Category Archives: LFN Statements

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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The Anti-Trump Resistance and the Democratic Party

The Anti-Trump Resistance and the Democratic Party By the Steering Committee of the Labor Fightback Network It would be surprising if anyone who believes in peace, justice, economic equality, and environmental protection did not feel white-hot anger at the policies and pronouncements of President Donald John Trump. He is not only a racist, sexist, labor-hating, war-mongering reactionary. He is also

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Centennial Commemoration  of Eugene V. Debs Held in Cleveland, Ohio, on October 5-6: A DossieR

Centennial Commemoration  of Eugene V. Debs Held in Cleveland, Ohio, on October 5-6: A Dossier By DON BRYANT In May 1918, Congress expanded the Espionage Act of 1917 to include prohibitions on speech. The amendments, known commonly as the Sedition Act, forbade “disloyal, profane, scurrilous, or abusive language” about the U.S. government, its flag, or armed forces. Within one month

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Hands Off Venezuela US Labor Against the War Statement on US Intervention in Venezuela, January 27, 2019

Hands Off Venezuela US Labor Against the War Statement on US Intervention in Venezuela, January 27, 2019US Labor Against the War opposes the Trump Administration intervention in the internal affairs of Venezuela.The US has no legitimate claim to intervene in the internal affairs of other countries, to take sides in internal political disputes, or to undermine governments elected by the

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“Break the Grip of the Two-Party System”  Cleveland Conference – December 7, 2019

“Break the Grip of the Two-Party System” Cleveland Conference – December 7, 2019 By Labor Fightback Network The people of the United States deserve better than what two-party politics has delivered on the important issues — jobs, healthcare, equal justice, peace and the environment. In fact, large numbers of people are ready to move toward independent politics. According to a recent

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Three of the Presentations to the Independent Politics Panel at the Dec. 7, 2019 Cleveland “Break the Grip” Conference

Three of the Presentations to the Independent Politics Panel at the Dec. 7 Cleveland “Break the Grip” ConferenceNnamdi Lumumba, Convener, Ujima People’s Progress Party(excerpts) All political parties represent contending classes in society. Political parties are never devoid of class ideas and values; they are all based on class assumptions. In the United States, we are governed by a capitalist duopoly —

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The Immigrant Community after Obama’s First Term: From Record Deportations to Deferred Action, With Raids and Deportations Happening at Both the Federal and State Levels

The Immigrant Community after Obama’s First Term: From Record Deportations to Deferred Action, With Raids and Deportations Happening at Both the Federal and State Levels As a result of the Supreme Court’s decision on Arizona’s anti-immigrant laws, the announcement by President Obama that qualifying immigrants will not be deported for at least for two years — though there is no

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EMERGENCY LABOR NETWORK

EMERGENCY LABOR NETWORK Jobs * Social Security * Labor Rights Medicare and Medicaid * Peace and Justice emergencylabor@aol.com http://www.laborfightback.org ———- [please excuse duplicate postings, please distribute widely] The hype is on again in the press that recovery is around the corner. Last month’s jobs numbers are cited as the latest proof of recovery. The economic data puffery will no doubt

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