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A Shift in the Wind for the French Working Class?

The October 5th meeting of Air France’s executive committee, set to confirm the layoff of over 2,900 employees as part of the company’s new restructuring plan, was interrupted by employees who demanded an explanation from company executives.

Ivan Matewan

October 31, 2015

Workers Organize at B&H New York

After enduring years of discrimination and abuse, workers at B&H Photo Video have launched an impressive unionization campaign, including a walkout to force management to back off from carrying out retaliatory firings.

Lupita Romero

October 28, 2015

Resuscitating the U.S. Labor Movement

A long-term left activist and scholar, Stanley Aronowitz has made outstanding contributions to the analysis of the American labor movement throughout his career.

Juan Cruz Ferre

October 13, 2015

The Political Significance of the All India Strike and the Revolutionary Movement in India

Published on Sunday, August 30 - 2015 Written by Radical Socialist

Left Voice

September 25, 2015

“Labor Needs to Get its Own House in Order Around Race”

In this interview, economist and labor educator Michael Yates* talks about the crisis of the labor movement, its relationship with the anti-racist movement, FightFor15 and much more.

Michael D Yates

August 12, 2015

No Place for Cops in Our Unions

Last week, Local 2865 of the United Auto Workers passed a resolution calling on the AFL-CIO to end its affiliation with the International Union of Police Associations. This call offers a way in which workers can take up the fight against police brutality at their jobs, and put pressure on their unions to sign on to this demand.

Julia Wallace

August 7, 2015

Maritime Union of Australia elections: continuity and change

The Quadrennial Elections of the Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) have just been finalised, with newly elected officials taking office on July 1. The election results in the union which covers the economically strategic areas of shipping, stevedoring and the offshore oil and gas industry were a real mixed bag. The Maritime Union and its predecessor unions have had a long association with Communism, an association which has left behind a contradictory legacy.

Sean Robertson

July 22, 2015

‘The key is the organization of the supply-chains for fast food and the new retail stores’

Charlie Post is a Professor at City University of New York and a socialist activist. He is the author of the book American Road to Capitalism. In this interview originally published in Esquerda Diario, he talks about the concept of Precariat, the novel ways of workplace organizing and the challenges for the Left.

Left Voice

July 16, 2015