On #MayDay dozens of nurses and other frontline workers came out to show solidarity for Amazon workers facing life-threatening working conditions during an action in front of the Amazon Warehouse in Staten Island . This demonstration was just one example of how workers facing common struggles can come together to show their power and amplify their shared demands as the working class. #PPEOverProfit #ProtectAmazonWorkers
Luigi MorrisMay 5, 2020
Luigi is a freelance photographer, socialist journalist and videographer. He is an activist for immigrants' rights.
The workers of this prestigious and historic institution have petitioned the National Labor Relations Board for a union election.
Sarah Frankie SigmanJanuary 12, 2022
Following the unionization of one Starbucks store in Buffalo, NY, over half a dozen stores around the U.S. have filed with the National Labor Relations Board for elections of their own.
Rose LemlichJanuary 11, 2022
Workers tell Left Voice about safety measures at their workplace
Left VoiceJanuary 11, 2022
Workers at the recently-unionized Starbucks store in Buffalo, New York walked off the job last week, citing concerns over safety measures and staffing shortages. Against the backdrop of a ripple of Starbucks unionization drives in stores across the country and surging coronavirus cases, the Buffalo baristas’ collective action shows a path forward for workers to return to work on their own terms.
Madeleine FreemanJanuary 10, 2022
Eleanor Marx, the youngest daughter of Karl Marx and herself a socialist activist, was born on this day in 1855. A citizen of the world, she resonated with Shelley and Ibsen and participated in the main theoretical and political debates of her time.
Celeste MurilloJanuary 16, 2022
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson is in the midst of a growing political crisis after it became clear that he and his aides violated Covid-19 regulations by having parties. These parties are a slap in the face to the working people of Britain, who were banned from seeing their families while the Prime Minister drank with his cronies.
Ezra BrainJanuary 16, 2022
Sanctions against Mali have, predictably, helped legitimize the ruling military. It cannot be ruled out that international pressure on the military is working. But this success could become a “Pyrrhic victory.”
Philippe AlcoyJanuary 16, 2022
New York’s eviction moratorium expires today, and hundreds of thousands of households across the state are at risk of eviction. We cannot turn a blind eye to a single eviction, and we must demand rent cancellation and free public housing for all.
Emma LeeJanuary 15, 2022