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3 years ago
Amazon workers strike in Germany, joining action in Spain and Poland

Thousands of workers will walk off the job on Tuesday at Amazon warehouses in Germany to demand better working conditions, joining colleagues in Spain and Poland in taking action that coincides with ... See more

3 years ago
ACTION: Protect DC residents and challenge criminalization and racism – Collective Action for Safe Spaces

The tools of gentrification are many. You know what to do.

ACTION: Protect DC residents and challenge criminalization and racism Jul 9, 2018 | Posted by Claire S. Gould | The DC City Council has two crucial emergency votes tomorrow that could protect or ... See more

3 years ago
Ohio Anti Racist Network

We’re going to go ahead and give a big thumbs down to that.

The fuck it is. Filming the police is a crucial accountability tactic.

Like and follow our page Ohio Anti Racist Network for the freshest news from Ohio and beyond.

3 years ago
Timeline Photos

As we head into July 4 let’s remember the only revolution from the 18th century that really matters.

C.L.R. James - The Black Jacobins: ... See more

3 years ago
A World Without Police

Occupation ongoing at Atlanta City Detention Center (Peachtree St. by Garnett station). Please bring tents, water, food and bodies. #abolishice #shutdownacdc #stopdeportations

3 years ago
Abolition: A Journal of Insurgent Politics

#CapitalismIsTheCrisis

"Even the $15 hourly wage touted by labor activists would not be enough to make housing affordable in the overwhelming majority of states, the coalition found. Nationally, ... See more

3 years ago

Between the innumerable horrific stories coming out about ICE, the supreme court decisions to uphold the muslim travel band while shredding public sector unions, and, here in the district, MPD ... See more

3 years ago
After Six Days, Portland’s ICE Blockade Is a City of More Than 80 Tents

Occupy ICE now includes a medic’s office and a commissary, barricaded by wooden pallets.

3 years ago
Food and Retail Workers United

"On June 9, Grassroots Campaigns, Inc, locked out their unionized employees in response to protected union activity requesting better training for new employees. While the lockout has since been ... See more

"On June 9, Grassroots Campaigns, Inc, locked out their unionized employees in response to protected union activity requesting better training for new employees. While the lockout has since been ... See more

3 years ago
Michelle

Calling all nonprofit workers! If you have thought about unionizing your workplace come out to this workshop. You will hear from unions that have been organizing nonprofit workers. Learn about the ... See more

3 years ago
One Fair Wage DC

It's time for real talk about #Initiative77 in DC. One Fair Wage is already working in seven states, including cities like San Francisco and Seattle. Take-home pay there is higher, people still tip ... See more

3 years ago
Jailhouse Lawyers Speak

Should there be disruptions in the streets of the u.s leading up to the national prisoners strike dates and throughout?! You damn straight. We thank all those already organizing just to make that ... See more

3 years ago
Timeline Photos

Tabling in SE at Juneteenth fesitivities. Beautiful day to celebrate freedom!

3 years ago
IU650 Locked Out–Urgent Phone Zap June 14

ACTION ALERT: PHONE ZAP TO SUPPORT LOCKED OUT IWW WORKERS

In support of locked out fellow workers in IU650 at Grassroots Campaigns, Inc. in Seattle, we are calling on all Wobblies and friends to ... See more

ACTION ALERT: PHONE ZAP TO SUPPORT LOCKED OUT IWW WORKERS In support of locked out fellow workers in IU650 at Grassroots Campaigns, Inc. in Seattle, we are calling on all Wobblies and friends to pa…

3 years ago
It's Going Down

Yet another Burgerville Workers Union organizer has been fired for a minor infraction, and the union has called for pickets on Friday against Burgerville. Support and solidarity needed!

3 years ago
Viewpoint: Unions Are Class Organizations, and Should Act Like It | Labor Notes

The debate over whether to give up exclusive representation is a distraction from what it takes to build power and maintain membership in a "right-to-work" state, Jonathan Kissam argues. UE Local ... See more

3 years ago
D.C. servers and bartenders say the tipped wage system isn’t working for them

They're worried about retaliation but want their voices to be heard.

3 years ago
Timeline Photos

Members of the DC IWW and DSA were out earlier this morning to show solidarity with workers who are having their right to unionize denied. The workers organizing with LiUNA are mostly immigrants with ... See more

3 years ago
“Save Our Tips,” the Campaign Against D.C.’s Minimum Wage Hike, Is Run by a Trump Consultant

“Disclosures show that the Save Our Tips campaign is managed in part by Lincoln Strategy Group, a company that did $600,000 worth of work in 2016 canvassing for the Trump presidential campaign. ... See more

By cloaking its opposition to the wage increase in lefty rhetoric, “Save Our Tips” hopes it can trick D.C. voters into taking down a progressive policy.

3 years ago
Rent strikes grow in popularity among tenants as gentrification drives up rents in cities like D.C.

Tenant organizers are watching a strike in Northwest Washington to see whether the tactic could be effective in other landlord-tenant disputes.

3 years ago
One Fair Wage DC

One Fair Wage is a key equity issue for all tipped workers, especially women, LGBTQ people and people of color. Watch our briefing with Saru Jayaraman, president of Restaurant Opportunities Centers ... See more

3 years ago
Restaurant Opportunities Center of Washington DC (ROC-DC)

In preparation for PRIDE, we are meeting at the National LGBTQ Task Force with partners to discuss how #1FairWage would benefit the LGBTQ community and workers. #BetterWagesBetterTips

3 years ago
Federal prosecutors lose another case in the #J20 witch-hunt

Another anti-Trump protester acquitted on six charges, and a mistrial on the seventh he faced.

