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image For Tri-National Day Of Action On 8/16/17 To Cancel NAFTA, Support San Quintin Workers 480_mexico_san_quintin_worker_boycott_driscoll_s_1.jpg by LCLAA Sacramento
A call for a tri-national day of action on August 16, 2017 to cancel NAFTA, Boycott Driscoll's berries and for rallies and actions with US, Mexican and Canadian workers to cancel NAFTA, support the Driscoll's workers of the National Democratic Independent Union of Agricultural Workers (SINDJA) of Mexico. They are calling for protests throughout the US, Mexico and Canada to link up workers in Mexico, the US and Canada....
Posted: Wed Jul 26, 2017 6:59PM
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
calendar A Jacobin horror? Land Value Taxation, the walkng tour by David Giesen
American Youth Hostel 312 Mason Street San Francisco...
Event Date: Sat Jul 29, 2017 9:00AM
Posted: Tue Jul 25, 2017 10:52AM
text Petition For Worker Justice at Community Housing Partnership! by Djakuju Dobre
Workers Justice at Community Housing Partnership!...
Posted: Mon Jul 24, 2017 7:23PM
calendar Building Bridges, Not Walls by Harvey Smith
San Francisco Main Library, Koret Auditorium, 100 Larkin Street...
Event Date: Wed Jul 26, 2017 6:00PM
Posted: Fri Jul 21, 2017 12:25PM
image ILWU Dockworkers squeezed by automation, abandoned by politicians; 8-Year Contract A Threat 480_dockers_automation_tech_1.jpg by Jack Heyman
A conference on technology and longshore workers was held in San Francisco at ILWU Local 10. Retired ILWU Local 19 member and chair of the Transport Workers Solidarity Committee wrote an editorial about the effort of the bosses and top union officials to push an 8 year contract....
Posted: Fri Jul 21, 2017 8:04AM
image The Fight For Mexican San Quintin Farm Workers & Driscoll's with Al Rojas At San Francisco 480_rojas_ilwu_tech_driscolls7-15-17_1.jpg by Labor Video Project
President of LCLAA Sacramento chapter and a founder of the UFWA talks about the role of pesticides in agriculture and the struggle of the 80,000 farmworkers and their families for a union and decent living and working conditions. This presentation was made at ILWU Local 10 in San Francisco....
Posted: Sun Jul 16, 2017 4:03PM
image Protesters Shut Down Oakland City Council Meeting, Call for Budget That Responds to Oakland's Needs 480_oakland-protest-2--1170x658_1_1_1.jpg by Ken Epstein, Oakland Post
In an act of civil disobedience, Oakland residents, city workers and community shut down the City Council budget meeting on June 26, preventing the council from approving the city’s 2017-2019 budget....
Posted: Sun Jul 16, 2017 2:47PM
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 Farmworker communities from Monterey Bay Area call on California to ban brain-harming pesticide chlorpyrifos 480_safe_ag_safe_schools_ban_chlorpyrifos_rally_california_1.jpg by via Californians for Pesticide Reform
Residents from all over California converge on Sacramento to deliver over 100,000 petition signatures demanding state action after U.S. EPA failed to implement a ban...
Posted: Thu Jul 13, 2017 10:09AM
image Victor Arnautoff: San Francisco's Master Muralist of the 1930’s 480_arnautoff2_1.jpg by LaborFest
SFSU professor Bob Cherny gives a lecture on his new book Victor Arnautoff: San Francisco's Master Muralist of the 1930’s. Arnautoff was the most important muralist in the 1930's in the bay area and he was hounded during the 1950's witch hunt leading him to leave the bay area for the Soviet Union....
Posted: Wed Jul 12, 2017 4:58PM
image SEIU 1021 Nato Green Doing Damage Control For SEIU? Opposes Single Payer In CA green_nato_seiu.jpeg by repost
Comedian and SEIU 1021 consultant has written an op ed opposing pushing for single payer in California. He says that instead people should push for the national bill 562. The California SEIU taking their cue from the bosses at Kaiser are opposing single payer in California. The corporate unionists that Nato works for are in bed with the bosses at Kaiser and many of their own members such as home care workers cannot even get healthcare. Nato should know better but maybe his job is more importa...
Posted: Wed Jul 12, 2017 4:10PM
calendar David Bacon: In the Fields of the North / En los campos del norte 480_davidbacon670x325_1.jpg by UC Berkeley Labor Center
2521 Channing Way, Berkeley, CA...
Event Date: Tue Sep 12, 2017 6:00PM
Posted: Wed Jul 12, 2017 3:23PM
text Narcissism as a Subject Form of Capitalism by Peter Samol
The narcissist knows only two states: the absolute sense of powerlessness given the foreign determination of his existence and omnipotence fantasies together with the illusion of absolute individual freedom, independence, and unconditionality. Socialization cannot be left to an unconscious process since society's values are increasingly dysfunctional....
Posted: Mon Jul 10, 2017 7:47AM
calendar The Future of Work by Tom Gallagher
Unitarian-Univesalist Center, Martin Luther King Room 1187 Franklin Street (at Geary) San Francisco....
Event Date: Thu Jul 27, 2017 7:00PM
Posted: Sat Jul 8, 2017 6:53PM
image "CLEANING THE SWAMP" Hunters Point & Treasure Island Tetra Tech Workers Blow Whistle 480_hunters_point_whistleblowers_housing_1.jpg by Labor Video Project
Four Tetra Tech health and safety inspectors who were working at the Hunters Naval Shipyard and Treasure Island reported on the systemic criminal cover-up and corruption by the company threatening the health and safety of the workers, residents and families who are now buying homes in the area. They charge that there is serious contaminated radioactive earth in the area where new construction has gone on....
Posted: Tue Jul 4, 2017 12:45AM
text Tax Avoidance: Drastic Consequences for the Public by Philipp Gerhartinger
Taxes are the most important foundation of all government activities and public services. Tax sovereignty is the heart of nation-state sovereignty. Corporate economic activities and profits cannot be clearly assigned to nation states anymore. Founding offshore partnerships is child's play. Many fiscal problems would be solved if business tax avoidance and tax fraud were made difficult or prevented....
Posted: Sun Jul 2, 2017 5:49PM
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
text Pesticide Incident Sends 18 Farmworkers to Hospital by via Californians for Pesticide Reform
Advocates press for better notification & protections...
Posted: Tue Jun 27, 2017 11:51PM