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NYC fast food strikes

The fast food workers of New York, along with those in seven other cities, are on the move and demanding nothing less than to be treated as human beings on the job, not replaceable parts in a giant fast food industry machine. Continue reading

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BART workers face strike-breaking tactics

Several hundred rallied in support of Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) workers trying to negotiate a contract with a modest raise and no more takeaways. Continue reading

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Recreating Detroit

A different Detroit is struggling to be realized in the minds and hearts of its citizens: individuals (unrecognized thousands of whom routinely maintain nearby abandoned property) as well as organizations—from churches and small businesses to youth and athletic programs, block clubs and neighborhood associations, and social and environmental justice organizations. Continue reading

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Workshop Talks: Capitalism trashes union democracy

From the new July-August 2012 issue of News & Letters: Workshop Talks Capitalism trashes union democracy by Htun Lin The “Great Recession” we’re living in will continue so long as we accept that there is no alternative to capitalism. It … Continue reading

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Trade unionism and revolutionary syndicalism

From the new July-August 2012 issue of News & Letters: Discussion article Trade unionism and revolutionary syndicalism by Michael Gilbert The theory and practice of how to organize workers to take power into their own hands and fight for a … Continue reading

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Remembering Margaret Ellingham on International Women’s Day

How our friends at Criticism &c. observed International Women’s Day: For International Women’s Day 2012: Margaret Ellingham, An American Marxist in Italy

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Speakout for the 99%

From the January-February 2012 issue of News & Letters: Speakout for the 99% Chicago—Dozens of activists from Occupy Chicago, Jobs with Justice, the Jane Addams Senior Caucus, Iraq Veterans Against the War, News and Letters Committees and other groups rallied … Continue reading

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