JB Hi Fi storefront

Young workers take on retail giant over COVID safety

The severity of the COVID-19 pandemic in Australia keeps gaining momentum, and many outbreaks are linked to workplaces across the country.
In defense of the US Postal Service

In defense of the US Postal Service

Why federal bailouts for airlines and cruise lines, but not for the postal service? Perhaps the strongly unionized, multiracial nature of its workforce figures into the answer.
economy, history, labor, Take Action!
Anti occupation protestors

Halt annexation of Palestinian land

A wave of Palestinian and international protest drowned Netanyahu's plans for another land grab — for now.
Two people stand by a burning dumpster, with a row of police in the background. One of the people is holding a sign saying "By any means necessary."

Make Black lives matter

Militant Black youth sounded a battle cry against police abuse that has ignited the largest multiracial, multi-generation protest in recent US history.
FSP speaks to all of me as a working-class Chicana

FSP speaks to all of me as a working-class Chicana

MEChA activist Christina López gave up on politics during Clinton's presidency. But after getting involved with FSP and RW, she “finally understood why the rich get richer and the poor get poorer.”
Packinghouse workers striking for their lives

Packinghouse workers striking for their lives

An eyewitness column about Yakima Valley workers, led mostly by women, who fought six companies, state agencies and the virus – and won.
prison room

Petition: Stand With Us to #FreeGrace

Grace, a Black 15-year-old special needs student in Michigan, was sentenced to juvenile detention during this pandemic because she didn’t complete her online schoolwork.
Take Action!, Youth Justice
"Strike for Black Lives" Action Wins Victory for Seattle Transit Workers

“Strike for Black Lives” Action Wins Victory for Seattle Transit Workers

From Portside.org, another sign of labor's resurgence.
Unions, workers
Anti-pipeline protesters on overpass

Three pipelines stopped — for now

Three important wins strengthen the movement against ruinous fossil-fuel pipelines.