenue crisis. The financial sector must be shriveled and the public sector expanded. Cooperation and competition coexist and depend on each other. Old myths of trickle-down prosperity, enormous bon...
Posted: Tue Jul 29, 2014 4:07AM
11th Annual Disability Employment Awareness Conference and Training - by Dominique B. Burton
Hilton Garden Inn – Bay Bridge, 1800 Powell Street Emeryville, CA 94608
Event Date:Thu Oct 16, 2014 8:30AM
Posted: Mon Jul 28, 2014 1:41PM
Word Processor: A review of the Bay Area's 'Processed World' in 'The Baffler' - by Office temp
Processed World was an ostensibly subversive magazine aimed at office workers and others who worked in SF's Financial District in the 1980's.
Posted: Thu Jul 24, 2014 11:23AM
Railroad Worker Jen Wallis On Health And Safety, Rail Labor, One Man Crews And Warren Buff - by Labor Video Project
BNSF railroad worker Jen Wallis who is also a member of Railroad Workers United RWU and the IBT BLET Division 238 in Seattle, Washington talks about her experiences as an injured worker and health and safety advocate and whistleblower at the railroad owned by billionaire Warren Buffet.
Posted: Tue Jul 22, 2014 8:54AM
The Abiding Economics of John Kenneth Galbraith - by Marc Lee and James Galbraith
From The Great Crash, we have of course the conviction that financial panics affect real activity. No one in the 19th century or with experience of agriculture ever seriously doubted that the economy runs on credit or that real activity depends on banks. Only in the higher reaches of academic life could such a thing be denied. The denial, nevertheless, took powerful hold.
Posted: Sat Jul 19, 2014 3:22PM
WorkWeek Radio On US Trade Unions, Zionism And Palestinian Workers - by WorkWeek Radio KPFA
This interview exposes the history of the AFL-CIO and it's relationship to Zionism and the Palestinian workers.
Posted: Thu Jul 17, 2014 11:14PM
2012 LaborFest Building Bridges Tour Photos By Photographer Mike Meinyk - by Mike Meinyk
Photos of the 2012 LaborFest Building Bridges Tour photos by Photographer Mike Meinyk
Posted: Thu Jul 17, 2014 8:58AM
Press Conference Rally At Silicon Valley Corporate Office Of "Student's Matter" Funder pr - by United Public Workers For Action
Silicon Valley Infinera World Headquarters 140 Caspian Ct. Sunnyvale 94089
Event Date:Mon Jul 21, 2014 12:00PM
Posted: Wed Jul 16, 2014 12:38PM
SF Forum/Video The War on Transit Workers Lessons of Bay Area Transit Worker Battles - by Transport Workers Solidarity Committee
518 Valencia St./16th St. San Francisco, CA
Event Date:Sat Jul 26, 2014 7:00PM
Posted: Wed Jul 16, 2014 8:37AM
Public Forum: Save Our Unions: Dispatches from a Movement in Distress - by Tom Gallagher
Unitarian Universalist Center 1187 Franklin Street, San Francisco Martin Luther King Room
Event Date:Thu Jul 24, 2014 7:00PM
Posted: Sun Jul 13, 2014 11:34PM
When Did Teacher Unions Decide to "TURN" Against Collective Bargaining Rights? - by Kathy Carroll
At a United Public Workers For Action forum, speakers exposed the systemic connections between the Gates Foundation, Walton and other privatizers with the leadership of the AFT/CFT and NEA/CTA in California. These officials are getting hundreds of thousands of dollars from union busters and privatizers and are colluding with them to destroy public education through charters, testing schemes like "Common Core" and other scams.
Posted: Fri Jul 11, 2014 11:01AM
WorkWeek Radio-ILWU Bloody Thursday-Child Refugees, Immigration & The Unions - by WorkWeek Radio KPFA
WorkWeek radio hears voices of ILWU Local 10 and ILWU Local 34 longshore workers on the 80th anniversary of the 1934 general strike. WorkWeek also looks at the thousands of refugee children and the role of the AFL-CIO, SEIU and UFWA on this crisis.
Posted: Thu Jul 10, 2014 5:33PM
Free Trade Agreement: Special Rights for Corporations - by Southwest German Radio
The TTIP (Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership) negotiated in secret gives corporations the right to sue sovereign states for lost profits and endangers public sector jobs and social and environmental protections.
Posted: Thu Jul 10, 2014 5:56AM
Learning from Roosevelt: His "New Deal" - by Stephan Schulmeister
The Civilian Conservation Corps helped overcome the basic pessimistic mood in society. Within a few months, 500,000 young persons had hope again. The government should intervene in case of an economic emergency... The Social Security Act (1935) introduced unemployment and pension insurance and set up additional measures for the socially weak... The National Labor Relations Board should prevent intimidation of employees by employers and promote the process of collective bargaining.
Posted: Tue Jul 8, 2014 6:54AM
"Remembering Bloody Thursday" At SF ILWU Local 10 On July 5, 2014 - by Labor Video Project
ILWU Local 10 and ILWU Local 34 members commemorate "Bloody Thursday" on July 5, 2014
Posted: Mon Jul 7, 2014 2:50PM
Laborfest: SF Civic Center Tour - by
Meet at the United Nations Plaza fountain on Market Street across from 7th Street, San Francisco Civic Center. Civic Center BART/Muni Metro station. All buses and trains that go on or under Market or Mission Street to 7th Street.
Event Date:Sat Jul 12, 2014 10:00AM
Posted: Sun Jul 6, 2014 8:49PM
Forum/Foro: Figh for $15/La Lucha por 15 - by Party for Socialism and Liberation
2969 Mission St., btwn 25th and 26th Sts. Near 24th St. BART, #14, 49 MUNI $3 - $5 donation requested, no one turned away for lack of funds. Refreshments served. Wheelchair accessible. For more info: 415-821-6171 or www.PSLweb.org. 2969 Calle Mission. Esquiná de la calle 25 y 26, acerca de BART/24 St., MUNI #14, 49 Sugerimos una donación de $3 a $5, todos bienvenidos, con o sin fondos. Habrá antojitos. Para mayor información llame al PSL, en 415-821-6171 o www.PSLweb.org.
Event Date:Fri Jul 11, 2014 7:00PM
Posted: Sun Jul 6, 2014 6:53PM
Laborfest: Repeal Anti-Teacher Vergara Decision - by
La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley
Event Date:Thu Jul 10, 2014 10:00AM
Posted: Sun Jul 6, 2014 5:40AM
Laborfest: SF Mime Troupe: Class Struggle at Home - by
Dolores Park, 18th St and Church, San Francisco 16th ST BART, J Church. Show is on the Dolores Street side near the children's playground due to renovations on the north side.
Event Date:Sat Jul 5, 2014 1:30PM
Posted: Sat Jul 5, 2014 10:28AM