Monthly Archives: September 2012

The Southern Workers Assembly — an Historic Step Forward

On Labor Day, 2012, 300 trade unionists, workers and community activists packed the Wedgewood Baptist Church in Charlotte, North Carolina to participate in the Southern Workers Assembly. The purpose of this gathering was to promote organizing the South, repealing anti-labor … Continue reading

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Chicago Teacher Win A Victory For All

In this article, Kansas City labor activist Bill Onasch explains why the Chicago teachers’ strike’s result is a victory and how it was won. Click here.

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Support Chicago Teachers! No to Strikebreaking by Injunctions!

Trade unionists and defenders of public education were outraged to learn that Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has called for a court injunction to end the one-week strike of the 26,000 members of the Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) Emanuel’s late-night announcement … Continue reading

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Solidarity Can Help Ensure Victory for the Chicago Teachers Strike!

The strike is undeniably one of the most significant labor struggles in decades. What is at stake is not only the working conditions of Chicago teachers but also their job security and preservation of their union. Moreover, the teachers are … Continue reading

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Stop the Foreclosures! Housing for All!—Fourteenth in a Series on Key Issues in 2012

The U.S. economy today remains mired in what can only be accurately called a housing depression. Since 2007 there have been more than 12 million foreclosures and more than 10 million of the 52 million mortgages in the U.S. are … Continue reading

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Defend and Expand Immigrant Rights!—Thirteenth in a Series on Key Issues in 2012

The Immigrant Community after Obama’s First Term: From Record Deportations to Deferred Action, With Raids and Deportations Happening at Both the Federal and State Levels As a result of the Supreme Court’s decision on Arizona’s anti-immigrant laws, the announcement by … Continue reading

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