3 years ago
Re-remembering the Mexican IWW

An article by J Pierce on the history of the Mexican IWW.

3 years ago
Burgerville Workers Union

Today's the day! After two long years, Burgerville workers are finally sitting down with corporate to negotiate a fair contract. We've fought hard to get to this point and we're excited to start this ... See more

3 years ago
UPS Has 260,000 Union Workers and They've Just Authorized a Strike

The strike, which would be the first at UPS since 1997, could begin after the contract expires at the end of July.

3 years ago
America may soon face its biggest labor strike in decades

Trouble looms as Teamsters union and United Parcel Service face Aug. 1 deadline on contract negotiations.

3 years ago
Pittsburgh IWW

When the Boss Gets Word of Organizing - Stage One

3 years ago
Defend J20 Resistance

Court update from Unicorn Riot. Drop the charges already! #DefendJ20 #J20

3 years ago
IWW

"The dialysis workers of Humboldt County are going IWW. Worsening working conditions at the only two dialysis clinics in the County, both owned by the German based company Fresenius, has culminated ... See more

Dialysis Workers in Humboldt County, CA go public!

3 years ago
Click here to support Stardust Family United

We are Stardust Family United. We are a union of workers at Ellen's Stardust Diner in NYC. After we went public last year, 31 singing servers were terminated in retaliation. We recently settled the ... See more

3 years ago
Perspective | Hey, D.C.: Reject the misleading signs and raise tipped workers’ wages

D.C.'s Initiative 77 — One Fair Wage for tipped workers — is a tried-and-true way to raise the pay of tipped workers, while pushing back on sexual harassment.

3 years ago
Washington Area Spark

Giving an earful to scabs entering C&P Telephone headquarters on 13th Street NW during the 1947 nationwide phone strike.

3 years ago
Appalachians Against Pipelines

Edit @3:55 pm: fern was released on her own recognizance with 4 misdemeanors. Donate to support her legal fees: bit.ly/supportmvpresistance

BREAKING UPDATE — fern has been evicted from the skypod ... See more

3 years ago
The Death of a Gig Worker

An SUV killed Pablo Avendano as he picked up jobs for the food-delivering app Caviar. Who is responsible?

3 years ago
Red Emma's Bookstore Coffeehouse

We’re moving!

We promised you a big announcement and here it is: after five amazing years on North Avenue, we’re expanding into the big, beautiful building at 1225 Cathedral Street - next door ... See more

3 years ago
Indigenous Life Movement

🌸Claudia Patrícia Gómez Gonzales🌸 a 20 year old traveling from Guatemala was shot and killed by US Customs and Border Protection agents on Wednesday at the Rio Bravo near Laredo, ... See more

3 years ago
Prosecution drops charges against core of anti-Trump protester defendants

#Breaking! #J20

The move suggests that the government is ready to give up on the cases.

3 years ago
Stealing From Workers Is a Crime. Why Don’t More Prosecutors See It That Way?

It’s time for prosecutors to shift their focus to protecting the millions of workers who are victimized by their bosses each year.

3 years ago
The NFL’s "take a knee" ban is flatly illegal

"Now that the owners have made it a workplace rule to stand during the anthem or stay in the locker room, any player who takes the field and takes a knee is protesting an employer rule. And that is ... See more

It violates labor law and, most likely, players’ free speech rights.

3 years ago

War is a Racket

3 years ago
Brian Tyler Cohen

Share to spread his shame.

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3 years ago
Shaun King

Spot on from Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor. Don’t say that what we’re seeing right now is un-American. It’s painfully American.

3 years ago
As US cities re-examine bail, Muslims launch a fund at Ramadan to pay it

(RNS) — Believers Bail Out aims to raise awareness about the injustices of the prison system by asking Muslims to give zakat to their incarcerated brothers and sisters in faith.

3 years ago
IWW Incarcerated Workers Organizing Committee

IWOC national convention kicks off!
Solidarity demonstration outside a Florida workcamp before breakfast.
Fists raised to all the prisoners in vans leaving to their ... See more

3 years ago
White House Cracks Down on Unions with Executive Orders

Workers are under attack.

President Trump issued a series of executive orders Friday that would streamline firing and could gut federal employee unions’ ability to represent workers.

3 years ago
Musk Stock-Option Tweet Violated U.S. Labor Law, UAW Alleges

The first #ULP based on a bosses tweet "the union alleges that the electric-car maker violated the National Labor Relations Act by threatening to take away employee stock options in retaliation for ... See more

The United Auto Workers is asking the federal labor board to investigate Tesla Inc. over a tweet by Elon Musk.

3 years ago

3 years ago
There Is Power in a Union

A new study overturns economic orthodoxy and shows that unions reduce inequality.

3 years ago
Service changes coming to D.C. Circulator, but new operations contract still pending

“Riders and drivers deserve to know for certain who is accountable when buses break down, when our members get disciplined for using sick leave. We want DDOT to bring the service in-house so we can ... See more

Service is being eliminated on routes with low ridership and redirected to more to popular destinations.

3 years ago

Getting caught up with the news back in D.C. and I've been reading a bit on Initiative 77. Didn't know if DC IWW has an official stance on it or not.

Hope you're all well!

