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About elnwebmaster

This is the discussion blog of the Labor Fightback Network, an auxiliary to the laborfightback.org website. It is designed to facilitate discussion among labor activists concerning the critical issues facing working people in the current economic crisis. Readers’ comments are welcome, but flaming is not. Any comments which are racist, sexist/homophobic, or disrespectful on a personal level will not get past moderation.

Join us in Supporting the National Assembly for Black Liberation (May 18–20, 2018)

Save this Date! National Assembly for Black Liberation—May 18–20, 2018 Black people are fighting against oppression and injustice on every battlefront, but the Black liberation movement is still fragmented in various alignments whose programs and demands have much in common. … Continue reading

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The Spring Antiwar Actions of April 14 and 15: A Step Forward Toward the Mass Action That Is Needed

We are fewer than twenty years into the new millennium—and the United States has been at war nearly all of them. The war that began in October 2001 in Afghanistan is still going on. The United States invaded Iraq in … Continue reading

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Conference on U.S. Foreign Military Bases: Working for United Mass Action against Wars of the Present and Wars of the Future

A broad coalition is sponsoring a Conference on U.S. Foreign Military Bases, to be held in Baltimore, MD, beginning Friday, January 12, 2018, and ending Sunday, January 14. It will be held at the University of Baltimore’s Learning Commons, 1415 … Continue reading

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An Appeal for Action on the Morning after the Senate Passed the Tax Bill

The following is a guest post by Kipp Dawson, a public school teacher and former coal miner from Pittsburgh, PA. A message—an appeal—to members of my generation. On the morning just after the U.S. Senate passed what’s being called the … Continue reading

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Relief for Puerto Rico Now! Abolish the Debt!

In the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, which hit with winds of more than 150 mph, Puerto Rico remains devastated. Millions are without power and many have been left homeless — without medicine, medical assistance, food, or clean water. It’s a … Continue reading

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If We Want to Stop Washington’s Wars, We Have a Lot of Work to Do

The second week of August is a time when peace activists throughout the United States pause to remember the holocaust that our own country visited upon the people of Japan in 1945. It is the right thing to do, to … Continue reading

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Lessons of Hurricane Harvey and Other Climate Disasters

At the date of this writing, over 70 deaths have been attributed to Hurricane Harvey. Thousands have been made homeless and tens of thousands more will be unable to move back into homes destroyed by flooding. The environmental impacts of … Continue reading

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