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textFinancial crisis - it's crashing again and The time of change by Thomas Walter & GW Smigielski
A utopian society will have learned to decentralize power, to keep it manageable and thus controllable, instead of creating supranational institutions and conglomerates whose size and financial power detach them from any democratic control. Just look at the European Union: In Brussels, an estimated 25,000 lobbyists besiege and work the deputies and commissioners....
Posted: Tue, Mar 21, 2023 3:04pm PDT
imageAfter 3 Years Namibian Miners Fight Continues Against Chinese National Nuclear Corp Firing
by Labor Video Project
Three years ago, the leadership of the Namibia Rossing mine workers union were fired by the new owner the state owned Chinese National Nuclear Corporation CNNC. The company through corruption and collusion with the SWAPO government has stalled the arbitrations and stalled the labor process to keep the workers unemployed. There will be a hearing on March 28th and actions will take place at the San Francisco Chinese Consulate and other consulates and embassies around the world in solidarity wit...
Posted: Thu, Mar 16, 2023 12:17pm PDT
imageThe NTSC, E.Palestine Railroad Wreck, Rail Safety & Nationalization With RWU's Hugh Sawyer
by Labor Video Project
WorkWeek looks at the NTSB report on the toxic railway wreck in East Palestine and the causes of it with railroad engineer Hugh Sawyer who is with Railroad Workers United. He reports on the systemic issues that have led to this and many other derailments, the dangers that the East Palestine community are faced with and the need for nationalization of the railroads....
Posted: Thu, Feb 23, 2023 12:02pm PST
imageSouth Africa Power Outages, The ANC & Capitalism With Weizemann Hamilton
by Labor Video Project
The power outages in South Africa threaten the lives, jobs and future of South Africa. Weizmann Hamilton was one of the founders of the ANC and is now a leader of the Marxist Workers Party talks about the causes of this energy crisis, the role of the ANC, Imperialism and capitalism. T...
Posted: Wed, Jan 25, 2023 2:11am PST
imageBrazil Coup & Labor, US CIA AFL-CIO Attack On Mexico Ford Workers, TWU Pres & MLK & ILWU10
by WorkWeek
WorkWeek covers the Brazil Coup & Labor, The US CIA AFL-CIO Attack On Mexico Ford Workers, TWU President John Samuelson On SWA meltdown, MLK, Labor & The ILWU With Retired ILWU 10 Secretary Treasurer Clarence Thomas...
Posted: Tue, Jan 10, 2023 11:19pm PST
imageFascist Coup & Lessons For Brazilian Working Class With Fabio Bosco of Conlutas Union Fed
by Labor Video Project
Fabio Bosco and transit worker from Sao Paulo and with the independent Conlutas trade union federation reports on the results of the attempted coup in Brazil and what this means for the working class....
Posted: Mon, Jan 9, 2023 10:39am PST
imageDocumental : ¿Quien sostiene la vida cuando las mujeres migran?
by reenvia Red Latina sin fronteras
Recomendamos Documental : ¿Quien sostiene la vida cuando las mujeres migran?...
Posted: Sun, Jan 8, 2023 7:49am PST
imageMatt Witt The On 33rd Year Anniversary Of Mexico Ford Workers Attack By US CIA AFL-CIO
by WorkWeek
January 8, 1990 is the 33rd anniversary of the brutal assault on Mexico City Ford Cuautitlán plant by 150 thugs which injured many workers and killed 1. The assault it was later learned was funded and organized by the CIA and the AFL-CIO leadership and the National Endowment For Democracy which is still giving the AFL-CIO's "Solidarity Center" $75 million....
Posted: Sun, Jan 8, 2023 6:28am PST
textCritique of Religion and Market Religion and Post-colonialism by Franz Hinkelammert and Sebastian Pittl
Critique of religion as critique of fetishism is a critique of earthly gods, which are false gods. "Man is the highest being for man." Marx develops it further in other words and formulates his idea of the liberation of man in the Communist Manifesto. There he says: "In place of the old bourgeois society with its classes and class antagonisms comes...the free development of all. "...
Posted: Sun, Dec 18, 2022 3:20pm PST
imageBiden & Republicrats Union Busting Bill Against Railway Workers & Their Fight For Sick Pay
by Labor Video Project
The Biden administration with the support of most of the Democrats and Republicans in Congress pushed a bill that imposes a reactionary contract that severely limits sick pay and benefits BNSF railroad owner Warren Buffet and the other railroad corporations....
