CWA workers defeat union busting in NYC; South Korean hunger strikers win changes in safety rules for all workers; and United Electrical workers in Pennsylvania strike and win back their union status from a new, anti-union company owner.
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Shop steward Steve Hoffman explains why public workers are central to the U.S. work force, and describes the history and current revival of their militant organizing.
This salute to a proud general strike in the Pacific Northwest one hundred years go is chalk full of history, accomplishments, and lessons for militant unions today.
Los Angeles teachers walk, Amazon faces union drive, and a general strike rocks India.
A prophetic editorial written before Donald Trump caved after flight attendants and other aviation workers refused to show up to work.
Focus is on low wages, healthcare, and sexual assault.
Chicago Teamsters defy bureaucrats, Google workers walk out, and Detroit hotel unionists score a win.
Readers’ opinions on Freedom Socialist articles, and Dodgers and Yankees crossing hotel workers’ strike picket line.
Rank and file unionists triumphed over far-right union busters in a state that voted overwhelmingly for Trump in 2016.
Why worker’s paychecks can’t pay the bills — in the richest country in the world.