The Strike Is Our Most Powerful Weapon, We Need to Use It against the Police!
Workers have the opportunity and ability to shut down the system. This is why Democrats, Republicans, and even the Squad broke the strike of the railroad workers. If we use our workplaces as organizing tools against racism and police murder, we can build the power to take control and shut them down!
Julia WallaceFebruary 3, 2023
Dispatches from the Picket Lines: All Out for the Temple Graduate Workers Strike
A Temple faculty member reports.
Jason KoslowskiFebruary 3, 2023
British ‘Mega Strike’: Half a Million Workers Bring UK to a Halt and Protest Government
Over half a million workers in the UK went on strike on February 1 to protest the Conservative government and demand higher wages.
Diego SacchiFebruary 2, 2023
New York Nurses’ Strike Shows the Way Forward for Labor
Over 7,000 nurses struck at New York hospitals for three days, winning important partial gains. Despite attempts to avert the strike by the hospital bosses, Democratic Party politicians, and elements within the leadership of the New York State Nurses Association (NYSNA), the bargaining committees of two major hospitals held strong.
Thaddeus GreeneFebruary 2, 2023
Higher Ed Strike Fever: This Morning, Temple’s Grad Students Walked off the Job
TUGSA, organizing Temple University’s graduate students, walked out on strike this morning. Winning will take bottom-up organizing from Temple’s unions and undergraduates, shoulder to shoulder with TUGSA on the pickets.
Jason KoslowskiJanuary 31, 2023
The Higher Ed Labor Movement Runs Full Speed Ahead into 2023
Just thirteen days into the new year, a new set of strikes are already brewing in the higher education labor movement.
Olivia WoodJanuary 13, 2023
The Congressional Vote to Quash the Rail Strike Shows That We Need a Party of Our Own
The congressional intervention to bust a possible railroad strike with the complicity of the progressive wing of the Democratic Party was a blow to the labor movement as a whole and a wake-up call for the socialist Left in America. Indignation and denunciation are not enough. It is fundamental to break with the Democratic Party and build a party of the working class and for the working class that genuinely fights for socialism.
Jimena VergaraDecember 22, 2022
Are You a Public School Teacher in a State That Bans Collective Bargaining? This Article Is for You.
In states where public sector collective bargaining is banned, the path to a union and a contract is harder, but not impossible. A worker from one of these states explains why.
Olivia WoodDecember 16, 2022
Theatre Row Workers Unanimously Demand Voluntary Recognition of their New Union: Theatre Shop Union
Workers at Theatre Row in New York submitted a unanimous card campaign to the board of their parent organization, Building for the Arts, demanding voluntary recognition of their new union.
Left VoiceDecember 13, 2022