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Between Rhetoric and Reality: Evaluating the Oakland Teachers’ Strike
For eleven days in March, Oakland teachers walked off the job in a strike that galvanized not just the city but many... Read Full Article
Abolishing ICE, By Funding It?
In spite of promises to “Abolish ICE,” Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and others voted to fund it on their very first day in office.... Read Full Article
Rent Strike at Portland’s Holgate Manor: Month Three
Management has been relatively quiet about the strike, while their lawyers engaged in protracted negotiations with Legal Aid Services of Oregon over... Read Full Article
Mega-DNC Funder Goes to War With Wobbly Canvassers
Overview of recent organizing efforts by Wobbly canvassers, and the uphill battle they have faced from their employer, a “progressive” Canvassing corporation... Read Full Article
#MarchForOurLives: From Liberal Discourse to Class Analysis
How can a class perspective help shed light on the ongoing debate over gun control? A columnist at LibCom.org explores this question.... Read Full Article
Mass Wildcat Strike Launched by Kentucky Teachers
Teachers in Kentucky went out on wildcat strike on March 30th with at least eight school districts are closed due to lack... Read Full Article
Austin, TX: School Students Walk Out Over Teacher Racism
The walkout took place at Fulmore Middle School in Austin, Texas, after students felt no action was being taken by school authorities... Read Full Article
Do Solidarity Unions Need to ‘Go Public’?
In an election-driven, workplace-organizing campaign, going public is a key step. The workers or union try to organize under the boss’s radar... Read Full Article
Hurricane Harvey: 5 Reasons Looting is Essential for Survival
Looting is a rational response to disaster situations and price gouging. Liberals would prefer people to dehydrate, starve, or drown, while food... Read Full Article
Christiansburg, VA: Target Workers on Wildcat Strike for Sexual Harassment & Discrimination
Workers at a Target store Christiansburg, VA are striking to demand the firing of General Manager Daniel Butler after multiple testimonies alleging... Read Full Article
San Francisco Dockers Call Strike to Confront White Nationalist Rally
Members of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) Local 10 in San Francisco have passed a motion to stop work and... Read Full Article
“Tigertown Beats Nazis Down!”: Reflections on Auburn, Alabama
For those of us who believe in a mass-based, working-class-oriented anti-fascism, it comes down to some central questions. Can we imagine a... Read Full Article
“Proud to be Part of a Singing Union”: The Struggle at Ellen’s Stardust Diner
Sometimes the class struggle heats up in unexpected places – in a Times Square Diner famous for their singing wait staff, for... Read Full Article
Electoral politics is not a gateway drug
From LibCom In what should be a surprise to no one, Bernie Sanders has officially endorsed Hillary Clinton for President. For months, various... Read Full Article
From Wisconsin to Baltimore: Which lessons learned?
From LibCom by Juan Conatz The Wisconsin uprising of 2011 provides valuable lessons for the Black Lives Matter movement across the US,... Read Full Article