NYC Nurses’ Strike Looms Large
Denouncing backbreaking conditions that put patients at risk, 97% of nurses in four New York City hospitals vote to authorize a strike.
Madeleine FreemanMarch 5, 2019
NYC Nurses Picket Mega-Hospitals for Safe Staffing
Nurses across the city gear up for a major strike authorization vote.
Kyu NamFebruary 13, 2019
“It is Bread We Fight For, But We Fight for Roses Too”: The Lawrence Textile Strike
Today the Bread and Roses strike began in the city of Lawrence in 1912 when women textile workers fought their bosses and won.
Tatiana CozzarelliJanuary 11, 2019
The Emerging Potentials of France’s “Yellow Vest” Movement
Who are the “yellow vest” protesters? What are their demands? What role should the workers’ movement and the far left play in their uprising?
Daniela CobetDecember 3, 2018
Campaign for the Release of Student-worker Activists in China Takes off
In recent years, the Chinese government has ramped up repression against union activists and students organizing in universities. The last episode has been the arrest in May of this year of 29 activists demanding the right to form a union at the Jasic Technology factory in Shenzhen.
Left VoiceNovember 13, 2018
Burns, Broken Fingers and Low Wages: Building the LA Rams Stadium in Mexico
The Los Angeles Rams will soon have a new $4 billion football stadium, which will host the Super Bowl in 2020 and the Olympic Games in 2028. Parts of the stadium are being built some 1,240 miles away in the town of Salto, in the Mexican state of Jalisco.
Octavio MesaAugust 15, 2018
Disney Workers Win Battle for Increased Starting Wage
After months of struggle, 10,000 Disney workers in California won a $15 an hour starting wage and improved working conditions.
Left VoiceAugust 10, 2018