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image Trump Election Exposes Crises of US Capitalism & Imperialism; Creates Opportunity 480_trump_not_welcome_1.jpeg by United Public Workers For Action
The Trump election signifies the decline of US imperialism and an opportunity for the working class to unite, mobilize with the lessons of the 1930's and build a mass democratic working class party....
Posted: Thu Dec 1, 2016 2:38PM
text Fidel Castro 1926-2016 by Que Viva La Revolucion Cubana
This time it is true. The leader of La Primer Tierra Libre De Las Americas, the First Free Territory of the Americas, as Radio Havana Cuba describes Cuba, Fidel Castro, has died at age 90. The many previous announcements were the usual lies of the CIA which tried many times and failed to kill Fidel and destroy the Cuban Revolution....
Posted: Fri Nov 25, 2016 11:12PM
text To Defeat Trump … And the Democrats, Fight for Workers Revolution by Internationalist Group
After all the media hype, suddenly it turned out that Republican Donald Trump was elected. The racist, sexist, immigrant-bashing, woman-molesting Trump would be the next CEO of the United States and commander-in-chief of U.S. imperialism. In deep shock and disbelief, tens of millions asked, how could this happen? In Muslim, Latino, African American and immigrant families there was raw fear. Soon mass protests began, with many chanting “Not My President” (as if Democrat Clinton, a certified wa...
Posted: Sun Nov 13, 2016 12:49PM
image Registered Nurse Response Network Sends Nurse Volunteers on Second Deployment to Standing Rock 480_registered_nurse_response_network_-_standing_rock.jpg by via National Nurses United
November 7, 2016 - National Nurses United (NNU)’s Registered Nurse Response Network (RNRN), a national network of volunteer nurses, will deploy a second team of RN volunteers to the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation—to help with existing medical and first aid support for land and water protectors—NNU announced today. Photo: RNRN nurses at Standing Rock -- Amy Zipperer (Maine), Terry Tate (Louisiana), Amy Bowen (Missouri)....
Posted: Mon Nov 7, 2016 5:01PM
image Union Busting Billionaire Privatizer Gates Backs Climate Denier On WA Supreme Court gates__bill_wrecking.jpg by repost
Billionaire privatizer Bill Gates is backing climate denier Denier to the Washington State Supreme court to push charters and privatization....
Posted: Tue Nov 1, 2016 11:41AM
image Nurses Condemn Attacks on Water Protectors Opposing the Dakota Access Pipeline Project 480_standing_rock_sioux_reservation_national_nurses_united.jpg by via National Nurses United
October 27, 2016 - National Nurses United today sharply condemned police and armed guard attacks on members of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, other First Nations, environmental activists, and other protectors who have bravely participated in protests against the Dakota Access pipeline project. Photo: Nurses of RNRN at the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation....
Posted: Sat Oct 29, 2016 3:15AM
text Blue Cross retirees in Michigan to protest health benefit cuts by mil
Thousands of retirees from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan (BCBSM) face huge increases in their health care costs after the company decided to end employer group coverage on December 31, replacing it with individual health care coverage through a private exchange administered by Towers Watson, a business consulting firm....
Posted: Mon Oct 24, 2016 11:57PM
audio Freedom Dreams opening event - Voices from the Workers' Center 10th anniversary (audio/x-wav 239.9mb) by WTUL News and Views
The New Orleans Workers’ Center for Racial Justice proudly presents the Freedom Dreams edition of the New Orleans People Project. The exhibition lifted up the stories and experiences of the members of Standwith Dignity, the Congress of Day Laborers/Congreso de Jornaleros, and the National Guestworker Alliance....
Posted: Mon Oct 24, 2016 6:30AM
text Medicare overhauls doctor payment rules by mil
Last week the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) unveiled its new rules for how Medicare compensates doctors for services. Under the guise of providing “quality” care, the new rules are part of a cost-cutting strategy that incentivizes doctors to ration care for patients....
Posted: Sat Oct 22, 2016 11:20PM
text SAG-AFTRA video game performers on strike by WSWS
In the early morning of Friday, the Screen Actors Guild‐American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA) announced a strike against a dozen video game entertainment corporations, including Electronic Arts Productions, Inc., Disney Character Voices, Inc. and Warner Brothers Games, Inc. The strike was voted by 96.55 percent of the union’s membership back in October 2015 and applies to production commenced on or after February 17, 2015....
