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‘Add Personal Story Here’: Starbucks Anti-Union One-on-Ones Fall Flat

A Starbucks Workers United member and shift supervisor describes how baristas are refusing to fall for the company's union-busting tactics.

Sara Mughal

April 22, 2022

Lebanon: a Country in Permanent Crisis

In recent years, Lebanon has been a hotbed for popular uprisings. The cause? A country that is shaped by capitalist crises and world imperialism.

Elia El Khazen

April 20, 2022

‘They’re Playing Really Dirty’: Amazon Lashes Back in Staten Island Warehouses

The unionization of the Staten Island warehouse shook Amazon. Now, the company is lashing back at other warehouses and ramping up its union-busting efforts.

Luis Feliz Leon

April 16, 2022

Why Was a Ukrainian Filmmaker Censured for ‘Denying the Russians’ Collective Responsibility?’

The Ukrainian Film Academy has expelled a director for saying he does not consider all Russian people enemies. Right-wing nationalism is not the solution to the invasion.

Daniel Werst

April 8, 2022

The Unbelievable Struggles of Queer Organizers Trying to Unionize an Ohio Starbucks

From rampant misgendering and denial of promised trans healthcare to hostile store management and callused corporate rebuffs, queer union organizers at one Cleveland Starbucks have their work cut out for them.

Mandy Shunnarah

April 7, 2022

Housing Activists Publish Statement Against Sweeps and Call Rally for Friday

Brooklyn Eviction Defense and Rent Refusers Network have put out a statement against the recent evictions of an unhoused encampment at Tompkins Square Park. They have called a Rally this Friday, April 8th to demand an immediate end to the sweeps and real housing for every unhoused person in NYC.

There is No ‘Green Transition’

It’s hard to take talk of a “green transition” seriously when both the total volume of emissions, and the rate of increase in concentrations of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere, continue to hit new highs.

James Plested

April 4, 2022

Staten Island Amazon Workers Pull into the Lead, While Bessemer Re-Vote Is Too Close to Call

New York Amazon warehouse workers are ahead by hundreds of votes in favor of forming a union, while in Alabama the election is too close to call. The efforts reflect the momentum for organizing within Amazon’s vast network of warehouses.

Luis Feliz Leon

April 1, 2022

Ukraine-Russia: Like an Economic Earthquake

The war in Ukraine will have damaging economic consequences across the world, and it's happening as the global economy is supposedly recovering from the pandemic slump.

Michael Roberts

March 25, 2022