Posted: Thu, Dec 1, 2022 6:24pm PST
imageSouth Africa RETUSA Dock Strikers & ILWU West Coast Longshore Workers Speak Out
by Labor Video Project
In an international panel, South African striking dockers of the Revolutionary Transportation Union of South Africa RETUSA and ILWU longshore workers talked about their joint struggles against privatization, contracting out and union busting in the Port of Oakland where billionaire GAP & A’s owner John Fisher wants to build a stadium and 3,000 luxury condos at Howard Terminal....
Posted: Wed, Nov 2, 2022 9:45pm PDT
imageLA AFT1521 Exec Bd Member & Adjunct Khaled Hussein Illegally Suspended For Whistleblowing
by Labor Video Project
LA AFT1521 executive board member & adjunct Khaled Hussein from East Los Angeles Community College was illegally suspended by AFT 1521 union president James Mckeever and his allies for exposing financial shenanigans that showed that he wanted a salary of $400,000 a year....
Posted: Tue, Nov 1, 2022 12:18pm PDT
textThe music monument: Working class hero by Tom-Oliver Regenauer
As soon as you're born they make you feel small, By giving you no time instead of it all, Till the pain is so big you feel nothing at all. A working class hero is something to be, They hurt you at home and they hit you at school, They hate you if you're clever and they despise a fool....
Posted: Wed, Oct 19, 2022 2:19am PDT
imageWorkWork S.A National Dockers Strike, UAW Pres Candidate, ILWU & Ukraine War, Brazil Elect
by WorkWeek
WorkWeek on KPOO on 10-13-22 covers the South Africa National Dockers Strike, UAW Pres Candidate Will Lehman Speaking Out, The Laguna Honda Hospital Closure, Brazilian Elections & ILWU & Ukraine War...
Posted: Thu, Oct 13, 2022 1:01pm PDT
imageSouth Africa National Dockers Strike With RTUSA JV Dube, David Hemson & Namibia Workers
by Labor Video Project
Dock workers in South Africa have gone on a national strike against the state controlled Transnet. They are fighting for major wage increases and against privatization of the ports being pushed by the ANC government....
Posted: Mon, Oct 10, 2022 12:43pm PDT
imageWorkWeek On LA SEIU 399 Organzing Struggles, Democracy & Business Unionism
by WorkWeek
The struggle in Los Angeles SEIU 399 was central to the Justice For Janitors campaign. The workers however who led this struggle faced a struggle to continue the fight for the membership when they won control of the Local through the Multi-Racial Alliance. Prior to the AFL-CIO convention in LA they had a sit-in at their offices. The International sent in SEIU president's aid Bill Fletcher to end the sit-in. He promised that they would get control of the local but as soon as the sit-in ended t...
Posted: Wed, Oct 5, 2022 10:46pm PDT
textPandemic and the Policy Roots of a Steady State Economy by James Magnus-Johnston
We are in the midst of a radical disruption and nurturing the roots of a just transition. Whichever way events unfold over the coming years, it’s clear that returning to the pre-pandemic status quo is less realistic and more difficult than embracing the change that’s well underway. James Magnus-Johnston is a PhD researcher at McGill University....
Posted: Fri, Sep 16, 2022 7:02am PDT
imageUS Rail Workers Fed Up & On Verge Of National Strike Over Working Conditions, Health/Safety
by Labor Video Project
Gabe Christenson a conductor and Co-chair of Railroad Workers United RWU is interviewed about the conditions and health and safety for railroad workers....
Posted: Thu, Sep 15, 2022 1:48pm PDT
imageChile's 9/11 & The Rise Of US Fascism
by Labor Video Project
Labor Historian & Professor Ruth Needleman talks about the lessons of Chile's coup in relation to the growing fascist movement in the US....
Posted: Sun, Sep 11, 2022 10:35pm PDT
imageChile's 9/11 & The Rise Of US Fascism
by Labor Video Project
Chile and the world will commemorate the 49th anniversary of the 1973 coup. The coup we organized and funded by the US government with the active support of the AFL-CIO American Institute For Free Labor Development. Labor professor Ruth Needleman from Indiana University was in Chile prior to the coup and interviewed many of the Chilean supporters and the AIFLD and US operatives. She talks about that coup and the rise of fascism in the United States....
Posted: Sat, Sep 10, 2022 8:59am PDT
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