Tag Archives: class

Justice still overdue for 29 murdered coal miners

From the March-April 2012 issue of News & Letters: Justice still overdue for 29 murdered coal miners Detroit—A new break in late February signaled a giant step forward in the prosecution of officials at the Upper Big Branch coal mine … Continue reading

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Class enemies in union clothing

From the November-December 2011 issue of News & Letters: Workshop Talks Class enemies in union clothing by Htun Lin The spreading Occupy Wall Street (OWS) movement has gripped the attention of the country. Some signs in these tent cities say … Continue reading

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What UAW workers must take back

From the July-August 2011 issue of News & Letters: What UAW workers must take back Detroit–Many challenges face the rank-and-file auto workers as the stage is being set for auto contract negotiations in July. Their future is not promising, despite … Continue reading

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California’s real history

From the new issue of NEWS & LETTERS, May-June 2011: California’s real history Rulers & Rebels: A People’s History of Early California, 1769-1901 by Laurence H. Shoup. Laurence H. Shoup presents the history of California from the European incursion of Native … Continue reading

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Remember Ssangyong

From the new issue of NEWS & LETTERS, May-June 2011: Remember Ssangyong It has been two years since the management of Ssangyong Motor Company in Pyongtaek, South Korea, announced layoffs of 1,000 workers. Shortly thereafter, those workers occupied their plant … Continue reading

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Workshop Talks: Air safety pinned on isolated controllers

From the new issue of NEWS & LETTERS, May-June 2011: Workshop Talks: Air safety pinned on isolated controllers by Htun Lin Threatening to fire every air traffic controller who has been “sleeping on the job,” Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood … Continue reading

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Militant labor and corporate attacks

From the new issue of NEWS & LETTERS, May-June 2011: Militant labor and corporate attacks Detroit–A new militant spirit in labor is now coming into play, sparked by the militant struggle against the onslaught of Wisconsin unionized public workers. This … Continue reading

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