Tag Archives: Service Employees International Union

Legislators let us down

People shared stories about their experiences with Medicaid, the minimum wage, disability rights, and talked about the importance of seeing the human side of issues. The only things the legislators would say was that “revenues were the problem.” Continue reading

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BART workers forced to strike

From the November-December 2013 issue of News & Letters: BART workers forced to strike Oakland, Cal.—“One day longer, one day stronger!” shouted a transit worker to kick off a noon rally on Oct. 18 at Oakland’s Lake Merritt BART (Bay … 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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Workshop Talks: Just who are the makers and takers?

From the new November-December 2012 issue of News & Letters Workshop Talks Just who are the makers and takers by Htun Lin The unparalleled billions of dollars spent in the 2012 elections, in the midst of the Great Recession, drowned … Continue reading

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Chinese model is not workers’

From the new March-April 2012 issue of News & Letters: Workshop Talks Chinese model is not workers’ by Htun Lin As I watched the news of a state visit by the designated next President of the People’s Republic of China, … Continue reading

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March-April 2012 News & Letters is online

The March-April 2012 issue of News & Letters is now online. News & Letters, Vol. 57, No. 2 March-April 2012 You may view this issue of News & Letters in pdf form here Lead Syrian revolution fights Assad’s genocide, world powers watch … 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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