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Fifteen charter schools in Chicago are making history with the first major charter school strike in the U.S. Coming after the massive #RedforEd strike movement that swept the country from West Virginia to Arizona earlier...

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Speech given by Seattle City Councilmember and member of Socialist Alternative Kshama Sawant on November 13th, 2018 just before the Council voted 8-1 to approve the Seattle Police Officers Guild Contract I will be voting...

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Since the 1980s unions have been almost constantly on the defensive, facing a relentless neoliberal offensive by the bosses. Despite some spectacular rearguard struggles, the trend has been toward defeated strikes and a retreat by...

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Hunger strike by young detainees • Solidarity protests needed chinaworker.info reporters In the final week of August the CCP (‘Communist’ Party) dictatorship launched a nationally coordinated crackdown against left youth activists and workers fighting for...

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Police repression against workers at Shenzhen factory who are campaigning to set up a democratic trade union chinaworker.info reporters On 11 August, Shen Mengyu, well-known as a Maoist and worker activist, was seized while eating dinner with...

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João Félix, Cardiff West Socialist Party and CWI Portugal Portuguese dockers took strike action across all ports on Friday 27 July. They are fighting against widespread persecution and union busting in Portuguese ports, especially in...

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As dynamic teacher strikes in the South are demonstrating the power of workers when organized into a determined struggle, it’s a good time to explore important questions about the strength and capacity of the working...

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Thousands of teachers and students flooded the Kentucky State Capital on Monday, April 2, to oppose vicious Republican-backed cuts to pension programs and the threat of cuts to education funding. The majority of counties were...

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Michelle Sola, member of Boston Socialist Alternative, is helping lead a union drive at The Arc in Westwood, MA, a day program for adults with developmental disabilities, where workers recently voted 58% to join AFSCME....

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Glenn Kelly, Socialist Party (CWI in England & Wales) Industrial Organiser With one in four of all full time workers working over 40 hours a week in the UK, the notion of a proper “work...

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