Congress has done its best to become the nation’s strikebreaker by forcing a five-year contract on railroad workers who had been set to go on strike on Dec. 12. Union members in four of the 12 unions had voted to reject a tentative agreement that negotiators had reached with six major rail carriers in September.
The injustice of India’s surging COVID-19 deathsJuly 4, 2021
In person report of the COVID-10 pandemic in India which is in the throes of a second wave. There are horrific scenes of people dying due to the lack of medical oxygen, hospital beds and so on. There is neither enough space for the dead in the crematoriums and graveyards, nor enough wood for the pyres.
CTU teachers strike!November 17, 2019
Chicago teachers went on strike to end their terrible working conditions.
L.A. plans gains for rideshare drivers
Lyft and Uber drivers forced Los Angeles to move toward a minimum wage for them.
GM strikers fight capital’s drive to impoverish workersOctober 30, 2019
A Marxist-Humanist analysis of the 40-day strike by the autoworkers at General Motors and its ramifications for the labor struggle in the U.S. and abroad.
World In View: Iran’s working class speaks from prisonMay 9, 2018
The pretenses of Iran’s greedy and murderous ruling class continue to be exposed by political prisoners like Esmail Abdi, teachers’ union activist, and Narges Mohammadi, engineer and women’s rights proponent.
Brooklyn, New York, teachers win bigOctober 3, 2016
Teachers at Long Island University in Brooklyn, New York, with support from students and staff, won their strike against the University who locked them out after they refused to accept a bad contract.
Union deal with Uber betrays driversJuly 4, 2016
Uber drivers begin to organize against exploitation by their management but are sold out by unions bureaucrats; but some continue fighting for a real union.