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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
text Is Randi Weingarten Using Teachers Union to Advocate for Israel? by IRmep
Five minute video documentary exposes Randi Weingarten continuing practice of past American Federation of Teachers presidents in co-opting the union to advocate for Israel. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ldscNCMgt6g...
Posted: Sat Sep 9, 2017 5:06AM
image AFGE Leader Eugene Hudson Jr. Announces Campaign For AFGE National President 480_hudson_jr._eugene_press_conf9-7-17_1.jpg by Labor Video Project
Eugene Hudson Jr. who was the National Secretary Treasurer of AFGE terminated by the president of the AFGE J. David Cox and his national board. Hudson Jr. had called for a pro-active response to Trump and the fascist and racist forces and also questioned the financial irregularities in the union. Hudson Jr. announced that he is now running for national president...
Posted: Fri Sep 8, 2017 6:56PM
image Statement on Repression of Juggalos 480_one-big-carnival_1.jpg by GDC-IWOC
With recent events raising the profile of the Juggalo community, many activists are beginning to realize how the government’s being capable of labeling a group a “gang” without any accountability or due process is an important issue for revolutionaries to engage in....
Posted: Mon Sep 4, 2017 6:17PM
image China's BRICKS "Socialism" With Chinese Characteristics & South African Workers 480_sa_china-south-africa_construction_workers-economy_1.jpg by Labor Video Project
On the tenth anniversary of BRICKS, South African trade unionists from NUMSA talk about BRICKS and the exploitation of South African workers by Chinese capitalists....
Posted: Sun Sep 3, 2017 3:37PM
image SA AMCU Pres Joseph Mathunjwa Speaks In Markiana At 5th Anniversary of Lonmin Massacre 480_sa_amcu_miners8-16-17_1.jpg by Labor Video Project
The president of the South African union AMCU spoke at the 5th anniversary of the massacre of the Marikana Lonmin miners on August 16, 2017....
Posted: Fri Aug 25, 2017 1:57PM
image "We Remember Marikana" 5th Commemoration Of SA Marikana Miners Massacre 480_sa_marikana_women_amcu_singing8-16-17_1.jpg by Labor Video Project
Thousands of South African miners at rallied on the 5th anniversary of the massacre of miners at the Lonmin mines in Marikana. They still demand justice and compensation for the government organized killings....
Posted: Wed Aug 16, 2017 9:09PM
document Senate Bill 649 strikes at the electric grid, with utility workers in the crosshairs senate_bill_649_oppose_flyer_7.26.17.pdf_140_.jpg by Nina Beety
Instead of just working on utility poles and electrical lines, electrical workers would, under SB.649, work on or near cell towers all the time. What’s worse, they would work within the envelope of highest microwave exposure routinely, in or near the beam of antennas, in many cases exceeding FCC limits for occupational exposure. And wireless carriers don’t turn off the power to their transmitters when workers are present. And cell antennas also routinely exceed FCC limits by 600% or more....
Posted: Wed Aug 16, 2017 6:45PM
video Public Display of Art ILLEGAL in Boulder, CO: The ‘Behind Closed Doors’ Investigation (video/mp4 143.9mb) by The Jones/Skelton Report
Contact from a Boulder police officer and a follow up conversation with city employees confirms that the showing or selling of art is illegal in public in Boulder, CO. 11 minute video....
Posted: Wed Aug 16, 2017 7:29AM
image Corrupt SEIU Pres Mary Kay Henry Puts Bully Martin Manteca and Blue In Charge Of SEIU Nev 480_blue_luisa_seiu_521_ceo_1.jpg by repost
Corrupt SEIU Pres Mary Kay Henry Puts Professional Bully Martin Manteca and Bureaucratic Flunkie Luisa Blue In Charge of Nevada Local...
Posted: Mon Aug 14, 2017 4:17PM
image Technology, Automation, Internationalism, Longshore Workers And The Future Of Work 480_lisbon_dockers_march_1.jpg by Labor Video Project
On July 15, 2017 at an international conference on technology, automation and longshore workers Professor Raquel Varela spoke about how technology is threatening the lives and jobs of longshore workers and what they should do about it to defend themselves and other workers....
Posted: Tue Jul 25, 2017 12:55PM
image Good Earth Workers Union Announces Boycott of Driscoll’s Berries 480_boycott-driscolls-1_1.jpg by No Blood Berries MN
Driscoll's Boycott Solidarity Movement in Minnesota...
