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Building on our coverage from West Virginia and Oklahoma, two Socialist Alternative (SA) members from Los Angeles drove to Phoenix to learn about and participate in the Arizona teachers’ six-day strike that yielded $400 million...

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Una ventana se ha abierto poniendo en evidencia tanto a Amazon como a su billonario CEO Jeff Bezos, revelando aspectos nada edificantes sobre las prácticas de esta multinacional. En 2017, con unos beneficios de 5.600...

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Unions representing 53,000 workers are set to strike the University of California (UC) May 7-9 in the biggest strike the statewide university system has ever faced. After months of negotiations, management continues to demand unacceptably...

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As school teachers across the country continue to strike for better wages and more funding for public schools, graduate student workers are also rising up and walking out of their classrooms. On Monday, April 30,...

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Las huelgas combativas y las manifestaciones de masas de decenas de miles de profesores, estudiantes y de la población en general que apoyan la lucha, se han extendido, desde finales de febrero como una bola...

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After the historic West Virginia teachers strike that lasted nine days won a 5% raise for all public employees and a freeze to cuts in their health care, the teacher uprising has spread to Oklahoma,...

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Today, April 26, Arizona teachers have walked out in their thousands. Demanding a return to pre-recession education funding they are saying that a “20% [raise] is not enough.” Governor Ducey refuses to meet with walkout...

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Militant strikes and mass demonstrations of tens of thousands of teachers, students and community supporters have spread like a wildfire across the states of West Virginia, Kentucky, Arizona, and Oklahoma since the end of February...

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Originally posted on The Stranger. My workday starts on an unfinished floor with no windows, 40 stories up. I scan Seattle’s skyline, watching the endless headlights stream along I-5 and Highway 99. As the sun...

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In California over the course of the last month, 19,000 nurses working at facilities owned by medical giant Kaiser Permanente won a significant victory. Their new contract includes several important new provisions demanded by the...

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