United States

New York Nurses’ Union Settlement Deters Strike

The New York State Nurses’ Association (NYSNA) has shaken hands temporarily with the NYC Hospital Alliance, curtailing a city-wide strike authorized almost a month ago by union members. The Hospital Alliance runs four of New York City’s largest privately-run hospitals, including Montefiore Medical Center, St. Luke’s, Mount Sinai, and New York-Presbyterian, employing upwards of 8,500 nurses.

Donald Trump: the wall of racial hatred

Like a bad imitation of Pinky and the Brain, who every night says
“Let’s try to take over the world”, Trump announced he is seeking the Republican party’s nomination for the upcoming presidential race.

The Charleston Massacre and the Uses of White Supremacy

The cold-blooded murder of nine black women and men in a Charleston church by the white supremacist Dylann Roof was one of the most horrific single acts of racist violence carried out in the U.S. in the past century.

Activism in Baltimore in conversation with MadyGraf Workers

The workers of the MadyGraf factory recently gave a live video presentation for the public at Red Emma’s Coffee Shop. During the event, a fruitful exchange took place between the Buenos Aires-based workers and the Baltimore audience.

The Struggle for Justice in Cleveland Continues

Tamir Rice, Tanisha Anderson, Timothy Russell, and Malissa Williams, alongside countless others are the names currently on the minds of activists, students, and community members in Cleveland. Their fight against the abuses by the Cleveland Division of Police places them on one of the key fronts of a nationwide fight for justice.