Posted: Sun Jul 16, 2017 1:34PM
image Internment, Japanese Americans, Japanese Peruvians, Labor And The Lessons For Today 480_japan_exclusion_roundu-_1.jpg by LaborFest
This is the 75th anniversary of the internment of more than 120,000 Japanese Americans, Japanese Japanese Peruvians and Japanese. This panel is about what happened, the fight for justice, labor and the relevance today....
Posted: Sun Jul 2, 2017 4:39PM
image Report On Cuban Labor Movement & Cuba's Health and Tourism Union by Victor Manuel Lemagne, cuba_may_day.jpg by Labor Video Project
Victor Manuel Lemagne, Cuban Health & Tourism Union General Secretary spoke on 6/29/17 in Berkeley on the Cuban labor movement and the tourism union and industry today....
Posted: Fri Jun 30, 2017 9:19PM
image WWR On Labor Protests Nazis In Portland & Jeremy Corbyn In SF Labor Conf To Stop The War 480_portland-may-day-contingent-2-800w_1.jpg by KPFA Pacifica WorkWeek Radio
KPFA Pacifica WorkWeek radio looks at the organized fightback of labor in Portland against the growth of racists and fascists who are mobilizing. Trade unionists with the support of their locals organized protests against a nazi rally and stopped the racists and Nazis from marching through the city. WorkWeek also plays the speech of Labor MP Jeremy Corbyn who spoke in 2007 at a ILWU supported Labor Conference To Stop The War....
Posted: Wed Jun 14, 2017 1:24PM
image Trump’s NAFTA Renegotiation & Labor And National City Teacher’s Union Defends Families 480_nafta_poverty_1.jpg by KPFA WorkWeek Radio
KPFA WorkWeek radio looks at the response of labor and the AFL-CIO to Trump's plan to renegotiate NAFTA. AFL-CIO's Celeste Drake and FLOC President Baldemar Valasquez as well as Al Rojas of LCLAA Sacramento are interviewed. Also WorkWeek looks at the ICE arrests of National City school kids parents and the affects on the children and teachers as well as the action of the teachers union....
Posted: Thu Jun 8, 2017 9:27AM
text California’s Attorney General Asks EPA to Ban Brain-Harming Pesticide by Safe Ag Safe Schools/Lucia Calderon
California Attorney General (AG) Xavier Becerra joined six other states in urging the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to follow through on a proposed ban for the brain-harming pesticide chlorpyrifos, in a legal filing made public today. Farmworker families and people living in agricultural communities urge state officials to follow the AG’s call for federal action with immediate steps to protect farmworkers and communities from contaminated air and water caused by continued use of ...
Posted: Wed Jun 7, 2017 10:43AM
image OHSHA Investigator Calls On US DOL Secretary Acosta To Investigate Former DOL Sec.Perez perez_tom_chair_democratic_party.jpeg by Darrell Whitman
Former US OSHA Whistleblower Protection Program investigator and lawyer Darrell Whitman is calling on US Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta to investigate the obstruction of justice and cover-up by former Department of Labor Secretary Tom Perez. Perez was personally involved in trying to stop and independent investigation of the culture of corruption at the WPP and the workplace bullying and retaliation against workers at the WPP who were investigating cases of workers who had been fired for...
Posted: Mon Jun 5, 2017 9:29AM
text Memorandum 2017: Alternatives for a Solidarity Europe: Instead of "Germany First" by Alternative Economic Policy study group
The European Union is at a crossroads. The reason lies inthe neoliberal redistribution policy favoring capital incomes over many years. "Mass unemployment intensified and was not ended in Europe. Millions of those with work are in precarious working conditions." The poverty rates increase and the pension systems are not secure anymore. The rich continue to commit fraud on the capital markets as though a financial- and banking crisis never happened....
Posted: Mon Jun 5, 2017 8:04AM
text Capitalism as a Regressive Descent Society by Julian Bierwirth
The escalator is going down and no longer up as in the "social modern age." The social trend drives toward precariousness and the accompanying social descent. Social institutions and the securities developed in the "social modern age" are being cleared away. Citizenship as political sovereign is being replaced by the isolating structures of market citizenship. Trump's 2018 budget is more sadism, greed, hypocrisy and selective perception than public policy. Countermeasures are necessary to re...
Posted: Thu Jun 1, 2017 4:37AM