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Public sector strike and soldiers’ mutiny expose reality behind “economic growth” Militant Côte d’Ivoire (CWI group in Côte d’Ivoire) Côte d’Ivoire is currently going through a period of heavy social turmoil. The year had started...

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George Martin Fell Brown, Madison, WI Five years ago, the city of Madison, Wisconsin became the setting for the U.S. labor movement’s biggest battle  in nearly twenty years, as hundreds of thousands took to the street...

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A Quebec coalition of public-sector unions marching in early October 2015. (Peter McCabe/Canadian Press)

Quebec Public Sector Strike

December 17, 2015

Martin Coiteux, the president of the Treasury Council of Quebec, declared last November 18: “We [the government and the Common Front movement] are light years apart in our understanding”. Less than a week later, Coiteux...

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  For a Mass Mobilization to Stop This Attack and Rebuild Labor! In late June, while millions celebrated the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling on marriage equality, the Court also agreed to hear Friedrichs v. California...

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By Teddy Shibabaw, Madison, Wisconsin Tuesday, June 14, 2011 is a date that will live in infamy. The Wisconsin State Supreme Court handed Governor Walker and his corporate backers a historic victory. Legal challenges to...

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By George Martin Fell Brown, Madison, WI, TAA (AFT Local 3220) As Justice goes to print, signs are developing of a resurgent movement in Wisconsin. Demonstrations are increasing. Protesters are camping out at the Capitol....

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The movement to recall Walker and his Republican goons is gaining momentum. Hundreds of thousands of workers and young people are looking towards the recall to strike back and teach corporate politicians a well-deserved lesson....

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Q: What is a strike?  A: A strike occurs when workers collectively refuse to do their jobs due to some grievance against an employer or government. Strikes hurt the corporations where it matters most: in...

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MADISON, WI – Last Saturday saw the largest rally yet in Madison, Wisconsin. Anywhere from 150,000 to 200,000 marched and rallied with their picket signs, chanting their implacable opposition to Governor Walker’s anti-worker agenda. “This...

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On March 9, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker and the Republican Senate used an illegal maneuver to push threw his anti-union bill without the return of the fourteen Senate Democrats. Already it has provoked a massive...

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