Biden’s NLRB Forces Alabama Coal Miners to Pay $13 Million in Damages for Strike
The NLRB is imposing a $13 million fine on the UMWA coal miners’ union over a protracted strike in central Alabama. Not just a fine, in fact, but monetary restitution to the company that the strikers are fighting. What explains this profoundly anti-labor decision?
Daniel WerstAugust 18, 2022
UPS Teamsters Take Up the Fight for Abortion Rights
The Supreme Court’s Dobbs ruling is ushering in a historic attack on women, people who could give birth and broader working class. But Teamsters are speaking out for reproductive rights and demanding our union take up this vital issue.
Thaddeus GreeneAugust 17, 2022
Refugees Are Being Stranded in NYC – Both Parties Are to Blame
Texas Governor Greg Abbott has been sending buses of refugees to New York City. As the refugee crisis worsens, the Left in the United States needs a clear strategy for solidarity.
Sam CarlinerAugust 15, 2022
A Critique of ‘Pedagogy of the Oppressed’
Recently a debate has been taking place inside the recently formed Revolutionary Socialist Organizing Project (RSOP), which centers around revolutionary organization, what methods are needed to politically develop the revolutionary vanguard and the broader working-class and oppressed masses, and other issues.
Kendall GregoryAugust 14, 2022
Democrats’ ‘Climate Bill’ Puts Polluters before People and the Planet
Congressional Democrats, supported by President Biden, just passed a major spending bill focused on climate change, health care, and taxes. But it’s no win for the climate or the working class.
Robert BelanoAugust 13, 2022
Dictating Rules from Below: The Re-Emergence of Workers’ Councils in Iran
Gianni Del Panta interviews Ida Nikou, a doctoral candidate in sociology at Stony Brook State University in New York. Her dissertation focuses on the labor movement in Iran and how the neoliberal turn has impacted workers' rights and living conditions.
Gianni Del PantaAugust 12, 2022
Starbucks Fires Joselyn Chuquillanqui in Retaliation for Union Organizing
Joselyn Chuquillanqui was fired after working at Starbucks for almost 7 years. She is just one of over 70 workers fired for organizing around the country as the company ramps up its union busting.
Luigi MorrisAugust 12, 2022
British Postal Workers Reject Below-Inflation Contract Offer and Announce Upcoming Strike
The union representing postal workers in Britain has announced four days of strikes in the coming weeks — the first such labor action since 2009.
La Izquierda Diario ArgentinaAugust 11, 2022
China and the U.S.: War Games in a Tense World
The visit to Taiwan by Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, has led to a new escalation in tensions between the United States and China. Beijing responded by launching missiles right under Taiwan’s nose — war games on the knife-edge.
Esteban MercatanteAugust 10, 2022