Posted: Sat Oct 22, 2016 11:16PM
image Journalist Amy Goodman to Turn Herself in to North Dakota Authorities 480_amy_goodman_dakota_access_pipeline_1.jpg by Democracy Now
October 13, 2016 – Award-winning journalist Amy Goodman, charged with criminal trespassing for filming an attack on Native American-led pipeline protesters, will turn herself in to North Dakota authorities on October 17. Amy Goodman will surrender to authorities at the Morton County–Mandan Combined Law Enforcement and Corrections Center at 8:15 a.m. local time (CDT). [Update from October 15th: A North Dakota state prosecutor has sought to charge award-winning journalist Amy Goodman with parti...
Posted: Sat Oct 15, 2016 3:55PM
image Facebook, The Police, ADL, Tenure & The Frame-up Of Canadian Professor Anthony Hall 480_hall_ben_garisson_ortodox_jew_f83a2_1.jpg by Labor Video Project
Zuckerberg's Facebook is involved in an international campaign to target and fire professors who are critical of Israel. Canadian professor Anthony Hall was set up to be fired by the ADL in collusion with Zuckerberg's Facebook which manipulated his Facebook account....
Posted: Sat Oct 15, 2016 10:02AM
image Korean KPTU Truckers, Subwaa & Railway Fight Deregulation, Union Busting & Repression 480_korean_kctu_truck_drivers_1.jpg by KPFW WorkWeek Radio
The Korean government is attacking truckers and other workers who are fighting deregulation. Over 50 truckers in Korea at Trucker-SOL who are striking against deregulation...
Posted: Wed Oct 12, 2016 10:22AM
image Registered Nurse Response Network Sends Nurse Volunteers to Assist With First Aid at Standing Rock 480_water-is-life-no-dapl_1.jpg by via National Nurses United
October 10, 2016 - National Nurses United (NNU)’s Registered Nurse Response Network (RNRN), a national network of volunteer direct-care RNs, will deploy nurse volunteers to help existing medical volunteers at the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation meet first aid needs for thousands of land and water protectors as winter approaches, NNU announced today....
Posted: Tue Oct 11, 2016 5:06AM
image Bullied Wells Fargo Workers, Corruption & OSHA Cover-up 480_wells_fargo_bullied_1.jpg by KPFA Pacifica WorkWeek Radio
Wells Fargo has bullied and fired thousands of worker including some who refused to engage in criminal bank fraud. Some of these bullied and harassed workers went to Federal OSHA and were not defended and some are still waiting to be interviewed by Federal OSHA about the illegal activities under former US Labor Secretary Hilda Solis and present US Labor Secretary Tom Perez....
Posted: Wed Oct 5, 2016 1:24PM
image Electric cars: Running on child labour? 480_democratic_republic_of_congo_drc_artisanal_cobalt_mining_1.jpg by Amnesty International
September 29, 2016 - Leading electric car makers must come clean to their consumers about the steps they are taking to keep child labour out of their supply chains, and be open about any abuses that they do find, Amnesty International said today, ahead of the Paris Motor Show where new models of electric cars will be displayed....
Posted: Sat Oct 1, 2016 2:32AM
text Dakota Access Pipeline and the Future of American Labor by Jeremy Brecher
The Dakota Access Pipeline has become an issue of contention within organized labor. When a small group of unions supported the Standing Rock Sioux and opposed the pipeline, AFL-CIO president Richard Trumka issued a statement discounting Native American claims and urging that work on the pipeline resume. Other constituencies within labor quickly cracked back. Why has this become a divisive issue within labor, and can it have a silver lining for a troubled labor movement?...
Posted: Fri Sep 30, 2016 7:02AM
image Nurses Applaud Federal Move to Halt Dakota Pipeline, Call for Permanent End to Project 480_we_are_water_dakota_access_pipeline_protest.jpg by via National Nurses United
National Nurses United Friday welcomed the move by the federal government to stop construction on the Dakota Access pipeline project that has been the center of protests by the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and supporters. Nurses urged the government to permanently block the disputed project that nurses say is a threat to public health, as well as to the tribe’s sacred sites....
Posted: Tue Sep 13, 2016 11:44PM
image Call in the National Guard to Protect Against Native American People in North Dakota? 480_dog-protesters_1.jpg by Steve Zeltzer
Building trade unions in North Dakota and nationally are supporting calling in the National Guard in North Dakota to "protect" workers building an oil pipeline that threatens the land and environment of Standing Rock Sioux tribe lands...
Posted: Tue Sep 13, 2016 5:11AM
image Maximum Yield: John Sferazo Ironworker & 9/11-The War On Fist Responders & Injured Workers 480_sferazo_photo_1.jpg by Labor Video Project
John Sferazo talks about the conditions workers faced in the clean-up after 9/11 and the role of the government and insurance industry in preventing them from getting healthcare leading to suicides. The US congress which voted trillions for wars around the world refused to properly compensate first responders and many committed suicide....
Posted: Sun Sep 11, 2016 8:40AM