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Zionist/Nazi Relations in 1930's Becomes Big Issue in British Politics-With Lenni Brenner
The Zionists and Rightwing UK Labourites are launching a witch hunt against supposed anti-semites because they have exposed the historic relationship between the Nazis and the Zionists who colluded during the 2nd WW. Nazis were invited by the Zionists to Palestine because they agreed with the Nazi solution of Jews going to Palestine for their own state.
Posted: Fri May 20, 2016 1:17PM
AT&T Shareholders meet Communications Workers of America
This article discusses AT&T connections to BIG MONEY. Learn about efforts to silence the voice of labor and progressive shareholders' motions for transparency in AT&T political donations and lobbying.
Posted: Fri May 13, 2016 3:53PM
Planned Crises or Alan Greenspan's "Tsunami"
Greenspan knew his policy would create a financial bubble that ultimately had to burst. The subsequent crisis was consciously accepted since it speeded up the process of creative destruction, the end of the Fordist regime and building a new capitalism under US rule. The financialization of capitalism, speculation and greed are functional elements of the new policy and of capitalist logic. Lessons from the 2008 financial meltdown include shrinking the financial sector and expanding the public ...
Posted: Mon Apr 25, 2016 4:57AM
UFW wins election to represent 240 farm workers at Ventura County companies
Farm workers at two related Oxnard, Calif. companies with a total of 240 employees at peak season voted April 20, 2016 (today) to be represented by the United Farm Workers in an election conducted by the state Agricultural Labor Relations Board. Workers at Hiji Bros., Inc. and Seaview Growers Inc. cast ballots to decertify and replace the United Food and Commercial Workers Local 5 with the UFW on a vote of 111 for the UFW, 61 for UFCW Local 5 and 6 for no-union. Hiji Bros. grows celery, lettu...
Posted: Thu Apr 21, 2016 4:35PM
RNs Welcome Bill to Step Up Public Safety for Patients in Hospital ‘Observation'
(April 15, 2016) California nurses are heralding the advance of a State Senate bill that would significantly expand public oversight and protections for one of the least reported problems in U.S. hospitals – the placement of patients in “observation” status, where they can be held for hours or days with less public oversight and fewer protections.
Posted: Fri Apr 15, 2016 3:58PM
Philippines: Police shoot hungry protesters
On April 1, police opened fire on indigenous and rural poor protesters who were blocking the highway into Kidapawan in the landlocked province of Cotabato on the island of Mindanao, killing three protesters and injuring at least 116.
Posted: Wed Apr 13, 2016 4:23AM
Philippines: Fast-track legislation to end hunger
Akbayan party-list today reiterated its call for the enactment of urgent reforms to address and stave off incidence of hunger across the country.
Posted: Tue Apr 12, 2016 12:45AM
KPFA WorkWeek Radio On Chicago Teachers Strike, Closure Of Oak Trib & ILWU May Day Action
Pacifica KPFA WorkWeek Radio looks at the mass teachers strike in Chicago of the Chicago teachers union, the closure of the Oakland Tribune and how it will affect journalists and community news and the plans by ILWU Local 10 and other unions for an action on May Day 2016. ILWU Local 10 is closing all ports and will be marching from their hall to the Ferry Building and Harry Bridges Plaza
Posted: Sun Apr 10, 2016 3:42PM
March 39 and counting… Nuit Debout and the new French uprising
The spirit of resistance has captured the imagination of a new generation in France, as youth-led opposition to neoliberal labour “reforms” has spiralled into full-on rejection of the whole capitalist system on the street and squares.
Posted: Fri Apr 8, 2016 8:32AM
Fed Up! Chicago Labor Rises Up April 1 To Defend Public Education, Services & Wages
Tens of thousands of teachers, students, service workers and youth rallied, picketed and protested in Chicago against the attacks on education, racism and starvation wages that millions face. Chicago Teachers Union CTU struck and they were joined by other public education unions throughout the city who face massive attacks
Posted: Sat Apr 2, 2016 6:40AM
OSHA Chief Michaels and DOL Secretary Perez In Corruption Scandal At DOL/OSHA
KPFA WorkWeek radio examines the growing corruption scandal at the OSHA and the Department of Labor. Top officials including OSHA chief David Michaels and Department of Labor Secretary Tom Perez according to fired OSHA Whistleblower Protection Program investigator and lawyer Darrell Whitman have covered up collusion between corporations the agency is supposed to regulate and the agency itself in a culture of corruption. Whitman who is also a shop steward in AFGE Local 2371 also discusses how ...