3 years ago
Want Better Working Conditions in Restaurants? Build a Co-op

"Similar cooperatives have secured comparable benefits for staff. Whereas the state of Oregon’s minimum wage is $10.25 an hour, Blue Scorcher offers a flat wage of around $15 to $16 per hour ... See more

When employees make decisions and advocate for themselves, good things happen

3 years ago
Striking teachers burst neoliberals' fantasy in one amazing moment | Thomas Frank

For decades we have been told that the way to fix education is to fire people but teachers across the country have shown the power of solidarity

3 years ago
The Coming Collapse

"And so, to quote Vladimir Lenin, what must be done?

We must invest our energy in building parallel, popular institutions to protect ourselves and to pit power against power. These parallel ... See more

Every day the foundations of our institutions decay more, but American society is emotionally unable to grasp the mortal danger that approaches.

3 years ago
Supreme Court backs employers over workers in first of two major labor cases

Being an organized force of rank and file workers ready to defend ourselves with direct action will be a very crucial aspect of our movement building if we want to win because of rulings like ... See more

Employers bested workers in the first of two big labor rights cases heard by the Supreme Court this term. The justices ruled that employers have the right to insist that labor disputes get resolved ... See more

3 years ago
Steward's Corner: Legal Rights in a Contract Campaign | Labor Notes

Successful contract campaigns rely on wide participation. Creative and aggressive tactics can demonstrate members’ solidarity, resolve, and willingness to act. Cartoon: Nick Thorkelson

3 years ago
A matter of life or death: DC has highest maternal mortality rate in US

DC has one of the highest maternal mortality rates in the U.S. Research shows black women are a vunerable population.

3 years ago
The Perilous Gig Economy: Why Caviar Must Pay for Bike Courier’s Death

Image caption: A white banner hangs off a chain link fence on top of an overpass. It reads “THE GIG ECONOMY KILLED PABLO: REST IN POWER” By Mar Escalante Photo Credit: Mar Escalante On …

3 years ago
May 16 - NC Public Schools Day of Advocacy

NC Rep. Mark Brody says this is a photo of "union thugs". What do you think? #ItsPersonal #red4ed #redfored

3 years ago
NOVA l PBS

From Food and Retail Workers United:

"The Industrial Revolution also taught us that yes, new technology did indeed lead to an increased and varied number of jobs, producing a variety of different ... See more

Will robots take over the world? Most experts don’t think so. But what about taking our jobs?

This video features:

Pedro Domingos, professor and researcher in machine learning at the University ... See more

3 years ago
IWW

Happy Birthday Utah Phillips! Songwriter, folk singer, and IWW member!

3 years ago
Samuel

Next Labor Working Group meeting will be May 29th, We will be following up about the Democracy @ Work panel, an organizing workshop for non-profit workers, any updates from APWU, and explore the ... See more

3 years ago
Shaun King

Gaza is an open-air prison.

3 years ago
Burgerville Workers Union

Congratulations to everybody at Gladstone from the Hawthorne workers! Thanks for being an inspiration to us. We were so excited about your win we got our sign flipped upside down 😃

3 years ago
Millennials For Revolution

The system is the problem.

3 years ago
Southern Wobbly on Twitter

The IWW was one of several revolutionary labor unions (including the Spanish CNT, the Italian USI, the Argentine FORA, and the German FAU) that met in Parma, Italy, this weekend to discuss the ... See more

“The #newinternational of revolutionary unions was officially formed today as “International Confederation of Labor”. First official decision was to declare solidarity with all @defendj20 ... See more

3 years ago
Burgerville Workers Union

AND WE WIN AGAIN!

Today Burgerville workers once again voted overwhelmingly in favor of the BVWU, this time at the Gladstone location. This is the second NLRB election the BVWU has won in a month. ... See more

3 years ago
Organizer: Teacher rally will be 'something Raleigh has never seen' :: WRAL.com

So far, 21 school districts across North Carolina have canceled classes next Wednesday as anywhere from 10,000 to 15,000 teachers plan to march to the Legislative Building then rally on Bicentennial ... See more

3 years ago
Central NJ IWW General Defense Committee

To all carers/parents/chosen family this Mother's Day, regardless of gender or orientation:

3 years ago
Dozens of prisoners at Angola’s infamous farmwork penitentiary issued a list of demands after a Tuesday fight

A brief fight between two inmates and two Louisiana State Penitentiary guards spilled over into an ongoing prison strike Wednesday.

3 years ago
Cooperative Development Institute

Mark your calendars! We are hosting a screening of the documentary We the Owners on May 17 in Belfast, ME. After the film, a panel discussion featuring local worker-owned co-ops. All the info & ... See more

3 years ago
Toys "R" Us employees demand severance for 33,000

Laid-off workers are getting nothing, sparking pleas to lawmakers about how private equity owners operate

3 years ago
People Hate Amazon So Much They're Setting Their "Treasure Trucks" on Fire - It's Going Down

Officials say the cause is unknown, but the fire is not suspicious. –Philadelphia CBS Local Move over Mr. Burns. Jeff Bezos, now the richest men alive and the CEO of Amazon, has entered both the ... See more

3 years ago
Battle Escalates Within D.C. Restaurant Industry Over Tipped Minimum Wage Vote

If we can't abolish the wage system just yet, there can at atleast be one "fair" minimum wage + tips if patrons want to leave one. The bottom line is that restaurant OWNERS should be the ones ... See more

One side predicts peril for the D.C. restaurant industry. The other is fighting for justice for marginalized workers.

