MIKE AGRESTA | “Our aim is to be a point of reference in the struggle,” says Ramiro Saravia, co-founder of Tinku. Almost everyone drawn in by the bulletin board eventually finds Tinku’s office, where almost every night a different meeting, discussion group, video screening or lecture is open to the public. There, the political consciousness encouraged in the main plaza is given full space to develop.
NICHOLAS POWERS | Six months later, Reverend Walker is working on obtaining transitional housing for city workers, counseling his congregation and stepping through the political redtape that is strangling the city. more... 1 Comments
Indypendent Staff | The Indypendent is the award winning newspaper of New York Independent Media Center. Enjoy the PDF attached. Articles will also be posted on newswire. more... 1 Comments
Worker Freedom | You might be aware that ICFTU &TUAC -OECD has issued a joint call for demonstrations in solidarity with striking Tehran bus drivers on February 15th. However the fact that this call has coincided with recent efforts by the USA and European countries to refer Iran to the Security Council of the United Nations and lingering accusations about the origins of some trade union organizations has created doubts and suspicions amongst anti war, anti capitalist activists regarding intentions behind this call.
Bill Bonner | Economists have all become like rich notables in the time of Trajan, doing the emperor's work whether they are on his payroll or not. more... 0 Comments
Worker Freedom | With the warm greetings to all workers organized with the international federations of trade unions who supported the Syndicate of Workers of the Tehran and Suburbs Vahed Bus Company on a day of solidarity on February 15, 2006 across the world and voiced their protests at the violations of trade union rights in Iran to the authorities of the Islamic Republic of Iran. The syndicate of Tehran and Suburbs Bus Workers is striving for numerous unresolved demands, including the realization of the following three urgent matters:
Workers World | Now comes the fraudulent, bogus issue of the ports. Suddenly New York senators Charles Schumer and Hillary Rodham Clinton are agreeing with Republicans Bill Frist and Dennis Hastert that a deal made by the Bush administration allowing a company from the United Arab Emirates to manage six U.S. ports is a horrendous threat to “national security.” more... 0 Comments
Workers World | Women have an especially large stake in fighting for a society where the ownership of the wealth and resources is taken out of the hands of the few and shared by all.
Sue Davis | But reproductive rights aren’t related merely to sexuality, though they include full rights for lesbians, bi and trans women, freedom from stereotyped gender roles, an end to sexual harassment and vio lence against women and no forced sterilization. Reproductive rights are a constellation of social, economic and cultural conditions that allow every woman to make informed decisions about her life.
Anne | West Papuans have blockaded the Freeport Gold Mine for several days now. Here are some reports .... more... 0 Comments
Worker Freedom | PACK THE HEARING ROOM STARTING MONDAY, MARCH 6TH! STAND WITH IWW BARISTAS AND AGAINST STARBUCKS UNION-BUSTING!
Internationalism | The transit strike that paralyzed New York for 3 days in December was the most important struggle in the U.S. in 15 years and has had a significant impact on the development of class consciousness. more... 2 Comments
rozele | Jewish supporters of workers’ rights zapped a Yiddish studies conference this weekend at NYU, where graduate teachers have been on strike for over 100 days. Since fall 2005, NYU’s graduate teachers have been on strike for a new contract, and the entire campus has been under picket; attending events held in NYU buildings is crossing a picket line. The conference’s organizers aligned themselves with that effort by placing it on the NYU campus, rather than at one of the many community venues which have hosted events during the strike. more... 0 Comments
Ernesto | This film narrates the whole story about the fight of Zanon's workers. Now is in postproduction. Help us to finish the film. Visit our website where is all the information.
2010: Eliminazione Povertà | Inizia il Festival di Sanremo, milioni di persone in Italia rivolgeranno la loro attenzione verso il piccolo schermo, ma non si può fare di meglio? Noi stiamo cercando di dare la salute gratuita a tutti gli africani, che ne dici? Cosa scegli? Salute gratuita in Africa o Festival di Sanremo? more... 0 Comments
Worker Freedom | So come on over to Bklyn. for cheap drinks, live music, union solidarity, and all the standard debaucherous debauchery that comes along with any great house par-tay!
Bremen study group | In Germany and the US, corporations are often stylized as the suffering servant. The market is made sacrosanct; all problems are defined as interferences with the market. Corporations pay increasingly less tax (if any) and receive subsidies and incentives. Corporate welfare is called job creation (though few living wage jobs are created) and human welfare is decried as dependency. Alternative economic policy is needed to avoid confusing sickness and health and to restore long-term sanity in investment, distribution and taxation policies. more... 0 Comments
Milt Neidenberg | Pensions, health care and jobs are a property right. Only under workers’ control can they be guaranteed. That’s the lesson of the WCI/Renco struggle. more... 1 Comments
Times Up! | Screening of Horns and Halos with Guest Speaker Sander Hicks. more... 1 Comments
Monday, February 27, 7pm | Patricia Campbell, a long-time activist and Vice-President of the Irish Independent Workers Union, will talk about the labor struggles going on in Ireland today, including the successful fight of Irish Ferry workers to keep their union jobs from being outsourced. Mark Brenner of Labor Notes will join Patricia to put the Irish workers' stuggles in a global context, discussing the pressures workers face under globalization. more... 0 CommentsPage 24 | Page 22
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