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imageSeattle APRI Panel:Mineworkers Union Of Namibia Rossing Mine Fight Against Union Busting
by Labor Video Project
The Seattle APRI held a panel with Namibian Mineworkers Union Rossing fired union leaders who discussed the union busting by the China National Nuclear Corporation CNNC in Namibia....
Posted: Tue Apr 13, 2021 7:34PM
imageUnions Protest Amazon Expansion in Massachusetts
by Alex Bustillos
Amazon is planning a “fulfillment center” in North Andover, but local unions say they aren’t satisfied with Amazon’s business practices....
Posted: Fri Apr 9, 2021 11:03AM
imageMay First joins call for Free Software Foundation Board resignation
by May First
May First Movement Technology has joined free software organizations and activists in calling for the resignation of Richard Stallman and the rest of the Board of the Free Software Foundation....
Posted: Sat Apr 3, 2021 7:01PM
imageThe War Against Italian Fed-Ex & Amazon Logistics Workers Who Face Police & Government Repression
by Labor Video Project
FedEx in collusion with the police and government is attacking the workers and also using fascist laws against them. There is also an attack on all logistics workers and privatization of the economy. Roberto Luzzi with Si Corbus talks about the attacks....
Posted: Thu Mar 25, 2021 11:29PM
imageUS Labor, The Fight Against Racist Attacks & Xenophobia With Kent Wong UCLA Labor Center
by Labor Video Project
WorkWeek interviews Kent Wong, Director of the UCLA Labor Center and a founder of the Asian Pacifica Labor Alliance. He discusses the growing racist attacks, the history of anti-Asian racism and xenophobia....
Posted: Tue Mar 23, 2021 5:51PM
imagePacifica CRD 3/22/21 Covid, Amazon Billions and Workers' Rights
by Pacifica TF
Pacifica's Covid, Race & Democracy focuses on the medical conditions of Mumia Abu-Jamal and also the struggle of the Bessemer Alabama Amazon warehouse workers who are voting this month for a union....
Posted: Mon Mar 22, 2021 3:33PM
textUnemployment myth and "Migrantization" of precarity by Claudia Spengler and Johanna Neuhauser
Involuntary unemployment is afflicted with many prejudices, which impute a supposed lack of motivation and utility to those affected. Although these prejudices are easy to refute, politicians and representatives of the media cling to the neoliberal notion of individual guilt in unemployment. Unemployment has primarily structural causes and thus requires the assumption of political responsibility....
Posted: Sat Mar 20, 2021 7:04AM
textZero hunger, zero hypocrisy by Flo Osrainik, Lena Krainz and Florian Roetzer
Today, flight from hunger and war often enough does not lead to a new "home," but to a refugee shelter, homelessness, or deportation back into misery. In view of the worldwide crises and the distribution struggles still to come, where will this lead, if not to mass "homelessness"?...
Posted: Sun Mar 14, 2021 10:48AM
textDemocratic Socialists of America campaigns for union-backed “PRO Act” by Genevieve Leigh (WSWS repost)
The PRO Act was crafted by Democrats on the House Education and Labor Committee to bolster union bureaucracies and facilitate the suppression of working-class struggles....
Posted: Wed Mar 10, 2021 10:25AM
imageStop Union Busting! Namibian Mineworkers Swakop Uranium Miners Protest Chinese Bosses
by Labor Video Project
Namibian National Mineworkers Union Swakop uranium miners protested the importation of 17 unskilled Chinese workers to replace unionized labor in the mine....
Posted: Tue Mar 2, 2021 11:20PM
textThe $15 minimum wage scam by Genevieve Leigh (WSWS repost)
The fight for a good job, health care, a secure retirement, a living wage and more cannot be achieved by appealing to the very same forces that are responsible for the horrific conditions under which workers now exist....
Posted: Wed Feb 24, 2021 11:57PM
image“You Resist Or Die"! South Africa General Strike Report by Moleko J. Phakedi of SAFTU
by Labor Video Project
On February 24, 2021...
Posted: Wed Feb 24, 2021 6:11PM
imageThe Pandemic, Newsom, The Recall & The Working Class
by United Front Committee For A Labor Party
The bankrupt and corrupt policies of California Gavin Newsom and the Democratic Party are fueling the Republican funded efforts to have another recall in California. The last recall of Gray Davis was because of his support of deregulation of energy and putting Enron and other crooks in charge of the energy grid similar to what is happening in Texas...
Posted: Tue Feb 23, 2021 4:51PM
imageNew Study Shows Unionized Construction Sites are Safer
by Patty Rodriguez
A new study by the Toronto-based Institute for Work & Health shows that unionized construction job sites see 29 percent fewer incidents of severe injury....
Posted: Tue Feb 23, 2021 12:23PM
imagePetition For Reinstatement Of Fired Namibian Mineworkers Union Rossing Leaders
by repost
An international petition has been launched to call on the reinstatement of the leaders of the Namibia Mineworkers Union Rossing branch who were illegally fired by the China National Nuclear Corporation CNNC....
Posted: Tue Feb 16, 2021 12:20PM
imageCalifornia study highlights dangers of COVID-19 pandemic to the working class
by Bryan Dyne (WSWS repost)
According to a recent report by a UCSF research team, essential workers experienced a 22 percent higher mortality rate than they did in the four years before the pandemic....
Posted: Sat Feb 13, 2021 10:42AM
imageRehire the Namibia Rossing Miners! Letter To Chinese President Xi-Jinping
by Labor Video Project
Namibia Mineworkers Union Rossing branch union leaders were fired by the Chinese National Nuclear Corporation CNN in a major union busting move. They discuss the illegal actions of the CNN and the corruption in their own national union leadership and then read their letter to President Xi-Jinping. They called on him to rehire the 9 members and end the attacks on Namibian workers....
Posted: Tue Feb 9, 2021 3:17PM
textCorona crisis, capital and politics by Jorg Goldberg, Andre Leisewitz &Jurgen Reusch
There is no question that the economic power of the state is being deployed here in a concentrated manner to combat the crisis. However, this was also the intention of the two "stimulus packages" in the financial and economic crisis of 2008 and 2009, the volume of which was around EUR 187 billion or 3 percent of GDP....
Posted: Tue Jan 26, 2021 11:59AM
imageGoogle engineers form CWA-affiliated union
by Kevin Reed (WSWS repost)
Kevin Reed at the World Socialist Web Site reads the fine print behind the creation of the new Google employee union. He explains why Google employees and other tech workers should organize independently and refuse being manipulated by ruling class interests....
Posted: Mon Jan 11, 2021 9:39AM
imageInsurrection, The Coup & The Working Class With Professor Francis Boyle
by Labor Video Project
WorkWeek interviews Professor Frances Boyle about the insurrection and coup and what should be done about it....
Posted: Fri Jan 8, 2021 7:17PM