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Do Hot Coffee and 'Wobblies' Go Together?

Worker Freedom | Unions haven't had much luck organizing Starbucks Corp.'s baristas, many of whom are part-timers or college students with little incentive to sign union cards since they're not planning on building long-term careers brewing venti skim lattes. more...  1 Comments

Mass Housing and Convergence Space Secured for Anti-World Bank, IMF Actions

Farragut Squares Collective | Mass Housing and Convergence Space for Anti-World Bank, IMF Actions APril 21-24. more...  0 Comments

WOID #XIV-41. From Paris, France, it's...The Pennies!

Hoipolloi Cassidy | The occasion was Sunday's giant demonstration in Paris against the CPE, the French Government's own version of "No Worker Left Behind." more...  0 Comments

Building Bridges Radio: Mumia Abu-Jamal v. Martin Horn; FMLN Wins San Salvador

Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg | Radio WBAI's Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report
Produced by Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash
Monday, March 20, 2006, 7 - 8 pm EST, over 99.5 FM
or streaming live at more...  0 Comments

Two Days of Anti-War Protest in the Bronx

El Bronx | The Iraq War anniversary weekend of protest included two days of action in the borough of the Bronx. Veterans, students, and various left groups converged on an obvious target in the people's midst: the armed forces recruitment station at Fordham Road and the Grand Concourse. Just a quick recapfor comment. more...  2 Comments

Carta al presidente de Zacatlán

Carlos Ortiz de Zárate | “Lo que es es” y lo que no es es utópico. El poder es mientras el estigma de la utopía impida el acceso a la existencia a cualquier alternativa que debilite los proyectos de la potencia. El Principito no impidió los desastres de las guerras o los efectos del modelo de desarrollo que se impuso en la época, pero el modelo de reciclaje que ha divulgado esta obra puede servirnos para desactivar utopías que son cada vez más posibles y necesarias. more...  0 Comments

Back from the Manif

Hoipolloi Cassidy | Over a million demonstrators throughout France are protesting the neo-liberal government's attempt to impose a law that would allow employers to fire younger workers at will. more...  0 Comments

Alert--Secret 2006 G8 Summit 'Nuclear' Communique Revealed!

Reclaim the Commons | A secret draft of the "G8 Summit Communique on Energy Security," scheduled to be released officially on July 16th at the July 15 - 17, 2006 G8 Summit in St. Petersburg, Russia, has been leaked. The Communique is now posted for the global public to read and review, front and center at more...  0 Comments

3/24 NJ Rally For Locked Out Meredosia Boilermakers

Local 484 | 150 boilermakers from Meredosia, Ill have been locked out of their jobs for over 9 months. They will be coming to
the New York area to protest their treatment and to demand justice.
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Paris & Toulouse riots against new labor law

ref | young workers against new labor law (CPE) in France: map of occupied university buildings, images & video of March 16 riots, photos from March 7 & march 16
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Virtual Sit-In in Solidarity with the Striking Students of France!

EDT and borderlands hacklab | We invite people from all over the world who support the french students
in resistance and oppose the precaritization of life
[] to join the Electronic
Disturbance Theatre and borderlands Hacklab on March 16th and 17th, 2006
to engage in a virtual sit-in on french government websites to demand
that all of the students be released from prison and that the 'contrat
première embauche' (CPE) be revoked.

Join the action here: more...  1 Comments

Drain America First

Joseph E. Stiglitz | While praising the virtues of the free market, Bush has been only too willing to give huge handouts to the energy industry even as the country faces soaring deficits. more...  0 Comments

Call for Direct Action Against World Bank and IMF Meetings

Farragut Squares Collective | Come to Washington, DC April 22-23 to take direct action against the World Bank and IMF more...  1 Comments

Union organizers happy with Starbucks deal

Worker Freedom | LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A settlement between Starbucks Coffee Co. and the National Labor Relations Board over labor practices opens the way for a union to organize coffee shop employees, a union representative said on Wednesday.
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The Tax State in the Globalization Trap

Eberhard Hamer | German corporations pay little corporation tax; their share amounts to 2.6% of all taxes. For decades, they even received more subsidies than the profit taxes paid in Germany..The state is the great robber and no longer the accepted common organization worthy of support..Corporate enrichment in the US leads to state deficits and social cuts. more...  0 Comments

Yankee Stadium, A Dizzying Blur

Onnyturf | Yesterday a blur of details were reported about how the New Yankee Stadium deal was rushed through approval and what the real financial picture is. City Council's complete passivity in the process is truely staggering, and of course there has been no facilitation for community review. [Read More at OnNYTurf] more...  0 Comments

Solidarity with student REVOLT in France

etudiant | As an American living in Europe, I am urging that students in the United States express some type of solidarity with the students in France. As the defendants of this neo-liberal vision globalize their cause as the basis of our future, we must internationalize our struggle against it. more...  0 Comments

Culture is like sausages: you don't really want to know what goes into it.

Wölfflin Jack | Is it enough for culture to talk about how liberating and progressive it is, while continuing to function within a system of production, distribution and consumption that's inherently repressive and hierarchical? more...  0 Comments

No to Capitalism

John Holloway | There are millions of redfusals, millions of people who say or cry No everyday.. The utopian star of a different society exists for all of us but our ways of seeing this star and trying to reach it are different. more...  4 Comments

International Women’s Day: From Asia to Latin America, marchers decry imperialism

Kathy Durkin | Today the socialist legacy of IWD is vital as women deal with capitalist inequality, poverty and oppression. Socialism is needed to truly emancipate women. more...  0 Comments

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