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Welcome to Striketober: Strike Wave Sweeps the U.S.

Posted on October 15, 2021 Welcome to Striketober: Strike Wave Sweeps the U.S. By Millie Phillips It’s so big, it now has a nickname: Striketober. Throughout the pandemic, increasing numbers of U.S. workers are saying we’ve had enough: enough of low wages and lousy benefits or no benefits at all, enough of sky-high housing costs, enough of precarious gig work, enough

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CALL TO SUPPORT FLOC CAMPAIGN IN NORTH CAROLINA

CALL TO SUPPORT FLOC CAMPAIGN IN NORTH CAROLINAFLOC President Baldemar Velasquez Addresses Labor FightbackNetwork Conference in Cleveland, Denounces Corporate Attacks onFLOC in North Carolina and Calls for Support to Boycott of R.J. Reynolds “Vuse” Electronic Cigarette Speaking at the opening night session of the Third National Labor Fightback Conference in Cleve-land, Ohio, on July 21, Baldemar Velasquez, president of the

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On the Aftermath of Charlottesville, Virginia

On the Aftermath of Charlottesville, Virginia As was widely reported, white nationalists gathered on August 19 for a “Unite the Right” march in Charlottesville. The rally was organized in opposition to a plan by local officials to remove a statue of Robert E. Lee, the Confederacy’s top general, from Emancipation Park in Charlottesville. However, it is also clear that the

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All Out August 16 to Cancel NAFTA, Tear Down the Wall of Shame, and Support Farm Workers in San Quintin (Baja California, Mexico) and North Carolina!

All Out August 16 to Cancel NAFTA, Tear Down the Wall of Shame, and Support Farm Workers in San Quintin (Baja California, Mexico) and North Carolina! Dear Sisters and Brothers, At the Third Labor Fightback Conference held in Cleveland, Ohio, on July 21-23, the participants agreed to promote a multi-pronged campaign to Cancel NAFTA, Tear Down the Wall of Shame/No More Deportations,

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[LFN] U.S. Hands Off Venezuela!: Open Solidarity Letter to Venezuela’s Consul General in San Francisco

October 11, 2017 Attention:Antonio CorderoVenezuelan Consul General in San Francisco1700 California Street, Suite 420San Francisco, CA 94108(Email: ven.sanfrancisco@gmail.com) Dear Consul General Cordero, On October 7, labor and antiwar activists from across the San Francisco Bay Area came together at a “U.S. Out Now!” public forum that was sponsored by the United National Antiwar Coalition (UNAC) and held at the Niebyl Proctor

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LFN all to action: Bay Area antiwar planning meeting

Bay Area antiwar planning meeting on Monday, February 12, 7-9 pm at the Niebyl Proctor Library, 6501 Telegraph Ave., Oakland The sole objective of the meeting is to constitute a new Bay Area coalition for the purpose of organizing a Bay Area April 14 or April 15 regional antiwar mobilization, as part of coordinated national actions on those days. (See all the details below.) Please make every

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[LFN] Join us in Supporting the National Assembly for Black Liberation (May 18-20, 2018)

[LFN] Join us in Supporting the National Assembly for Black Liberation (May 18-20, 2018) National Assembly for Black Liberation – May 18-20, 2018Black people are fighting against oppression and injustice on every battlefront, but the Black liberation movement is still fragmented in various alignments whose programs and demands have much in common.The unity of these organizations and alignments would represent

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Alameda Labor Council Resolution: Endorse and Support the April 15 End-the-Wars march and rally in Oakland

Alameda Labor Council Resolution: Endorse and Support the April 15 End-the-Wars march and rally in Oakland (adopted unanimously by delegates on April 9, 2018) Whereas, the war in Afghanistan and Pakistan has gone on for sixteen years, the war in Iraq for fifteen years, and the U.S. is also engaged in military conflicts in Syria, Yemen, Libya, Somalia, South Sudan, Niger, Mali,

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