3 years ago
Burgerville Workers Union

Workers will gather tomorrow at the Gladstone Burgerville to vote for federal recognition. These people participated in our historic strike just a couple months ago, and their momentum is still going ... See more

3 years ago
Strike Breaks Out at Angola Prison As Momentum Builds for National Prison Strike - It's Going Down

On Tuesday, inmates took part in a work stoppage at the infamous Angola prison in Louisiana to decry prison slavery. Angola is known for iconic pictures of prisoners laboring on the former slave ... See more

3 years ago
Rustbelt Abolition Radio

Our April episode is out! In "On Carceral Capitalism" we speak with Jackie Wang about her recently released book. Listen to it via iTunes, Soundcloud, Google Play, or through our website: ... See more

3 years ago
Workers Just Organized the First Federally-Recognized Fast Food Union in the U.S.

Once again, congratulations to the Burgerville Workers Union for becoming the first federally-recognized fast food union in the US.

“This is a scrappy union with no staff, all the committees are ... See more

Working In These Times is dedicated to providing independent and incisive coverage of the labor movement and struggles for workers' rights.

3 years ago
Economic Update with Richard D. Wolff

Burgerville employees vote to unionize.

In our next episode Prof Wolff explains the right to bargain collectively, what obstacles still remain, and ultimately how our current system sets us up for ... See more

3 years ago
Freedom for J20 Defendants: Call to Action - It's Going Down

"The following is a call for not only a deep commitment to supporting the J20 Defendants, but participating in building revolutionary momentum which will see these charges dropped."

The following is a call for not only a deep commitment to supporting the J20 Defendants, but participating in building revolutionary momentum which will see these charges dropped.   We write this ... See more

3 years ago
Restaurant Opportunities Center of Washington DC (ROC-DC)

DC Restaurant Industry Colleagues: Have you heard about our #1FairWage campaign?

Check out our info session - participants will learn what the one fair wage campaign is and why this is a racial, ... See more

DC Restaurant Industry Colleagues: Have you heard about our #1FairWage campaign?

Check out our info session - participants will learn what the one fair wage campaign is and why this is a racial, ... See more

3 years ago
Trabajadores protestan contra las injusticias en la era de Trump

#DCMayDay en espanol!

En EE.UU., a pesar de no ser una fecha del calendario oficial de feriados, varias ciudades celebraron el Día Internacional de los Trabajadores con marchas y ...

3 years ago

Remember the Heroes of Haymarket. May they Rest in Power.

3 years ago
teleSUR English

🎵 There is power in a union! 🎵

Today on #InternationalWorkersDay #DíaInternacionaldelosTrabajadores we acknowledge why we should thank a Union and the Labor Movement.

3 years ago

Happy International Workers Day! #MayDay #May1 #WorkersOfTheWorldUnite

3 years ago
Fight for $15

Here's the truth about the danger of working in fast food https://fightfor15.org/burned/ #FightFor15 #WorkersMemorialDay

3 years ago
Don’t Like War? Then Don’t Work! Remembering When Dockworkers Shut Down the Ports on May Day

"The May Day 2008 anti-war walk-out was a clear reminder of the right and need of union members to be social activists."

3 years ago
SVRS

Thirty years ago, in March of 1988, Gallaudet University students organized a historical movement that led to appointments of Deaf presidents at the university, a flurry of legislative and social ... See more

3 years ago
The Stumptown Wobbly

Support workers of color organizing their shops!

3 years ago
Columbia Graduate Students Walk Out Over Union Fight

The strike, part of a long-running battle over unionization, comes at the busiest time of the school year, as the spring semester nears its end.

3 years ago
Notorious Landlord Sanford Capital Agrees to Exit D.C.

The owner of neglected rental properties settles with the District.

3 years ago
The protest songs that drove the Wobblies a century ago are still lighting fires

More than a century ago, Joe Hill wrote some of the most enduring anthems in the radical union’s Little Red Songbook—and today’s activists carry on that legacy of struggle through music.

3 years ago
Burgerville Sets Election Dates For 2nd Union Vote At Gladstone Store

“This is the right next move for us,” said Stefan Stackhouse, an employee at the Gladstone location. “People are ready to negotiate, they’re ready to be a part of history. They feel like ... See more

Workers at the Gladstone, Oregon, location will decide in May if they will be the second restaurant of the local fast food chain to unionize.

3 years ago
ProgressNow Arizona

This is what 75,000 people standing up for our schools and students looks like. Governor Ducey, can you hear us now? #RedforEd

3 years ago
New Eugene Debs Film Does the Socialist Proud - The Indypendent

“Years ago, I recognized my kinship with all living beings, and I made up my mind that I was not one bit better than the meanest on earth. I said then, and I say now, that while there is a lower ... See more

A charismatic and militant labor leader, five-time Socialist Party presidential candidate, class-war prisoner jailed by the ostensibly liberal Woodrow Wilson administration for opposing U.S entry ... See more

3 years ago
Graduate students host sit-in, secure meeting with administrators to discuss union

After an hour-long sit-in, graduate students will meet with Provost Forrest Maltzman Thursday afternoon to discuss unionization efforts.

3 years ago
Mid-Atlantic General Defense Committee

Hey folks!

