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Celebrating the 80th Anniversary of the 1934 Minneapolis Strikes This year marks the 80th anniversary of one of the greatest labor revolts in U.S. history: the strikes of the Minneapolis Teamsters in 1934. Led by...

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Significant step forward in the struggle for a living wage for all Workers’ and Socialist Party (WASP) statement: The Workers’ and Socialist Party today hails the resolution of the five-month-long strike in the platinum sector...

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New Stage of the Class Struggle André Ferrari, LSR (CWI in Brazil) In the context of a wave of struggle and protests in the run-up to the World Cup, the São Paolo metro workers began a...

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Soma mine disaster deadliest in the country’s history On Tuesday 13, apparently faulty electrical equipment sparked a deadly explosion in a coal mine in Soma, western Turkey. The latest news report indicate that at least...

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Workers at Piston Automotive, a Jeep parts supplier in Toledo, OH, have won a resounding victory that will strike a chord with all workers struggling to organize their workplaces....

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André Ferrari (LSR, CIT-Brasil) After gathering more than two million people in demonstrations in 500 cities during the month of June, Brazil is experiencing a new phase of mobilization. The national day struggles on July...

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In a refreshingly straightforward style, Joe Burns argues persuasively that the cause of union decline is our inability to wage a successful strike. That is, one which shuts down production and compels the employer to...

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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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