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image WorkWeek Radio - SA NUMSA On Trump, US Workers, Immigrants & Workers 480_haitian_workers_protest_1.jpg by KPFA WorkWeek Radio
KPFA WorkWeek radio hears from South African Trade unionist about Trump's racist attack on Africans, Haitians and people from Latin America....
Posted: Tue Jan 16, 2018 10:01PM
image Florida prisoners begin Operation PUSH to grind prison system to a halt w/ non-cooperation 480_fighttoxicprisons_operationpush_1.jpg by Critical Resistance
The Gainesville Incarcerated Workers Organizing Committee (IWOC) and the Campaign to Fight Toxic Prisons (FTP) have received a statement from prisoners organizing in institutions across the state announcing a new wave of strikes by incarcerated workers in Florida beginning on January 15th, 2018. This action follows on the heels of Florida prisoners' participation in the national strike against prison slavery initiated on September 9th, 2016, and a similar wave of strikes by prisoners on Augus...
Posted: Mon Jan 15, 2018 2:09PM
text French Railway Workers Demonstrate to Free Ahed Tamini'; BDS Victory; Oprah is Pro-Israel by Solidarity Forever
French railway workers demonstrated to free Ahed Tamini. See https://electronicintifada.net/blogs/tamara-nassar/israel-arrests-another-tamimi-teenager Do you suppose American workers will do the same on Ahed's birthday, January 31, 2018?...
Posted: Sat Jan 13, 2018 7:33PM
image Families Of Korean MV Stellar Daisy Appeal To Get Black Box, Full Disclosure & Safety 480_stellar_daisy_missing_seafarers_1.jpg by Korean Families of the Missing Crewmen of MV
The families of the missing Korean ship MV Stellar Daisy call for finding the black box, full disclosure and proper health and safety protection for all seafarers...
Posted: Mon Jan 8, 2018 2:52PM
image IBT Western Region VP Aloise Out-Report From SA NUMSA and IAM Henkel Strike Victory 480_ibt_aloice_at_hearing_table_2_1.jpg by KPFA WorkWeek Radio
Pacifica WorkWeek Radio looks at the removal of IBT Western Regional VP Rome Aloise and the charges against him. It also hears a report from the South African National Union Of Metal Workers NUMSA on their plans for 2018 and lastly why the IAM 1584 Henkel workers had the most important victory of workers on strike in 2017....
Posted: Fri Jan 5, 2018 10:16AM
audio SA NUMSA New Year Statement: A clarion call to build a Revolutionary Workers Party (audio/mpeg 4.3mb) by SA NUMSA
South African NUMSA New Year's Day Statement...
Posted: Mon Jan 1, 2018 1:01PM
image Campaign For Framed Railroad Workers Facing Trial For Lac-Mégantic Wreck canadian_framed_up_railway_workers.jpeg by KPFA WorkWeek Radio
Three railroad workers are on trial in Lac-Mégantic, Canada for causing a massive train wreck that killed 47 people. The real reasons are the destruction of health and safety standards by the companies in the drive for greater profits. They are now targeting the railroad workers as the cause of the catastrophic dangers that they have created by deregulation and union busting....
Posted: Wed Dec 27, 2017 10:51AM
image The Crimes of Trump's OSHA Chief Nominee FedEx VP Scott Mugno 480_brent_gary_fed_ex_1.jpg by Labor Video Project
Scott Mugno is the FedEx vice president of safety, sustainability and vehicle maintenance for FedEx Ground and serves as chairman of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s OSHA Subcommittee. He has been nominated by Trump to be the Chief Of OSHA and has a record of mayhem on the roads of the US. He has also bullied, harrassed and illegally fired FedEx workers who are OSHA whistleblowers. One of these whistleblowers Gary Brent who was former FedEx Express Tractor Trailer Instructor and Safety Coordin...
Posted: Thu Dec 14, 2017 7:35PM
image What is real anarchism? 480_realanarch2.jpg by Winter Oak
Anarchism is a philosophy which, over the years, has often been seriously misunderstood, thanks largely to the efforts of its enemies. But the situation seems worse than ever today, in that even those who call themselves anarchists sometimes lack a clear understanding of what it involves. Sometimes they accept the comic-book version of anarchism presented to us by the mainstream media and so help perpetuate that parody. Sometimes they undermine the whole sense of anarchism by trying to combin...
Posted: Tue Dec 12, 2017 11:39AM
image Demand That US Government Allow Entry Of Mexican Union Farmworkers To Speak To US Workers 480_binational_conference_letterhead_logo_1.jpg by Binational Conference To Cancel NAFTA
Because of pressure from union busting Driscolls company Mexican farmworkers who are members of a union and have been invited to speak to US workers have been refused by the US consulate visas for their visit. This suppression of their free speech and right to directly communicate with US workers must be opposed. Call the US Consulate in Mexico...