This is just a reminder that today is the last day of the Atlanta IWW General Defense Committee 's phone zap of the DeKalb County School Board, to show solidarity with the 400 striking ... See more

3 years ago
Maryland Food Collective

The Maryland Food Collective has been a great resource and space for our union to host events and trainings, not to mention a great source of income for many of the worker-owners who are also members ... See more

Friends, customers, comrades -- we are still in danger of going out of business. We can solve the problems we've been having, but we need your help. More details at this link; please read and please ... See more

3 years ago
How The Corporate Response To The America's First Fast Food Union Totally Backfired

"Someone should check on Burgerville's buns, because it looks like their ass got burnt. Branch members at another Burgerville location are planning on organizing their own vote with the NLRB soon — ... See more

Next time a company wants to pat itself on the back for recognizing a union, they might want to steer clear of an easily-parodied video.

3 years ago
Milwaukee Teachers' Education Association

The Wobblies turned out a great group at yesterday's picket in support of MPS students and educators. Thank you for joining this fight! Solidarity!

Picket To Defend Our Schools

#fightforfunding

3 years ago
Unionism From Below: Interview with Burgerville Workers Union - Black Rose Anarchist Federation

It is important to recognize that the Burgerville Workers Union has made history by being the first formally recognized Union in the fast food industry.

How they did it is also important. Worker ... See more

Workers at Portland Bugerville launched a historic three-day strike and boycott campaign in February which points towards a militant and worker centered unionism for low wage workers. #PowerFromBelow

3 years ago
GWC-UAW on Twitter

“The workers united will never be defeated! #CUonStrike #WeAreWorkers #CUBargainNow”

3 years ago
Southeast Portland Burgerville Employees Vote to Become the Nation’s First Fast Food Union

IWW for the win! First Fast Food Union in the U.S.

Burgerville workers at the chain’s 92nd and Powell Street location just voted 18-4 to unionize. The store is now the only fast food union in the nation with formal recognition.

3 years ago
Mid-Atlantic General Defense Committee

ATTN Fellow Workers & Defenders:

The Atlanta IWW General Defense Committee has been working with the nearly 400 school bus drivers for Dekalb County, Georgia (near Atlanta), who have taken part in ... See more

3 years ago
In the NOW

The amazing story of the anti-capitalist eco-commune in France you've never heard of

3 years ago
Congratulations to a Unionized Harvard from Harvard Students & Alumni

Harvard alums: please sign this letter congratulating student workers at Harvard on their new union, and urging Harvard to fulfill its commitment to negotiate a meaningful contract with them.

Please join us in saying congratulations to Harvard University: The mark of a great institution is its sincere commitment to improve. Harvard is not a perfect institution, but we are extraordinarily ... See more

3 years ago
Burgerville Workers Union

Congrartulations Fellow Workers!

We won the election. We did it. We made history.

Today workers at 92nd and Powell overwhelmingly voted yes, making the Burgerville Workers Union the only formally recognized fast food union in the ... See more

3 years ago
Burgerville Workers Union

We won the election. We did it. We made history.

Today workers at 92nd and Powell overwhelmingly voted yes, making the Burgerville Workers Union the only formally recognized fast food union in the ... See more

3 years ago
Action Alert for IWW Prisoner! | IWW

Action Alert for IWW Prisoner! 21st April 2018 IWW member Kevan has been kept in solitary confinement for over 8 years, a victim of injustice based on hearsay and ‘joint enterprise’ – convicted ... See more

3 years ago
Burgerville Workers Union

VOTING BEGAN TODAY. Workers at 92nd will finish hitting the ballot box tomorrow, and we expect results to be available soon afterward. One last reminder of what we're fighting for...

We're so close ... See more

3 years ago
libcom.org

Issue 7 of the excellent Workers Wild West, a local working-class paper produced by West London warehouse workers and distributed in front of local workplaces, job centres, housing estates.

3 years ago
Food and Retail Workers United

www.labornotes.org published a book/guide for workers who wish to lead the way, with their fellow workers, to a workplace that is organized in favor of the workers.

FRWU will share some of the ... See more

3 years ago
JetBlue flight attendants vote to unionize

JetBlue flight attendants vote to unionize, leaving Delta Air Lines as an outlier among major carriers.

3 years ago
Afrofuturist Anarchists of America

MAKE Kuwasi Balagoon memes

3 years ago
NowThis

Rest In Power!

Marielle Franco was a symbol of hope to many marginalized communities who have felt left out of politics for decades – here’s what led Marielle Franco to a life of activism in Brazil (via NowThis ... See more

3 years ago
Southerners On New Ground

SONG is bailing out Black mothers and caregivers to reunite Black families for Mother’s Day again!! Will you join us in this fight break them out of cages? Donate to SONG’s Give Out Day ... See more

3 years ago
Farmlands Fighting Pipelines

The people of Bent Mountain are fighting on familiar territory -- where they've grown up and built their lives. It's abounding with the meaning and stories of lifetimes. It has a pulse and that pulse ... See more

3 years ago
U.S., U.K. and France Launch Strikes Against Syria

There is at present no movement in the U.S. that can stop this crime (and all the others like it). It is essential that we build one.

President Donald Trump said airstrikes by the three nations targeted sites associated with Syria’s chemical-weapons capabilities, a reprisal for an attack last week that killed at least 43 ... See more

3 years ago
Click here to support Kentucky Teachers Strike Fund organized by DSA Cincy

Support Kentucky Teachers! Every day, our teachers work to secure the future of our children and of our commonwealth. However, Governor Matt Bevin and Kentucky Republicans are selling out the future ... See more

3 years ago
It's Going Down

"We implore you to do likewise – reject this call by the OEA to return to work, maintain the picket lines at home, and flood the capitol where possible. Pressure your lawmakers and union officials ... See more

3 years ago
West Virginia IWW

#UPDATE: Oklahoma Education Association has called off the strike, citing a lack of superintendent and legislative support for their reasons to call off the strike.

