Seattle-area labor council expels police union — an opening salvo in reviving a fighting labor movement
Organized Workers for Labor Solidarity in Seattle reports on how the Martin Luther King County Labor Council became the first AFL-CIO body to expel a police union from its ranks.
July 4, 2020
An in-depth analysis of the crisis of racial justice and the fight for Black lives today in a country ravaged by pandemic and economic freefall.
July 1, 2020
Defending democratic rights and building a movement to end capitalism have gained a new urgency in 2020.
June 26, 2020
How we won the fight to expel the police guild from our labor council – A Seattle delegate’s firsthand report
On June 17 the mass passion for racial justice leapt from the streets right into the Zoom meeting of the Martin Luther King Jr. County Labor Council (MLK Labor) in Seattle.
June 24, 2020
These two speeches were made at a June 17 rally called to support expelling the Seattle Police Officers Guild (SPOG) from the Martin Luther King County Labor Council.
Freedom Socialist Party (FSP) and Radical Women (RW) member Nga Bui speaks out at a press conference calling for an elected civilian review board (ECRB) and independent prosecutor to rein in police violence.
June 8 at 1 Police Plaza Path: City councilmember Inez Barron introduces legislation to hold cops accountable.
June 8, 2020
A roundup of media coverage of the safety fight by essential San Francisco Water Department employees fighting for better safety conditions on the job.