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WorkWeek:Homeless/Journalist Attacked, South Africa Clover Strike & UAW Columbia Grads
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WorkWeek covers the attack on Sausalito Homeless & Journalist Jeremy Porje, Next we cover the South African GIWUSA Clover Workers Strike & UAW Columbia Graduate Students Strike. We also program the SF Mime Troupe's "Red Carol"
WorkWeek Homeless/Journalist Attacked, South Africa Clover Strike & UAW Columbia Grad Students Battle & SF Mime Troupe's "Red Carol"

WorkWeek 12-30-21 Homeless/Journalist Attacked, South Africa Clover Strike & UAW Columbia Grad Students

On this show WorkWeek looks at the struggle of homeless in Sausalito in Marin County. We interview lawyer Anthony Prince. He is the General Counsel of the California Homeless Union and has been defending the homeless in Sausalito where police have harassed and sought to clear out the homeless people.

They also have assaulted and arrested Marin county independent reporter Jeremy Portje. The police have now charged him with felony charges even though under the California Shield Act it is illegal to arrest and assault journalists.

Next we go to a major struggle inn South Africa where 5,000 Clover dairy industry workers who are members of the GIWUS are on strike. After the purchase in 2019 by an Israeli billionaire Wertheim family which owns Central Bottling Company, there has been major union busting attacks on the union and members. Clover's Isreal Wertheim billionaire owners are demanded a 30% pay cut and also are now threatening to shut plants around the country and import product from their Israeli company.

The owners David and Dorit Wertheim are also supporting the expansion of settlements on Palestinian land with their bank Mizrahi-Tefahot which provides loans and financial services to local settlement authorities and Israeli businesses operating in the occupied territories. The union has protested this and called for nationalization of Clover under workers control.

Last, WorkWeek hears about the UAW Columbia Graduate union strike of 3,000 graduate students who have been out since November 3. We hear from these strikers who had a digital solidarity rally last weekend.

Additional media:
The Union Busting War Against South African Clover Workers By Israeli Billionaire Family

South African Clover Workers Strike & Israeli Billionaires

WorkWeek 12-30-21 SF Mime Troupe's "Red Carol"
WorkWeek presents the San Francisco's "Red Carol" about what the holidays should really mean for working people.
San Francisco Mime Troupe
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More than 4,000 South African GIWUSA Clover workers are fighting a billionaire Israeli Wertheim family which bought the company and are now trying to lay off thousands, impose wage cuts and shut down plants to import product from Israel where they own the Central Bottling Company. This company also has the franchise of Coca-Cola and other beverages.
§Israel Coke Takes Over South African Clover Company
by WorkWeek
The Wertheim family in Israel owns the Coca-Cola franchise are now attacking 4,000 South African General Industrial Workers Union workers demanding pay cuts, attacks on working conditions and demanding mass layoffs.
§South African GIWSA At Clover Face Union Busting Attack
by WorkWeek
Thousands of South African GIWUSA are battling for their survival as the Israeli billionaire Wertheim is trying to crush their strike and use the company as a distribution network for Israeli products.
§Homeless Under Attack In Sausalito
by WorkWeek
The homeless in Sausalito face a vicious attack from the police and also the attack on independent journalist Jeremy Portje
§SF Mime Troupe's "Red Carol"
by WorkWeek
WorkWeek programs the San Francisco Mime Troupe's "Red Carol"
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