Sanders and the Unions Support Trump Measures
This week, Sanders the “socialist” praised Trump’s executive order to withdraw the United States from the TPP (Trans-Pacific Partnership) and received praise from the union bureaucracy.
Celeste MurilloJanuary 27, 2017
Bring BLM Back to the Streets: A Critique of the M4BL Platform
Donald Trump’s victory demands our vigilance and readiness to fight. The urgency for a united front of resistance and mobilizations to defend against rightwing attacks has become clearer than ever. However, the Movement 4 Black Lives platform seems to point in the opposite direction.
Juan Cruz FerreDecember 30, 2016
Painters’ Union Calls to Organize Against KKK
The International Union of Painters and Allied Trades (IUPAT) Local 10 recently passed a resolution expressing the union's commitment to join mobilizations and resistance against the KKK and other racist organizations.
IUPAT Local 10December 7, 2016
SEIU Caucuses Say “No Cops in Our Unions!”
The African American caucus and the Latino caucus of SEIU Local 721 in Los Angeles voted to support the UAW 2865 Resolution calling on the AFL-CIO to disaffiliate from the international police unions.
Left VoiceOctober 25, 2016
United Front and the Fight Against the Union Bureaucracy
The workers’ united front does not mean peaceful coexistence with the union bureaucracy. It warrants knowing when to break with it. The positions achieved by leftists or socialist groupings within unions or shop-floor committees cannot be prioritized over principled fights.
Juan Cruz FerreSeptember 19, 2016
Egyptian Shipyard Workers’ Defiance Sparks Solidarity Movement
Workers at the Alexandria Shipyard Company have been victimised and dragged before a military court for standing up for their rights at work, but a growing solidarity movement is putting the generals under pressure. Guest writer, Hisham Fouad reports from Egypt.
Hisham FouadSeptember 16, 2016
Cops Out of Our Unions: A Demand to the AFL-CIO
Workers can organize a united labor fightback against police brutality. One step is to demand that union leaders disaffiliate cop organizations from our unions.
Tre KwonJuly 12, 2016
NO COPS IN OUR UNIONS – Julia Wallace SPEAKS!
NO COPS IN OUR UNIONS – Julia Wallace SPEAKS! – YouTube
Julia WallaceJuly 11, 2016
The Labor Movement in Post-Communist Countries
We interviewed Mihai Varga, a Romanian specialist on trade unionism in Eastern and Central Europe and author of "Worker Protests in post-communist Romania and Ukraine," published in August 2015. In this interview, Varga provides his vision on the state of the trade unionism in the region after the dissolution of the Soviet bloc in the early 1990's.
Philippe AlcoyJune 10, 2016
Guatemalan Tire Workers Protest Working Conditions
In New Bedford, a city with a population just shy of 100,000 people, the workers of Bob’s Tire Company are fighting for better working conditions and a fair contract.
WorkersMediaMay 25, 2016