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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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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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The Wisconsin battle has gripped the nation. In a matter of days working people, in both the public and private sectors, along with many unemployed and students, rose up to challenge Walker’s attempt to cripple...

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Saturday, February 26 saw the largest demonstrations yet in Madison, Wisconsin. The fight against Gov. Walker’s bill to effectively eliminate collective bargaining for public sector workers saw over 70,000 public and private sector workers, their...

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