Posted: Tue Nov 28, 2017 10:51AM
image Corporate Fascism & SF Federal OSHA Whistleblower Darrell Whitman Presentation to PSI 480_whitman_darrell_at_iwnn_workers_memorial_day4-18-16_1.jpg by Darrell Whitman
Former Federal OSHA Whistleblower Protection Program investigator and lawyer made a report at the Public Service International PSI forum in Geneva where he discussed the system corruption of US regulatory agencies like OSHA and the failure of these agencies to protect health and safety whistleblowers and the dominance of corporate fascism....
Posted: Sun Nov 12, 2017 11:29AM
image International Labor Solidarity & Against War 2017 KCTU Korea, Doro-Chiba Japan US Germany 480_japan_police_arrest_trump11-5-17_1.jpg by Labor Video Project
International labor solidarity and against war was the focus of this video which includes video of the Korean general strike and the role of the KCT, ILWU actions, Japanese Doro-Chiba and the German GDL Berlin transit unions....
Posted: Fri Nov 10, 2017 4:23PM
image Tokyo Inter Labor Rally Against Trump/Abe's War On N. Korea, Privatization & Union Busting 480_japan_tokyo_michael_jason_marching11-5-17_1.jpg by Labor Video Project
Thousands of workers, students and activists protested against militarization of Asia, privatization and union busting in Tokyo on Sunday November 5, 2017. Also delegations came from the Korea Seoul KCTU, Berlin Train Drivers Union members and ILWU and CWA trade unionists from the US. Trump is seeking to militarize Japan including providing it with nuclear weapons to threaten North Korea and China....
Posted: Mon Nov 6, 2017 12:06AM
image Labor, Mumia, The Trial And The Fight For Freedom With Mumia's Lawyer Rachel Wolkenstein mumia.jpeg by Labor Video Project
Rachel H. Wolkenstein who has been a lawyer for Mumia from the start of his legal fight for freedom spoke in San Francisco on October 27, 2017. It was sponsored by the Labor Action To Free Mumia....
Posted: Sat Oct 28, 2017 5:00PM
text KPFA WorkWeek Radio On Puerto Rico Labor Action By US Unionists And Jones Act by KPFA WorkWeek Radio
WorkWeek radio looks at the role of the NNU-CNA nurses to support healthcare efforts in Puerto Rico and what the conditions are for the people. WorkWeek also looks at the role of the Jones Act and how it is affecting Puerto Rico....
Posted: Fri Oct 27, 2017 11:11AM
audio Stories at the Crossroads: Who Built This City? (audio/mpeg 28.8mb) by WTUL New Orleans 91.5 News & Views
Mr. John Hankins, Director of the Craftsman Guild of New Orleans, offers his answer to the guiding question of the Paper Monuments project: what is an appropriate monument to our city today? His story draws our attention to the often unacknowledged work of craftsmen who do ironwork, ornamental plastering, restoration welding, and blacksmithing, and on the concrete block where the Jefferson Davis monument once stood, Mr. Hankins' words about the craftsmen Philip Reid formulate into a monument ...
Posted: Fri Oct 20, 2017 2:43PM
image "Not One More" Workers & Community Protest Deportations At Gary-Chicago Airport 480_wsan_chicago_gary_deportation2_10-6-17_1.jpg by Labor Video Project
Hundreds of trade unionists, community activists and immigrants attended a rally to protest the deportation of immigrants at the Gary-Chicago Airport....
Posted: Fri Oct 13, 2017 3:22PM
image Colin Kaepernick, Trump, Race, Class, Capitalism & The NFL kaepernick_colin_fist.jpeg by KPFA WorkWeek Radio
Professor George Wright looks at the growing protest by the NFL players against the brutalization and racism in the US and the reaction to Trump's attacks on the players....
Posted: Thu Sep 28, 2017 2:11PM
image 10/6-7-8 Nat Workers Conference to Organize the Fightback and Build a Solidarity Network 480_nat_workers_conf_flyer10-6-17_1.jpg by Nat Workers Conference to Organize the Fightb
There will be a national/international conference to build a national fight against privatization and outsourcing and to support all striking and locked out workers as well fired workers....
Posted: Tue Sep 19, 2017 11:46AM
audio Sites of Resistance in New Orleans (audio/x-wav 270.0mb) by WTUL New Orleans 91.5 News & Views
Sue Mobley, Public Programs Manager at Tulane School of Architecture's Small Center for Collaborative Design, joined WTUL News and Views to talk about the Small Center's upcoming exhibit, Sites of Resistance. The exhibit explores geographies and histories of social change in New Orleans and intends to reframe the narrative of New Orleans as a city with a dominant role in intense organizing, legal strategy, labor struggle, and civil rights activism....
Posted: Mon Sep 11, 2017 4:49AM