Rine (repost) | As you may know, Wal-Mart has had its eye on New York City for years. Now, Wal-Mart's latest attempt to sneak into NYC is taking place in Brooklyn at Allbee Square.
Vegan | meet at Starbucks (6th ave & 46th st) at 3:30 on Friday, Feb, 9th. Take the B,D,F, or V to Rockefeller Ctr. more... 12 Comments
T^M^ | At 5:00 AM Monday December 18, 2006 IWW members from Top City Produce, along with a delegation of IWW members marched on Top City Produce to demand justice. Workers at Top City refused to go to work until the boss agreed to obey the law and start paying minimum wage and overtime. That afternoon workers at top city went back to work after the boss agreed to start paying the legal wage and open dialogue to discuss owed back wages.
African People's Solidarity Committee | On February 5th, human rights activists will hold a press conference, demonstration and street theater at the New York City Hilton Hotel where the 4th Annual Rapaport International Diamond Conference will take place. Speakers at the press conference include African physicist Aisha Fields; Uhuru Movement leader, Diop Olugbala; and Penny Hess, author of Overturning the Culture of Violence. more... 0 Comments
Mack "the knife" Machiavelli | Supporting the wholesale rape and pillage of people worldwide for the benefit of corporate profit and the buttom line more... 0 Comments
Katya Kipping | Basic income would be an effective instrument against the growing poverty, a kind of democracy package and a good vehicle for self-determined reduced working hours.. Some leftists have a hard time with the idea of basic income because they follow a certain work fetishism. more... 0 Comments
Worker Freedom | IWW Starbucks Workers Union: A Year in Review and a Look Ahead more... 0 Comments
Infoshop News | Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) visited the closed St. Bernard Housing Complex in New Orleans on Sunday. more... 0 Comments
Otto Meyer | The increase of wealth in the hands of the rich requires greater exploitation of their workersd worldwide and further expropriation of the poor.. How long will humanity fall to capitalism and the asocial drives of a small clique of beneficiaries? .. We can't afford the rich. more... 0 Comments
Robert Kurz | The credit-financing of the worldwide takeover battles has built a gigantic bankruptcy potential in the private quity funds that can lead to a chain reaction with the business loans in 2007.. The dreaded hard landing of the consumer economy in the US seems programmed. more... 0 Comments
Michael GW | Wobblies, fellow workers, community and anti-capitalist activists come together to fight back. more... 0 Comments
Alternative Economic Policy study group | More employment comes through reduced working hours and public investment more than tax subsidies. The state (in Germany and the US) has destroyed jobs. The global attack of neoliberalism has gravely damaged the pillars of the democratic welfare state. more... 0 Comments
KMU | Be careful when you peel open your fresh bananas from the Philippines – it’s oozing with blood. more... 0 Comments
Hans Christoph Binswanger | Infinite economic growth in a finite world is impossible. Growth in justice, opportunity and environmental caring require identifying blind spots and abaondoning myths. Economists must learn to subtract. The state must control the market so everybody shares in wealth and increased productivity. In his 1969 bok, Prof. Binswanger showed that unemployment, destruction of the environment and trade imablances can only be solved by breaking out of the system and emphasizing qualitative growth. more... 0 Comments
Worker Freedom | Despite the below-freezing wind chill and icy patches on the ground, New Yorkers showed yet another display of endurance as more than 50 people converged in Brooklyn to demand an end to Handyfat Trading Co.’s union-busting activities. In early January, Handyfat management illegally fired nine workers for union activity, despite the company’s claims they were fired because of their immigration status. more... 0 Comments
friend of St. Bernard Housing Development | Several people have returned to and are occupying apartments in the St. Bernard Housing Development, which the city has been keeping vacant since the floods during Hurricane Katrina. These people are there at the request of, and as guests of, leaseholders in St. Bernard's. The Housing Authority of New Orleans plans to demolish and redevelop this historic housing project and 3 others, leaving thousands of tenants homeless. more... 0 Comments
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Worker Freedom | Barista Struggle for Fair Wages and Secure Hours Extends Across Three States
The Toxic Reverend | Posting of a news story from the Santa Rosa California Press Democrat: about Pacific Lumber Co. filing bankruptcy. That is the lumber company that Juli Butterfly Hill was tree sitting about as an Earth First advocate. The question of Pacific Lumber spending too much money when they funded a recall campaign against the Humboldt County District Attorney that had charged them with fraud, is also posed. With a link to "Red Collar Crime" that is documenting the "political fallout" when criminal charges are filed against a corporation. at www.angelfire.com/nm/redcollarcrime more... 0 CommentsPage 52 | Page 50
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