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Hannah Swoboda

European Farmer Protests Shake The Political Establishment

Farmer protests have raged across Europe since last December, capturing headlines as farmers have descended onto Brussels in thousands of tractors, sprayed liquid manure...

The Legacy of the Zapatistas

Thirty years ago, on January 1, 1994, the Zapatista Army of National Liberation (EZLN) captured international attention. Masked in balaclavas and demanding rights for...

Workers Strike Back: On the Ground of a Historic Moment for...

By Hannah Swoboda, Workers Strike Back Last Wednesday, Workers Strike Back joined tens of thousands of unionized Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) workers at...

Stand with Kshama Sawant – Defend the Right to Protest!

On April 1, in a major development in the recall effort against Seattle City Councilmember and Socialist Alternative member Kshama Sawant, the Washington Supreme...

Bold Resurgence in the Mexican Labor Movement

On January 24, forty-five factories in Matamoros, Mexico, a city in the “maquiladora” free trade zone near the border with Texas, went on strike,...