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Ron Carey: Visionary Teamster Leader Dies at 72

Teamsters for a Democratic Union | Ron Carey, a former UPS driver and Teamster president who set the standard for union leaders for courage and honesty and transformed the leadership of our union died yesterday at age 72.

Carey toppled mob rule in the Teamsters, became the International Union’s first democratically elected General President and used his influence to change the leadership and direction of the AFL-CIO. In 1997, he led a 15-day strike against United Parcel Service—winning the labor movement’s biggest victory in a generation. more...  0 Comments

ACT NOW! - SBUX Responds to Union Action by Denying Anna; Need Further Action

Daniel Gross & the Starbucks Workers Union | Anna Hurst is trying to get 2 weeks pay from Starbucks more...  1 Comments

Anarchist Forum: Peter Lamborn Wilson's 2008 Chaos Day 12/16, 7pm

LBC |
The History of Money since Sumeria to its
Apotheosis as Pure Imagination in the 21st Century more...  1 Comments

Anti-Authoritarians Disrupt Bank of America Branches in NYC

Stephanie Basile | This is one of many actions that were held in solidarity with the striking UE workers in Chicago. more...  1 Comments

Spreading the Wealth: A review of Unjust Deserts

Mark Engler | The foremost ethical question is, given that we owe most of our productivity to a common social inheritance, to what extent can we say that we have "earned" our personal wealth?
There is a growing consensus in favor of a more robust public compact to regulate our shared conditions. more...  0 Comments

Workers in Chicago Win! Local Votes to end Sit-in

Counterhegemonic | Vote is 'Yes' at Republic; Plant Occupation Ends more...  0 Comments

Financial Crisis and the Poor

Attac Austria and Norbert Glaser | The financial market crisis has long spilled over in the real economy. Therefore politics is called to do everything to get the economy started again and prevent unemployment. Without political and public pressure, frauds will continue in the global financial casino after all the losses are socialized. more...  0 Comments

II-The International Crisis WS Report, Curitiba, PR, BR

Emilio de Lima (Ed.) | 1 the strengthening of Mercosur and the adoption of money appropriated for South America 2 G-20 is to formalize the death of the G7 3 financial institutions are used to promote the renewal of European industrial countries 4 is the vision of the world from the perspective of a potential winner of a war that did not happen 5 Those who predicted a European counter weight to American hegemony underestimate the structural weakness of Europe 6 a solution that can lead to barbarism in the world 7 opposition to the credit system based on private initiative. 8 U.S. government to help the disadvantaged sectors and stabilize the U.S. economy


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Building Bridges Radio: People's Bailout Now; Wal-Mart Shopping Death

Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg | WBAI's Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report
presents this 28 minute radio program
CLICK ON WEB LINK TO LISTEN more...  0 Comments

Bank of America Agrees to Extend Credit to Republic Doors and Windows...

Counterhegemonic | Have the factory occupiers won???? more...  1 Comments

WED: Anti-Authoritarian Call for Sit-Down Strike Solidarity!

directactionsolidarity | Anti-Authoritarian meet-up outside of St. Mark's Church
10th St. and 2nd Ave. in the East Village
Wednesday, December 10th
12 Noon more...  3 Comments

Support Chicago workers taking over their plant!

Bail Out the People | Demonstrate
Wednesday, Dec. 10, 12 Noon
Bank of America, 261 Broadway more...  0 Comments

EMERGENCY NYC SOLIDARITY DEMO WITH CHICAGO FACTORY OCCUPIERS

Counterhegemonic | Stand in Solidarity with Chicago Factory Workers Occupying Their Factory Since Last Week, Demanding Vacation, Other Unpaid Wages more...  1 Comments

The Global Economic Crisis - Bad and Worsening

Stephen Lendman | the crisis deepens more...  0 Comments

Daniel Gross Commentary on The Chicago Sit-Down Strike

Worker Freedom | The Chicago Sit-Down Strike

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International WS:Back to paste the increase of productivity to increase in wages

Emilio de Lima (Ed.) | Back to paste the increase of productivity to increase in wages. It is mandatory global cooperation so that the crisis is overcome. Need to overcoming politicaly and intellectualy neo-liberalism. Emphasize the value of work. Neo Progressive Keynesiasm

Watch de WS now by web tv at  http://www.aenoticias.pr.gov.br/tv-aovivo.php more...  1 Comments

Building Bridges Monday: Van Jones-The Green Collar Economy

Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg | WBAI Radio's Building Bridges: Your Community & Labor Report
Produced & Hosted by Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash
Monday, December 8, 2008, 7 – 11 PM EST, over 99.5 FM
or streaming live at  http://www.wbai.org
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The Crisis

Bernd Drucke | The capitalist system does not make a mistake; it is the mistake. Capitalism is the problem. The solution would be an independent-socialist social order whose highest principles are mutual aid, respect for nature and a nonviolent rule-free humanly just world. more...  1 Comments

First propositions to the international WS at Curitiba, Parana, Brazil.

Emilio de Lima (Ed.) | Bringing interest rates to international levels, give some predictability to the exchange, restore the credit to producers and consumers, are some of the measures deemed urgent by businessmen, economists and authorities attending the event more...  0 Comments

Brasil has surrendered to World Bank again

Bruno Lima Rocha | The crisis in the global financial system has fully reached Brasil. The reason is simple. This is a nation ruled by bankers. The most powerful man here is a top Bank of America CEO. His name is Henrique Meirelles (Mr. Meirelles) and has a solid career linked to BankBoston. He is the chairman of Brazilian Central Bank (BC) and gained status of minister – as a promotion - because he was being accused by his personal fortune without origin. more...  0 Comments

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