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Workers Are Fighting Back

Labor journalist Sarah Jaffe says despite unprecedented challenges, working people are finding new ways to organize for basic protections during the coronavirus pandemic. The post…

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Fired Amazon Worker Chris Smalls: Support May Day Strikers

Frontline workers across the world are organizing wildcat strikes on May Day, demanding protective gear and hazard pay from companies making record profits. The post…

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Amazon Workers Plan Nationwide Strikes As COVID-19 Sweeps Warehouses

Fired Amazon employee Chris Smalls says workers will protest until they feel protected, while Amazon-owned Whole Foods is ranking stores where employees are most likely…

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Coronavirus: Amazon and Whole Foods workers to call in 'sick' en masse over work conditions and pay

Cases at several stores have left workers worried for their safety as demand surges Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/coronavirus-whole-foods-amazon-strike-conditions-covid-19-a9437191.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it…

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Coronavirus: Amazon and Instacart workers go on strike over safety

Workers are demanding improved health and safety measures and hazard pay in light of the spread of the coronavirus Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/coronavirus-amazon-strike-instacart-worker-safety-us-new-york-gig-collective-a9435846.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out…

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Posted in #CoronaVirus #Strike #TheRealNews coronavirus cases COVID-19 Eddie Conway incarceration jails Kim Kelly pandemic parole prisoners prisons release Rikers Island soap virus

Rikers Island Prisoners Strike for Soap, Cleaning Wipes

Journalist Kim Kelly has been in contact with a prisoner inside Rikers Island. She talks with TRNN’s Eddie Conway about why immediate further action is…

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200,000 Canadian Teachers Strike to Defend Public Education

Ontario teachers have joined the front lines in the worldwide battle against austerity. Public school workers organized rolling strikes against the conservative provincial government’s budget…

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France’s Strike: Another Symptom of Neoliberalism’s Legitimation Crisis

France’s public sector strike against pension reform is in its seventh week, the most serious such strike in French history. It fits very well in…

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Transport workers erect flaming barricades as France brought to standstill in massive strike (VIDEOS)

French transport infrastructure ground to a halt on Monday as drivers and conductors at state-run companies continued to strike against proposed pension reform, while truckers…

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France’s Pension Reform Met with Massive Protests and Strikes

Prof. Jean Bricmont discusses the biggest strike since President Macron was elected in 2017. Millions are protesting the new pension reform, which will force private…

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Massive union strike shuts down transportation across France amid growing anger over Macron’s pension reform (PHOTOS)

A nationwide union strike against pension reform has brought transportation across France to a standstill. Photos show thousands of workers marching in what has been…

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France prepares for crippling strikes set to be biggest in decades

Flights, trains schools, post and waste collection services face ‘severe disruption’ Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/france-strike-transport-flight-airport-paris-macron-pension-a9232131.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The…

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Lufthansa strike: 700 flights cancelled stranding more that 4,000 passengers

Effects of 48 hour stoppage to continue into weekend Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/travel/news-and-advice/lufthansa-strike-cancel-flights-munich-frankfurt-heathrow-manchester-a9188691.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was…

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'Climate Strike' named official word of the year for 2019

‘Milkshaking’ also added to dictionary following politically motivated attacks on Nigel Farage and Tommy Robinson Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/word-of-the-year-climate-strike-collins-dictionary-a9188731.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared…

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Chicago teachers declare victory after 11-day strike

After 11 days, Chicago’s teacher’s strike is at an end, with the city agreeing to the majority of the union’s demands, including: higher pay, limits…

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Chicago School Support Staff Win Deal to End Strike

The Chicago teachers strike has entered its ninth day. Support staff won’t cross picket lines even after reaching a deal to end their strike, says…

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Italy strike: Hundreds of flights grounded by wave of worker walkouts

Tens of thousands of passengers are trying to find alternative departures Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/travel/news-and-advice/italy-strike-cancel-flight-alitalia-easyjet-british-airways-ryanair-a9170366.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The…

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UAW and GM Reach a Deal, But Will Autoworkers Support It?

Two former autoworker leaders examine how the militancy of rank and file union membership carried the current strike, how it could transform unions, and how…

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GM Strike Continues for Fourth Week Despite Hardship for Autoworkers

A UAW union member and truck worker from Flint discuss the challenges of dismantling the two-tiered GM employment system and how workers are holding firm…

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U.S. jobs are key issue as GM strike drags on

The United Auto Workers (UAW) strike against GM is now 24 days old, with the UAW’s chief bargainer telling members Tuesday evening that job security…

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Brazilian Students Take Protest to Next Level, Launch Strike Against Bolsonaro Education Cuts

Brazil’s far-right president Jair Bolsonaro has proposed privatization and immediate slashing of the public education budget. Students worried about the future of education in Brazil…

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