The WV IWW vehemently opposes any ... See more

3 years ago
All African Women's Revolutionary Union

"Capitalism is defined as an economic system in which a country’s trade, industry, and profits are controlled by private companies, instead of by the people whose time and labor powers those ... See more

"Capitalism is defined as an economic system in which a country’s trade, industry, and profits are controlled by private companies, instead of by the people whose time and labor powers those ... See more

3 years ago
The Stumptown Wobbly

ORGANIZE EVERYWHERE 💕🌸✊

3 years ago
teleSUR English

A couple days late but happy birthday to Paul Robeson!

Today we recognize the life of Paul Robeson: an African-American singer, actor, athlete, and leftist who was an active member in anti-imperialist and anti-capitalist struggle. He was born on a day ... See more

3 years ago
AFGE

A month after Betsy DeVos trashed a 30-year collective bargaining agreement, today, she’s kicked union representatives out of their Department of Education office space throughout the country. ... See more

3 years ago
Rally for #J20 Protesters!

Hey friends and Fellow Workers!

As many of you know, April 17th marks the beginning of the next round of trials for #J20 defendants.

What you may *not* already know is that nearly all of the ... See more

The next #J20 trial is on April 17, followed quickly by the start of another #J20 trial group on April 23. It is vital for anyone who values dissent to be in solidarity with the defendants facing ... See more

3 years ago
J20 Protester 2nd Trial

USAO_DC should drop the charges against all 59 J20 protesters before the next trial begins on April 17th. http://thndr.me/TB3U0c

3 years ago
2018 DC May Day March

For the rich, every day is a holiday. The corporate bosses enjoy lives of comfort and security by exploiting our labor, debt, and hardship. May Day is OUR holiday. A day for the working class to come ... See more

3 years ago
Rally for #J20 Protesters!

The next #J20 trial is on April 17, followed quickly by the start of another #J20 trial group on April 23. It is vital for anyone who values dissent to be in solidarity with the defendants facing ... See more

3 years ago
Food and Retail Workers United

Workers who are willing to work for garbage wages, hours and benefits is at an all time low. This means workers who are employed in this industry (and many others) have more power than ever and ... See more

3 years ago
The Stumptown Wobbly

ORGANIZE EVERYWHERE 💕🌸✊

3 years ago
2018 DC May Day Festival

For the rich, every day is a holiday. But May 1 is our day!

On May Day the international working class comes together to celebrate all we have achieved and to continue our fight for a just and ... See more

3 years ago
IWW General Defense Committee

Urgent Info for All Union Members - Please Share Widely

If you have not heard about the April 17 trials of members of the labor union, Industrial Workers of the World (IWW), please see information ... See more

3 years ago
Bread and Puppet Theater Presents: The Basic Byebye Show

INTERNATIONALLY ACCLAIMED BREAD & PUPPET THEATER
TO PERFORM at ST. STEPHEN AND THE INCARNATION
ONE DAY ONLY! 7 p.m. Saturday, April 7th

[Washington, DC] Bread & Puppet Theater returns to St. ... See more

3 years ago
DC Fair Food

#ItsonWendys to make better choices for its consumers, and the workers facing sexual violence and labor exploitation in their supply chain. It’s on Wendy's, to join the Fair Food Program. Thanks to ... See more

3 years ago
RedneckRevolt

"When you are taught about the fight for liberation in this country, do not forget about the pages that were never written. When you sing about our freedom, remember the women who helped us get ... See more

3 years ago
Canvass Ward 6: Bust Sex Work Myths

Two federal bills -- SESTA and FOSTA -- have just passed the Senate under the pretense of protecting sex trafficking victims and have already had a dire impact on sex workers here in DC.

Websites ... See more

3 years ago

We are outside Wendy's on Georgia Ave in Washington DC in solidarity with the Coalition of Immokalee Workers and DC Fair Food.

3 years ago
It's Going Down

"Having learned the tactics of the West Virginia struggle, educators in Kentucky and Oklahoma are currently engaged in statewide strikes of their own, while those in Arizona have plans for future ... See more

3 years ago
Vancouver IWW

This extract from the forthcoming Revolting Prostitutes: The Fight for Sex Workers’ Rights by Juno Mac and Molly Smith (both sex workers and activists in the UK) shows a glimpse of the mutual aid ... See more

This extract from the forthcoming Revolting Prostitutes: The Fight for Sex Workers’ Rights by Juno Mac and Molly Smith (both sex workers and activists in the UK) shows a glimpse of the mutual aid ... See more

3 years ago
Burgerville Workers Union

Attn: Washington, DC -- The DC IWW can help get you and your fellow workers to this point and beyond! Get in touch! www.dciww.org

Yesterday, Burgerville announced in a press release that they will honor the election process at 92nd and Powell and support workers voting freely. This victory for the union testifies to the power ... See more

3 years ago
Penitentiary inmates protest with hunger strike

Inmates at Washington State Penitentiary began a hunger strike Easter Sunday, according to prison officials.

3 years ago
It's on Wendy's: DC

Join the picket line this evening from 6pm - 7pm.

Following last week’s incredible Freedom Fast outside the hedge fund offices of Wendy’s Board Chair Nelson Peltz in New York City, in which over 80 farmworkers and allies demanded Wendy's join ... See more

3 years ago
Book Review: Wobblies of the World: A History of Globetrotting Troublemakers | Labor Notes

Despite the “World” in its name, the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) has largely been viewed as an American or North American union. Indeed, the proposed name “Industrial Workers of ... See more

3 years ago
2018 DC May Day Festival

For the rich, every day is a holiday. But May 1 is our day!

