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Labor Gen Strikes re 11/3/20 Election Urged by 3 Labor Groups
by Labor Creates All Wealth
Friday Oct 30th, 2020 12:25 PM
As we enter this Get Out The Vote (GOTV) 4 Days, 10/31-11/3/20, three labor organizations have called for a General Strike to protect the vote and demand Nazi Trump leave office when defeated. They are from Rochester, NY, Seattle, WA and Western Massachusetts. Where is the San Francisco Labor Council resolution demanding a General Strike?
As we enter this Get Out The Vote (GOTV) 4 Days, 10/31-11/3/20, three labor organizations have called for a General Strike to protect the vote and demand Nazi Trump leave office when defeated. They are from Rochester, NY, Seattle, WA and Western Massachusetts. Where is the San Francisco Labor Council resolution demanding a General Strike?

The most comprehensive article on this subject is at Common Dreams, at https://www.commondreams.org/news/2020/10/30/unions-representing-hundreds-thousands-workers-prepare-general-strike-if-trump
Another comprehensive story is at
https://www.rawstory.com/2020/10/unions-gearing-up-for-a-general-strike-if-trump-refuses-to-leave-office-report/

The Rochester, New York Labor Council resolution may be found at
https://roclaborfed.org/news/rochester-labor-council-defending-american-democracy-and-opposing-authoritarian-rule
and
https://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2020/10/14/18837563.php

Western Massachusetts has its resolution at:
https://wibailoutpeople.org/2020/10/29/western-mass-labor-federation-prepare-for-and-enact-a-general-strike-of-all-working-people/

Our western neighbors in Seattle, Washington, have both a resolution and a Coup Preparation list at:
http://mlklabor.org/resolutions/resolution-on-protecting-democracy/
http://mlklabor.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/CoupPrep2020.pdf

Seattle, Washington has a long history of serious labor organizing, with the 1919 Seattle General Strike being a benchmark in American labor history. See
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seattle_General_Strike

Right here in San Francisco, the 1934 General Strike, as well as the 1934 general strikes in Minneapolis and Toledo made possible, in 1935, Social Security, Unemployment Insurance and the right to organize labor unions, all of which are threatened by Nazi Trump. Oakland also had a general strike in 1946. The very existence of the workingclass is threatened by Nazi Trump. That is why the San Francisco Labor Council must rise to the occasion and join with the other labor organizations in calling for a general strike to protect the vote and demand Nazi Trump leave office when defeated.


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