Posted: Thu Mar 31, 2016 5:37AM
Mary Kay Henry - Members Demand Say Aside The Rigged Election Results In SEIU 1021!
Candidates and members of SEIU 1021 which has over 50,000 members discuss how their union's election was manipulated that ending up dis-enfranchize the members.
Posted: Sun Mar 27, 2016 11:34PM
Profits And Poison-Protecting the Plant And How UAW Top Officials Were Silent About Poison
Top UAW officials were silent when the people of Flint were being poisoned by Governor Snyder and his managers in Flint. They lauded GM for protection the engines at the GM engine plant but did not demand the same protection for the children and residents of Flint. They also boycotted marches and rallies of community members demanding clean water
Posted: Tue Mar 22, 2016 2:01PM
Orleans Parish Prison Reform Coalition, Religious Leaders Demand Sheriff's Resignation (audio/mpeg 43.5MB)
Interview with Orleans Parish Reform Coalition member, Janet Hays, in advance of press conference in New Orleans. OPPRC and Religious Leaders demand Sheriff Marlin Gusman resign from office immediately, citing the pervasive culture of violence and neglect in the new jail.
Posted: Mon Mar 21, 2016 7:40AM
Neoliberalism tells the poor and weak that they are responsible for their misery. The true extent of social poverty barely reaches the public. A re-feudalization bomb rages and investors seek privatizing the public education system. People are atomized and obscured by psycho-techniques that make resistance against this inhuman ideology impossible. Fragmentation is an intentional process, a kind of rule instrument. Neoliberalism- after European colonialism - is the greatest redistribution proj...
Posted: Wed Feb 24, 2016 4:31AM
New York State wants to blacklist BDS supporters
Palestine Legal, the Center for Constitutional Rights, and the National Lawyers Guild issued a legal memorandum to New York State legislators raising alarm over two McCarthyist bills pending in the state legislature. One bill passed the State Senate in late January.
Posted: Mon Feb 15, 2016 10:25PM
Honoring slain Imperial Valley lettuce striker 37 years after he became a martyr for UFW
Calexico, Calif.—On Feb. 10, 1979, the 22nd day of a bitter strike, Rufino Contreras, 28, and a few fellow strikers walked into an Imperial Valley lettuce field owned by Mario Saikhon to try to speak with imported strikebreakers. Three foremen opened fire. Rufino fell face down in a muddy row. Continuing gunfire prevented Rufino’s father and brother and other strikers from aiding him. Sheriff’s deputies arrived later and called an ambulance. Rufino died in the hospital.
Posted: Wed Feb 10, 2016 5:40PM
WW2-2-16 UAL IBT Contract Fight And Flint Water, Labor And The UAW
KPFA Pacifica WorkWeek radio looks at the labor fight shaping up between IBT Teamster mechanics and UAL management. WorkWeek looks at the role of unions in Flint and what is being done to protect the residents and workers.
Posted: Wed Feb 3, 2016 11:30PM
Capitalism, Sports & The Super Bowl: The Cost, The Politics, Privatization And The Game
The presentation looks at the history of the Super Bowl, who profits, the marketing and how privatization of public spaces has expanded with this corporate enterprise
Posted: Wed Feb 3, 2016 11:55AM
James Hartwell of Healthygulf.org and 350Louisiana.org discusses #TaylorEnergy leak (audio/mpeg 17.8MB)
James Hartwell reveals the secret of the eternal leak in the Gulf of Mexico, the Taylor Energy disaster. Although the company was forced to present information on its 11-year leak in the Gulf of Mexico, the meeting spurred more questions than answers. Lt Gen Russel Honore of the GreenArmy, a statewide environmental movement in Louisiana, excused himself after a Taylor representative threatened to shut down the meeting after the General asked questions concerning the environmental impacts of t...
Posted: Thu Jan 28, 2016 3:31PM