On May Day the international working class comes together to celebrate all we have achieved and to continue our fight for a just and ... See more

3 years ago
Hunger And Homelessness Are Widespread Among College Students, Study Finds

This is how you get a generation of socialists.

More than a third of them don't have enough to eat and a similar number lack stable housing, according to a survey published Tuesday by researchers at Temple University and the Wisconsin HOPE Lab.

3 years ago
Black Rose / Rosa Negra - Anarchist Federation

The latest on the Burgerville Workers Union where workers are poised to become the first recognized union in the fast food industry. "A raise alone doesn’t empower workers to change their own lives ... See more

3 years ago
Democracy at Work

What has been your experience with on-the-job training? Have you gotten any? Do you get less than you used to a few decades ago? Do you even expect it anymore?

"These complaints reveal an unsettling ... See more

3 years ago
The IWW Is Making Labour Anti-Fascist Again | Special Issue

Back in the 1920s, the Industrial Workers of the World, the historic union known for its opposition to capitalism and demand for direct democracy in the workplace, was a vocal opponent of the Ku Klux ... See more

3 years ago
Mid-Atlantic General Defense Committee

Hey Fellow Workers & Comrades!

As many of you know, today is the 2nd day of an nationwide phone zap toward the US Attorneys Office in DC, demanding that they drop the charges for ALL remaining 59 ... See more

3 years ago
teleSUR English

Amazon workers are rising up for a good reason.

3 years ago
Wave of teachers' wildcat strikes spreads to Oklahoma and Kentucky

After a successful unofficial strike in West Virginia, educators in Kentucky walked out on Friday and Oklahoma is poised to follow suit

3 years ago
United Staff of the AAUP

How much longer will AAUP staff members have to wait for a fair contract??

#AAUPworksBecauseWeDo #USAAUP #ContractNow

3 years ago
Food and Retail Workers United

What is being done at YOUR workplace to combat harassment from customers? Share your ideas and in the comments!

"We decided on a color-coded system in which different types of customer behavior are ... See more

What is being done at YOUR workplace to combat harassment from customers? Share your ideas and in the comments!

"We decided on a color-coded system in which different types of customer behavior are ... See more

3 years ago

Employers: the right to property is sacred.
Also employers:

3 years ago
Working Class History

In this month, March 1984, the great UK miners strike began. In March 1985 it ended in defeat. This is a short video history of the dispute. To see our other videos, subscribe to our YouTube channel: ... See more

3 years ago
Burgerville Workers Union

IWW fast food workers leading way.

You had 48 hours, Burgerville, and we haven't heard from you yet. Your time is up. Game on.

The Burgerville Workers Union is *officially* filing for an election at the 92nd and Powell location. We ... See more

3 years ago
Book Review: Wobblies of the World: A History of Globetrotting Troublemakers | Labor Notes

Despite the “World” in its name, the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) has largely been viewed as an American or North American union. Indeed, the proposed name “Industrial Workers of ... See more

3 years ago
After decades of pushing bachelor’s degrees, U.S. needs more tradespeople

As California budgets millions to rebrand long-disparaged vocational education, there are an estimated 30 million jobs in the U.S. that pay at least $55,000 per year and don’t require a ... See more

3 years ago
It's on Wendy's: DC

Support the Boycott of Wendy's called for by farm workers with the Coalition of Immokalee Workers #CIW #BoycottWendys #FarmworkerJustice

Following last week’s incredible Freedom Fast outside the hedge fund offices of Wendy’s Board Chair Nelson Peltz in New York City, in which over 80 farmworkers and allies demanded Wendy's join ... See more

3 years ago
Mid-Atlantic General Defense Committee

Support students at Howard! Donate via PayPal:
ConcernedStudent1867@gmail.com

3 years ago

Big development is often times bad for a community, and this one is not an exception. TPSS Co-op #TPSSWorkersUnion #IWW #Gentrification

goo.gl/YAVo6p

3 years ago
Oklahoma City Public Schools to close Monday due to teacher walkout

Oklahoma City Public Schools will close on Monday due to a statewide teacher walkout.

3 years ago

"If the workers take a notion, they can stop all speeding trains. Every ship upon the ocean, they can tie with mighty chains. Every wheel in the creation, every mine and every mill. Fleets and armies ... See more

3 years ago
Southerners On New Ground

[English Below]
En el último día de la sesión legislativa de Georgia, la legislatura tiene planeado aprobar un proyecto de ley inconstitucional para facilitar la deportación, se llama SB452. Este ... See more

3 years ago
Sex Work Decrim Canvassing

We're starting up our work with the Sex Workers Advocacy Coalition on Sunday, April 8th at 12pm in Ward 6 (Capitol Hill, NoMa, Trinidad, Eastern Market).

The plan is to:
- Chalk sidewalks with ... See more

3 years ago
ACLU threatens to sue DC police, government over Stop and Frisk data

The American Civil Liberties Union District of Columbia threatened to sue D.C. Government Wednesday over D.C. Police's failure to comply with a law requiring the department to record comprehensive ... See more

3 years ago
The Gig Economy Celebrates Working Yourself to Death

"It does require a fairly #dystopian strain of #doublethink for a company to celebrate how hard and how constantly its employees must work to make a living, given that these companies are themselves ... See more

America’s self-reliance obsession makes it more acceptable to applaud working yourself to death than to argue that doing so points to a flawed economic system.

