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Discussion article: Voices from Occupy: West Coast port shutdowns and forms of labor struggle

From the new September-October 2012 issue of News & Letters: Discussion article Voices from Occupy: West Coast port shutdowns and forms of labor struggle by Javier, Advance the Struggle The defeat of International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) Local 21 … Continue reading

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Reactionary U.S. election shows capital’s contradictions

Lead article from the new September-October 2012 issue of News & Letters: Reactionary U.S. election shows capital’s contradictions by Ron Kelch “We built it!” roared the delegates at the Republican Party convention in Tampa. It was the perfect expression of … Continue reading

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Dockers, Occupy close Western ports

From the new January-February 2012 issue of News & Letters: Dockers, Occupy close Western ports Oakland, Calif.–Following a shutdown of the Oakland Port on Nov. 2, whose success took the port and city authorities by surprise, Occupy Oakland called another … Continue reading

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