Something Big Is Stirring: Report from the 2022 Labor Notes Conference:
This year’s Labor Notes conference was massive. Four thousand of the most active union activists gathered in Chicago, often pushing the discussions well to the left. We caught sight of something important — possibly something powerful — stirring inside the labor movement. Let’s help it grow.
Jason KoslowskiJune 25, 2022
We Need Socialist Feminism. Join Bread & Roses
Faced with reactionary attacks from the Right and increasing economic and political crisis, we urgently need a feminism that fights for all the oppressed and exploited. We need a feminism that harnesses our power as those who make society run to fight for a better future. We need socialist feminism. Join Left Voice in building Bread & Roses today.
Left VoiceJune 24, 2022
The Unionization Wave Continues: Workers In Maine Have Organized the First Chipotle Store in the Country
Workers at an Augusta, Maine Chipotle have formed an independent union: Chipotle United. This is a clear indication that the unionization wave that started with Starbucks and Amazon is only growing stronger.
James Dennis HoffJune 22, 2022
United Kingdom: Is a Summer of Discontent on the Horizon?
Workers in the UK are bearing the brunt of the government’s response to rising inflation and slow economic growth. But they’re fighting back, with many talking about a “summer of discontent”.
Alejandra RíosJune 22, 2022
Roe Is About to be Overturned: Organize With Your Co-Workers to Fight for Abortion Rights
Roe v. Wade is about to be overturned, marking the biggest defeat of the feminist movement in the past 50 years. We need to organize in rank-and-file committees to mobilize for reproductive rights.
Tatiana CozzarelliJune 20, 2022
Labor Notes 2022: Which Way Forward for the Movement?
Thousands of labor activists and unionists from across the country, including several members of Left Voice, are gathering this weekend in Chicago to discuss the future of the labor movement. How can we make the most of the current wave of unionization in order to build a multi-racial working class fightback?
Left VoiceJune 17, 2022
#AllThatsLeftPod: What’s Behind the U.S. Unionization Wave?
In this episode, we discuss the basics of unions — what they are, why they're important, and how union elections work — and the factors that led to a rise in unionization efforts at Starbucks, Amazon, and other companies.
Left VoiceJune 16, 2022
Amazon’s Retaliation Against Worker Activists Must Be Defeated
In the last two months, at least five pro-union activist workers have been fired at the Staten Island Amazon warehouses. Yesterday, Pasquale Cioffi, a process assistant who played an important role in the union victory, was also fired.
Luigi MorrisJune 10, 2022
France’s Homosexual Front for Revolutionary Action Showed an Anti-Capitalist Perspective for Sexual Liberation
The Homosexual Front for Revolutionary Action was formed amid the massive protests in France in May 1968. The group’s anti-capitalist perspective for sexual liberation rings true today, especially during Pride month.
Pablo HerónJune 9, 2022