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Advice to the Unemployed

sd | Counter-advice to the corporatist advice. more...  0 Comments

U.S. Economy doing well? Think again.

Peter Stern | The U.S. economy is in danger of sinking like a stone. more...  0 Comments

Starbucks Fires Outspoken Michigan Barista for Union Activity

Worker Freedom | Grand Rapids firing comes in the midst of Unfair Labor Practice charges being investigated by the NLRB against Starbucks more...  1 Comments

Sierra Leone Movement Under Attack!

UhuruRadio.com | Slanderous news media has appeared in a government linked newspaper and a campaign of rumors has been initiated, obviously designed to undermine and isolate the Africanist Movement and its director, Chernoh Alpha M. Bah. Sierra Leone’s neocolonial government is apparently moving to criminalize the Africanist Movement in order to justify jailing and/or otherwise destroying these courageous leaders of our struggle for African self-determination. more...  0 Comments

Can the Market End Food Scarcity?

Peter Muhlbauer | Speculative money now flows in soy, corn, rice, wheat and sugar. The possibility of a "bubble" exists because speculators orient themselves more and more in the behavior of other speculators and are only restrictedly interested in demand. more...  0 Comments

Building Bridges Radio:Utah Phillips Got it Right - A Memorial

Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg | WBAI's Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report
presents this 28 minute radio program.
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Bernanke's Speech: "It's all China's Fault, Really"

Mike Whitney | Thanks to the Fed's monetary policy, a Force-5 economic hurricane is presently looming right offshore and there's nothing Bernanke or Paulson can do to stop it from touching down. more...  0 Comments

PROP 98 TO ABOLISH RENT CONTROL CRUSHED

Echo Park Community Coalition (EPCC) | The people of California has spoken, They resoundingly rejected a state ballot measure that would have phased out rent control and barred government agencies from taking homes, businesses and farms for private development. The Echo Park Community Coaliton (EPCC) and the Justice for Filipino American Veterans(JFAV) is exceedingly happy about the result of the voting.". Arturo P. Garcia. EPCC and JFAV coordinator said.

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Thurs. 6/5, Support Fired/Locked Out Flaum Workers

John Cronan Jr | Recently, 20 union workers at Flaum Appetizing were terminated in an attempt to break the union. We call on all supporters to join us in a protest at Flaum. Let's show them that they cannot violated workers' rights with impunity, and demand unconditional reinstatement of all union workers. more...  0 Comments

** 6/7 - Saturday - Day of Outreach for Healthcare Rights

Coalition Against Privatization | On Saturday June 7th healthcare activists will hold a day of outreach in support of the June 19th National Day of Protest Against the Health Insurance Companies. The June 19th protest will call for national support of H.R. 676 a bill in the House of Representatives which would provide single-payer national health insurance. Locally, activists are building a movement to stop the proposed conversion of GHI/HIP into for-profit companies. more...  2 Comments

E-Z Supply Ordered to Pay IWWs $1 Million

Stephanie Basile | Legal action is one of the many tools the IWW uses to put pressure on the boss. Several favorable rulings have recently come down. more...  3 Comments

Building Bridges:HIP-GHI Privatization;Labour Solidarity with Palestine

Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash | WBAI Radio's Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report
Produced & Hosted by Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash
Monday, June 2, 2008, 7 - 8 p.m. EST, over 99.5 FM
or streaming live at  http://www.wbai.org
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Residents Continue to Rally Against Gentrification in Harlem

Stephanie Basile | Movement for Justice in El Barrio and other neighborhood groups are fighting for their dignity and their right to safe and affordable housing. more...  1 Comments

Building Bridges Radio: Stanley Aronowitz on What Is To Be Done?

Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg | WBAI's Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report
presents this 27 minute radio program.
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20 IWW Members Terminated at Flaum Appetizing

Worker Freedom | 20 IWW Members Terminated at Flaum Appetizing more...  4 Comments

Washington Finally Takes Action on High Gas Prices

Steve Peacock | Rising fuel prices and truck-based shipping expenses are spelling trouble for U.S. policymakers, who now are exploring ways to strengthen, as an alternative, new highways, commercial railways and ports. Specifically, the federal government is taking action through an endeavor known as... the Sub-Saharan Africa Trade Corridor Transportation Initiative. more...  0 Comments

Grand Rapids Starbucks Union and Spanish CNT Announce a Global Day of Action!

Worker Freedom | Grand Rapids Starbucks Union and Sevilla, Spain CNT have announced a Global Day of Action against Starbucks July 5th

Day to protest recent firing of CNT member in Spain and continuing anti-union discrimination in Grand Rapids more...  0 Comments

Global Warming to Heat Up

Thomas Riggins | Short tern profits beat out long term health of the planet; typical of a capitalist economy. more...  0 Comments

Paraguay, la soja y el Imperio

Luis Agüero Wagner | La tensión entre los campesinos paraguayos y los sojeros brasileños radicados en Paraguay ha subido tanto de tono que el jueves pasado se produjo un enfrentamiento con armas de fuego entre ambos bandos en Itapúa, a unos 500 kilómetros al sur de la capital paraguaya. more...  0 Comments

The Choice between Food and Fuel

Alexander Jung, Jens Glusing, Frank Hornig an | The "tortilla crisis" signalled the beginning of the distribution battles the planet is about to face - struggles over the most productive farmland, the most favorable supply contracts and the best seed. more...  0 Comments

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