Tag: Labor Movement

Amazon workers stand in high-visibility jackets getting ready to vote to join the union.

If You Marched in Black Lives Matter, Support Unionizing Amazon

Black Amazon workers in Bessemer, Alabama were inspired by last summer’s anti-racist uprising to fight for a union. They need active support and solidarity from every single person who fights for a world where Black Lives Matter.

The Fortunate Marxist: Ernie Tate (1934-2021)

Ernie Tate (1934-2021) was a long-standing supporter and leading member of Trotskyist groups in Canada and the United Kingdom and a founder of the International Marxist Group and Vietnam Solidarity Campaign in Britain.

The photograph shows Chicago mayor Lori Lightfoot wearing a mask with the hashtag Stay at Home.

Mayor Lori Lightfoot: No Friend of Chicago Teachers

After reaching an agreement with the Chicago Teachers Union for an improved but insufficient reopening plan, Mayor Lori Lightfoot has shown her true colors when it comes to the labor movement and democratizing Chicago Public Schools.

In Myanmar, Workers Are On the Front Lines of the Fight Against the Military Coup

For over two weeks, the working class, along with other popular sectors in Myanmar, have been organizing militant protests against the military coup that ousted the elected government of Daw Aung San Suu Kyi. Here, we present an interview with Stephen Campbell, an expert on the labor movement in Myanmar and Thailand.

Unions in the Biden Era

The Capitol riot showed the threat of an emboldened Far Right. At the same time, however, it allowed Joe Biden’s new government to present itself as a “defender of democracy.” It is urgent for the working class to fight not only against the Right, but also against Biden’s neoliberal and racist policies, and unions will be a key part of that struggle. 

Chicago Teachers Reach Tentative Agreement to Reopen Schools

On Tuesday, Chicago teachers narrowly voted to approve a proposal from the CPS that would have them return to their classrooms over the next several weeks. Though much better than the original reopening plan, even the union leadership admits it is imperfect. A real victory can only come from the organized rank and file. 

Amazon workers stand in high-visibility jackets getting ready to vote to join the union.

If You Marched in Black Lives Matter, Support Unionizing Amazon

Black Amazon workers in Bessemer, Alabama were inspired by last summer’s anti-racist uprising to fight for a union. They need active support and solidarity from every single person who fights for a world where Black Lives Matter.

The Fortunate Marxist: Ernie Tate (1934-2021)

Ernie Tate (1934-2021) was a long-standing supporter and leading member of Trotskyist groups in Canada and the United Kingdom and a founder of the International Marxist Group and Vietnam Solidarity Campaign in Britain.

The photograph shows Chicago mayor Lori Lightfoot wearing a mask with the hashtag Stay at Home.

Mayor Lori Lightfoot: No Friend of Chicago Teachers

After reaching an agreement with the Chicago Teachers Union for an improved but insufficient reopening plan, Mayor Lori Lightfoot has shown her true colors when it comes to the labor movement and democratizing Chicago Public Schools.

In Myanmar, Workers Are On the Front Lines of the Fight Against the Military Coup

For over two weeks, the working class, along with other popular sectors in Myanmar, have been organizing militant protests against the military coup that ousted the elected government of Daw Aung San Suu Kyi. Here, we present an interview with Stephen Campbell, an expert on the labor movement in Myanmar and Thailand.

Unions in the Biden Era

The Capitol riot showed the threat of an emboldened Far Right. At the same time, however, it allowed Joe Biden’s new government to present itself as a “defender of democracy.” It is urgent for the working class to fight not only against the Right, but also against Biden’s neoliberal and racist policies, and unions will be a key part of that struggle. 

Chicago Teachers Reach Tentative Agreement to Reopen Schools

On Tuesday, Chicago teachers narrowly voted to approve a proposal from the CPS that would have them return to their classrooms over the next several weeks. Though much better than the original reopening plan, even the union leadership admits it is imperfect. A real victory can only come from the organized rank and file.