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Trump to anti-racism People: Fuck Off And Die

The Punk In Chief is considering pardoning Joe Arpaio. After a long investigation and proof, not just evidence, that he targeted darker skinned people for traffic stops and kangaroo court detentions, especially with his personal fetish for dressing male prisoners … Continue reading

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Colo. Springs police disperse March 26 anti-imperialism rally because it was easier than listening to socialists

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO- Local socialists assembled at City Hall on Sunday to “March Against Imperialism”. After a brief march and an half-hour rally while encircled by CSPD, the socialists were informed they were “free to carry on with their assembly” … Continue reading

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The frequently cited St Paul Principles had their time and place: ST PAUL

In my circle they’re called “Saint Paul’s Principles” because my colleagues think the edicts are Catholic I guess. The St Paul Principles came from St Paul Minnesota, circa 2008, and were formally adopted by the varied groups organizing to disrupt … Continue reading

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April 15: NYC took a bridge, Chicago & Seattle took the streets, Portland took Town Hall, and Denver took the cake

DENVER, COLORADO- Yes, Denver’s FIGHT FOR FIFTEEN march kept to the sidewalks. When ISO members (organizing the local “15 NOW” group) pushed the boundaries, SEIU marshals criticized them not just for agitating, but for pushing their socialist agenda. Occupy Denver … Continue reading

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Pueblo museum excises Mine Workers Union from Ludlow Massacre exhibit!

PUEBLO, COLORADO- 2014 marks one hundred years since the Ludlow Massacre of 1914. A variety of commemorations are planned before the formal anniversary on April 20. I attended one such event on Wednesday, a lecture by a CSU professor to … Continue reading

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What unions are really all about?

Here it is in a nutshell… It’s All About Resistance- Without Unions the Bullies Will Win.

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Walmart Black Friday Strike Protests

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS- Walmart Express, 3636 N. Broadway, Lakeview

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Austerity for the Business Class, and not for the Common People!

100,000 people protest ‘Austerity’ programs in London. Thousands march in trade unions' anti-cuts demonstration.

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Walmart: Strike you goddamn morons!

Finally, finally Walmart slave-wage workers are marching, on their off hours, picketing their stores. Finally. It’s tempting to get out there and hold signs in support, but where were they when we were protesting Walmart ourselves? The pathetic Walmart “associates” … Continue reading

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Still no unions in racist Delano, California and racist management and racist owners get caught there once again for abusing their power

…Despite having over a 2/3 majority Hispanic population, it is the racist Anglo community that still runs affairs in Delano, California. For those youngsters who only dimly know their own country’s history, Delano was where the Farm Workers Union tried … Continue reading

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We all hate bad teachers, and so do teachers. Chicago Teachers Strike is about improving education

No one hates bad teachers more than fellow teachers. What a vile media construct to assert the Chicago Teachers Strike wants to force bad teachers on the public school system. The strike is a bid to strengthen the union and … Continue reading

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Democratic Party and Obama force strike onto Chicago teachers and the corporate run press begins badmouthing the teacher’s union

Rahm Imanuel, the former Obama Chief of Staff who is now Chicago’s mayor, Arnie Duncan, and President Barack Obama himself have all teamed together and forced the Chicago teachers into a defensive strike against the Democratic Party’s plan to push … Continue reading

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Workers got nothing for dues wasted on Democratic Party politicians

From hot dogs to slick ads: Unions spent $4.4 billion on politics in past 6 years. The union hacks seem to think that they can bribe and buy their way forward, however the union membership actually got virtually nothing from … Continue reading

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Doug Henwood about Labor’s losing strategy of being sucked dry by the Democratic Party in Wisconsin

‘And as much as it hurts to admit this, labor unions just aren’t very popular. In Gallup’s annual poll on confidence in institutions, unions score close to the bottom of the list, barely above big business and HMOs but behind … Continue reading

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MAY DAY International Worker’s Day

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Reformist US labor unions plan to suck life from Occupy movement this spring

Here it is, the big push this spring by ‘Labor’ to try to suck the life out of the US Occupy Movement and push us all back into the Democratic Party behind Barack O’bomber man and a second term of … Continue reading

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Building Cross Border Solidarity would lead to more workers rights in both Mexico and the US

An interesting PDF report from those helping to build some Labor Solidarity between workers in Mexico and the US- Cross Border Solidarity. Some excerpts: INTRODUCTION In the period since the North American Free Trade Agreement has come into effect, the … Continue reading

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Why I Occupy Walmart

MY ENDGAME in occupying Walmart is to rally union members to the Occupy Movement. Union members, not unions. Taking the fight straight to Walmart, one of the most despicable, exploitative despoilers of the world’s people and economy is something the … Continue reading

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Hey Pikes Peak Region lazy bones, #OccupyColoradoSprings is calling!

By lazy bones I don’t mean the average inattentive public, I’m talking about you do-gooders out there trying to right wrongs and effect political change, usually. A growing gatherings of youthful idealists are “occupying” hometowns across the country, focusing on … Continue reading

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#OccupyDenver gains speed in spite of counterrevolutionaries hitting brakes

You can point the finger at the angry Anarchists, or at the nonviolence biddies who refuse to mingle, but in the end the Occupy Denver General Assembly emerged unscathed. At issue was the third of the St Paul principles, that … Continue reading

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Capital = Job creation, as explained by CenturyLink formerly Qwest formerly SW Bell

and somewhere in there a brief fantasy relationship with Yahoo as an internet service provider and a general screwing to the taxpayers of the City of Irving and Dallas county being thrown in… but I once more digress. CenturyLink “absorbed” … Continue reading

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FOX broadcasting at it again, Gullible Travails and A Modest Proposal

CW57, one of the local DumFox stations, aired an “infomercial” for a seminar, books and training videos on how to take advantage of the housing market crash, telling the Gullible that if they buy the properties ON CREDIT (even though … Continue reading

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An 83% Payroll Tax, on the Workers and paid directly to the Corporations

That’s what I paid and, everybody who works for a “Slave Market” minimum wage Labor Contractor Service such as Labor Ready, Apprentice, Manpower, Kelly… The “tax” is paid to a Non-Governmental Organization, and is paid before the Worker gets his … Continue reading

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Organize, but think outside the school

I love this graphic, it’s clever, it’s instructional, sort of. It offers at least the illusion of parity in a big fish eats little fish world. Because you know, it’s not going to work unless one of the little fishies … Continue reading

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Ikea factory workers organized by IAM, who will unionize the retail employees?

Ikea factory workers in Danville, Virginia, voted to unionize. Did they do it alone? No, they joined the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (Upside for Ikea, its customers can pretend their prefab furniture is tooled by rocket scientists). … Continue reading

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