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From Buenos Aires to NYC, ‘the Working Class is One and has No Borders!’

On Thursday, August 27, activists and left militants of New York City gathered at the Brooklyn Commons to have a conversation with the workers of MadyGraf, Buenos Aires. The factory was taken over a year ago and has been operating under worker control ever since.

Juan C

September 1, 2015

Victory in the fight for $15 in New York

An advisory board has recommended that New York State raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour for fast-food workers. The national movement for $15 has recently won important fights in some cities and gained nationwide momentum. However there remain some important unresolved questions about the potential of this movement.

Juan C

July 28, 2015

New York Nurses’ Union Settlement Deters Strike

The New York State Nurses’ Association (NYSNA) has shaken hands temporarily with the NYC Hospital Alliance, curtailing a city-wide strike authorized almost a month ago by union members. The Hospital Alliance runs four of New York City’s largest privately-run hospitals, including Montefiore Medical Center, St. Luke’s, Mount Sinai, and New York-Presbyterian, employing upwards of 8,500 nurses.

Tre Kwon

June 30, 2015