Tag Archives: Jerry Brown

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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Women Worldwide, September-October 2013

Women Worldwide: Turkey anti-fundamentalist demonstrations; Egypt sexual violence; California in vitro fertilization; Saudi Arabia segregation. Continue reading

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I love LA, not job cuts

From the March-April 2011 issue of News & Letters: I love LA, not job cuts Los Angeles–On Feb. 14, Valentine’s Day, over 700 city workers gathered for one hour at City Hall under the theme “I love LA” to protest … Continue reading

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Protest Brown’s cuts

From the March-April 2011 issue of News & Letters: Protest Brown’s cuts Hundreds of low-income and unemployed people and people with disabilities marched through San Francisco on Feb. 28 wearing signs identifying services they would lose under Gov. Jerry Brown’s … Continue reading

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Workshop Talks: Losing nurses and patients for profit

From the Jan.-Feb. 2011 issue of News & Letters: Workshop Talks: Losing nurses and patients for profit by Htun Lin Recently, two nurses were killed on the job by patients at state healthcare facilities in California’s Bay Area. Contrary to management’s … Continue reading

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