AT&T Workers Fire Warning Shot Against the Company
Earlier this week, 17,000 AT&T workers in Nevada and California went on a one day strike against the company for unfair labor conditions.
Abby NathansonMarch 25, 2017
Towards a General Strike? Massive Brazilian Work Stoppages on March 15
On the afternoon on March 15th, all major Brazilian cities were shaken by major protests against proposed cuts to retirement benefits and a loosening of labor regulations. The day began with workers from various sectors, namely transit workers and teachers, uniting in a massive work stoppage around the country.
Victor MariuttiMarch 17, 2017
Argentina: Massive Teacher’s March on Eighth Day of Strike
The teachers' strikes were sparked after unions and local governments failed to reach an agreement on salary negotiations. Each year, teachers’ salaries are renegotiated, allowing their income to match inflation.
Sara JayneMarch 17, 2017
Swedish dockworkers do battle with APM Terminals
Swedish dockworkers in the port of Gothenburg are in the midst of a long-running dispute with APM Terminals (APMT). This dispute between members of the Swedish Dockworkers’ Union (SDU) and APMT has seen the union’s right to represent its own members targeted and Swedish labor laws ignored by the company. APMT is now threatening to lay off as many as one hundred dockworkers.
Sean RobertsonFebruary 23, 2017
Swedish Dockworkers’ Union: Born Fighting Bosses and Bureaucrats
The Swedish Dockworkers’ Union (SDU), or Svenska Hamnarbetarförbundet (HAMN) in Swedish, has been shaped by decades of rank and file dockworkers’ rebellion, bureaucratic expulsions from a general transport union and a long history of international solidarity.
Sean RobertsonFebruary 22, 2017
General Strike: How the Working Class Takes Control
Since the Women’s March brought millions into the streets the Saturday after inauguration, there has been a rising clamor on social media for a ‘general strike’ against the Trump administration.
Jack RuskFebruary 9, 2017
Towards a New Socialist Party
Continuing a series of articles on US politics and the left, guest contributors Hart Eagleburger and Jack Rusk argue that steps should be taken towards forming a new socialist party, given the opportunity of the present moment, which will grow out of real struggles of the working class.
Hart EagleburgerJanuary 25, 2017