A pattern unique to the U.S., where a lack of legal protections means most employees can be let go at any time.
The legal harassment of Sawant, Seattle’s socialist city councilor, continues
Kshama Sawant spoke out against the killing of a young Black man in 2016. Backed by corporate money, the cops involved are suing her for defamation.
High hopes, a tough loss, and the road ahead
What can we learn from the valiant effort to unionize the Amazon warehouse in Bessemer, Alabama?
Standing up to dirty politics in Seattle
In Amazon’s host city, a shameful attempt to pit a vaccine clinic against a rally to support Bessemer warehouse workers falls flat.
Amazon: Stop Union-Busting in Bessemer!
Sign the petition to join Amazon worker supporters across the country, like these in Seattle on March 20.
Essential workers spark labor upsurge
Workers of color fight for safety, wages and unions – and Black women lead the charge.
March 20: International Day of Solidarity With Alabama Amazon Workers
Turn out on March 20 to show support for Amazon workers attempting to unionize. Follow the link to find an event near you!
Black workers lead safety fight at Amazon
The first U.S. union at Amazon is on the horizon as workers nationally organize against racism and pandemic-related abuses, defying corporate retaliation.
Defend Kshama Sawant
Mayor Jenny Durkan seeks to recall Seattle’s lone socialist city councilor because of Sawant’s anti-capitalist politics and opposition to the mayor’s policing policy.
Re: stopping state budget cuts — “We need to put the fear of rebellion into them”
The rousing impromptu speech by unionist Steve Hoffman at a solidarity rally of staff, academic workers and students denouncing budget cuts and layoffs at Seattle’s community colleges.