3 years ago
teleSUR English

Today we remember all of those who suffered from the brutal and bloody slavery system in our continent, on the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave ... See more

3 years ago
Economic Update with Richard D. Wolff

“Angry, militant US workers are like dry tinder. First West Virginia public school teachers struck and won. Now teachers in Oklahoma, Arizona, and Kentucky are gearing up. We may be witnessing the ... See more

3 years ago
Burgerville Workers Union

BREAKING: Today workers from the 92nd and Powell location delivered an ultimatum to corporate: if Burgerville doesn’t choose to recognize the union within 48 hours, the 92nd location will be ... See more

3 years ago
DC May Day 2018 General Planning meeting 4

We will continue planning activities for celebrating May Day 2018

3 years ago
Punching Out

How should we deal with issues of racism and diversity in the workplace? Ariel, Lou, and Kristin explored that issue on today's show, now available for download:

3 years ago
New York-Area Airport Workers on Way to $19 Per Hour

The Port Authority, which oversees Kennedy, La Guardia and Newark Airports, is expected to recommend that the agency raise the minimum wage by the fall of 2023.

3 years ago
Economic Update with Richard D. Wolff

Prison labor cleans the Louisiana state capital building and governor’s mansion for 4 to 70 cents an hour and it’s finally starting to bother some lawmakers.

"’I am offended by this bill,’ ... See more

3 years ago
Click here to support Help Tiffany Pay Rent organized by Katie S.

Fellow worker Tiffany is a dedicated organizer and activist in the DMV area and has been instrumental in organizing the Takoma Park Silver Spring Co-op Workers' Union. Unfortunately the Co-op has yet ... See more

3 years ago
FiF Visioning Retreat!

Come out to process FiF's past and vision its future. We will be working to answer some foundational questions about FiF, and we want all the voices we can have in the room!

Lunch will be served ... See more

3 years ago
Thousands of public sector workers go on strike across France

Train drivers, teachers, nurses and air traffic controllers take to the streets to protest against Emmanuel Macron’s reforms

3 years ago
Stop Police Terror Project-DC General Assembly

Thanks to the engagement of mobilized and empowered community members, our local leaders are realizing how serious we are about achieving true safety in DC beyond policing. Implementation of the ... See more

3 years ago
Clydeside IWW

Anna Campbell – Rest in Power Fellow Worker

It is with great sadness that we learn of the passing of Fellow Worker Anna Campbell, killed while fighting alongside Kurdish Women’s Protection Units ... See more

3 years ago
Worker Cooperatives Are More Productive Than Normal Companies

When maximizing profits isn’t the only goal, companies can actually work better.

3 years ago
Montreal Subtitlers Union

Due to their ever declining conditions of work, the employees of Ericsson / Red Bee Media, those producing subtitles for Canadian broadcast television such as Global Montreal, have chosen to unionize ... See more

3 years ago
Students break through locked school gates to participate in gun violence walkout

Students pushed through the gates outside their California high school after school administrators tried to lock them inside during national student walkouts against gun violence.

3 years ago
IWW wins half-million dollar backpay settlement | Industrial Workers of the World

Stardust Family United, a solidarity union of the Industrial Workers of the World, has claimed a huge victory over the repressive owner of Ellen’s Stardust Diner (home of the world famous singing ... See more

3 years ago
Being a Socialist

Stephen Hawking (1942-2018) (Doug)

3 years ago
Opinion | D.C. development is leaving historic black communities in the dust

The race to build up the Buzzard Point area is creating a pollution hazard.

3 years ago
Click here to support Legal Fees for Picket Court Costs organized by John Fleissner

During the summer of 2016 the Milwaukee IWW’s Solidarity Network fought a campaign against Anchor Properties for the return of a stolen security deposit. During this process we picketed, phone ... See more

3 years ago
La ColectiVa

#ReleaseAle please share and help us get her out! Petition in bio

. . .
Art by @liberaljane

#AleVsICE #FreedomFighter #InternationalWomensDay #IWD

3 years ago
How to Upgrade to a Full-Time Position at Giant, Safeway, & Shoppers | UFCW Local 400

Get that full-time fellow workers!

Ahold, Giant, Know Your Rights, Safeway, Shoppers How to Upgrade to a Full-Time Position at Giant, Safeway, & Shoppers Mar 08, 2018 Preston Brown, now a service clerk in the Seafood Department at ... See more

3 years ago
Punching Out

"We should have as much of a commitment to the well-being of these workers as we would a worker in a metal factory." Today's show is now available for download:

3 years ago
Economic Update with Richard D. Wolff

The West Virginia teachers strike ended with a 5% raise and a task force to investigate more funding for their health care. What are some potential new hurdles? This could be one. Do you see this as ... See more

The West Virginia teachers strike ended with a 5% raise and a task force to investigate more funding for their health care. What are some potential new hurdles? This could be one. Do you see this as ... See more

3 years ago
Washington Area Spark

Strikers on the picket line in front of the Willard Hotel as part of city-wide strike against 18 hotels by 5,000 workers in 1946. The 21-day strike by the Hotel & Restaurant Union ended November 1st ... See more

3 years ago
Burgerville Workers Union

Solidarity with Michelle from the Gladstone and 25th and Powell stores! An injury to one is an injury to all! Reinstate Michelle with backpay now!
#BoycottBurgerville
#StandWithMichelle