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Historic Strike at The University of California Could Reshape the Terrain of Labor Struggles in Higher Education

Forty-eight thousand workers are on strike at the University of California — the largest higher-education strike in U.S. history. These young workers are demanding raises that allow them to afford rent and childcare in some of the most expensive locations in the country. A successful strike of this magnitude could fundamentally change the terrain of labor struggle in higher education, which has systematically exploited its most vulnerable workers.

Carolina Flores

November 18, 2022

DPD Must Not Be Given License to Kill: Justice for Porter Burks and All Mental Health Victims of Police Brutality and Aggression

Detroit Police have killed yet another Detroiter having a mental health crisis. We republish a statement from the BLM group Detroit Will Breathe.

Detroit Will Breathe

November 14, 2022

Canadian Education Workers Strike against Anti-Strike Law and Inflation — Labor Leaders Relent

55,000 education workers walked off the job in defiance of a bill that made striking illegal. Amid growing calls for a general strike, the labor leaders accepted a truce instead of relying on workers’ power in the streets.

Ben Marenlensky

November 8, 2022

Remembering Mike Davis

Of all the things I learned from Mike, perhaps the most important was that there is no domination without resistance; he always sought to identify the forces engaged in the struggle against exploitation and oppression and to join them.

Warren Montag

October 31, 2022

Biden’s Weed Pardon Won’t Release Anyone from Prison — and It’s a Ploy for Votes

Joe Biden says he is pardoning people the federal government convicted for marijuana use. But his action will not release any prisoners, and is meant to obscure the fact that his massive funding for police expansion is a counteroffensive against the 2020 Black Lives Matter uprising.

Daniel Werst

October 24, 2022

Undergraduate Worker Power: Barnard Resident Assistants File for Union Election

RAs at Barnard are joining a wave of undergraduate workers organizing across the country. They’re demanding better compensation, a manageable work schedule, and better communication from the administration.

Sam Heyne

October 23, 2022

Victory in Detroit Will Breathe Lawsuit Against the City of Detroit

The City of Detroit is ordered to pay over $1 million to protestors repressed by police in the wake of George Floyd's murder.

Detroit Will Breathe

October 16, 2022

The West Bank Is a Specially Oppressed Zone of Israel — Free All of Palestine

Six months of interminable Israeli raids reveal the real political status of the West Bank and the Zionist regime as a whole.

Daniel Werst

October 7, 2022

Femicide in South Korea: The State and Bosses Are Responsible

The recent murder of a woman who worked for Seoul Metro shows the dangers faced by women workers in Korea. The working class must organize against femicide and sexual harassment in the workplace.

Youngmi Lee

October 5, 2022