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DEMAND JOBS AND FREEDOM FOR ALL! MARCH ON WASHINGTON AUGUST 24!

JOIN THE MARCH ON WASHINGTON AUGUST 24, 2013 TO DEMAND JOBS AND FREEDOM FOR ALL; DEFEND AND EXPAND SOCIAL SECURITY, MEDICARE AND MEDICAID; RESPECT AND PROTECT WORKERS’ RIGHTS; AND RESTORE AND EXPAND VOTING RIGHTS Fifty years ago, the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr. led a great March for JOBS and FREEDOM on Washington that demanded: […]

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Miners’ Union and Environmental Activists Stage Protests Against Peabody Coal in St. Louis

In recent months, Peabody Coal Co. has been the subject of large militant protests by both environmentalists and the United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) Union. Peabody, the world’s largest and most prosperous coal energy company, has its world headquarters in a shining big skyscraper in downtown St. Louis, Missouri. A few decades ago, coal […]

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Expand and Defend Labor’s Rights

The corporate class is using the financial crisis orchestrated by them to launch unprecedented attacks on the job security, living standards, working conditions and essential public services once enjoyed by the working class not only in the United States but in countries across the globe. This cold-blooded offensive threatens the very existence of our unions […]

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Philippines Airlines: An Aerial Attack on Freedom At Work

Ten days after the start of Occupy Wall Street, members of the Philippine Airlines Employees Association, or PALEA, carried out their own “occupation.” PALEA staged a sit-down strike at the Manila International Airport against the Philippines’ own symbol of corporate greed — the implementation of outsourcing scheme at the country’s flag-carrier, the Philippine Airlines (PAL). […]

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