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image Section 8 Vouchers Help The Poor — But Only If Housing Is Available 480_c-artis-harris-and-her-children-dallas_1.jpg by Laura Sullivan & Meg Anderson / NPR
More than 2 million families now use vouchers to keep from becoming homeless. It's the government's largest program to help low-income families pay their rent....
Posted: Wed May 17, 2017 10:54AM
image Time for raising voice for Turkey Teachers Nuriye Gülmen and Semih Özakça 480_turkey_teachers_nuriye-gulmen-semih-ozakca_1.jpg by repost
Turkey teachers who are on hunger strikes against their firings and purges are calling for support...
Posted: Tue May 16, 2017 7:32AM
image Korean Hanjin Shipyard Unionist Minsook Kim & The Struggle Of Korean Workers 480_kim-jinsook_victory_1.jpg by Labor Video Project
Minsook Kim was an organizer and leader of the Hanjin Heavy Industries shipyard workers. She fought to defend the health and safety of the workers and against the company and government repression. She also had a 309 day sit-in at the top of a shipyard crane in 2011....
Posted: Fri May 12, 2017 10:23PM
audio Nicole Humphrey, 'Not Racist or Bigot,' on Class and Section 8 Housing (audio/mpeg 764.0kb) by FRONTLINE in Dallas, TX
"It's just not people who are of the same class as us. Which sounds bad, but I don't mean that in a bad way." - Nicole Humphrey...
Posted: Wed May 10, 2017 5:14PM
image A Sad Goodbye to Free Speech Radio News free-speech-radio-news-free-speech.jpg by Paul Riismandel, Radio Survivor
The loss of Free Speech Radio News is truly tragic. It’s unfortunate that community radio stations do not have the collective resources to come together and support such an effort. FSRN has been dedicated to truly grassroots reporting that emphasizes local voices on the ground, with a focus on social justice....
Posted: Mon Apr 24, 2017 2:20PM
image Free Speech Radio News Going Silent After 17 Years of Movement Reporting 480_free-speech-radio-news-fsrn_1.jpg by Danielle Chynoweth, Center for Media Justice
Free Speech Radio News, started in 2000 by freelance reporters on strike citing censorship by Pacific Network News, created a visionary model for distributed, international news production — one that was worker-owned and operated....
Posted: Mon Apr 24, 2017 2:04PM
image Free Speech Radio News to Shut Down 480_free-speech-radio-news-logo_1.jpg by Free Speech Radio News
Free Speech Radio News will permanently shut down at the end of April....
Posted: Mon Apr 24, 2017 1:58PM
text Rethinking Working Hours by Sophie Jaenicke
Working hours were and are a contested terrain. Power questions are involved: Who decides over time? Who determines when and how long someone works? Who decides over part-time or full-time, how work and private life are arranged or whether the dream of world travel becomes reality?...
Posted: Mon Apr 3, 2017 4:19AM
image KPFA Pacifica WorkWeek Looks At NNU Single Pay Campaign And CWA West AT&T Contract Fight 480_cwa_9423mobility_strike_3-23-17_1.jpg by KPFA WorkWeek Radio
KPFA Pacifica WorkWeek covers the fight for single payer with the National Nurses Union co-president Deborah Burger and the CWA fight for a contract at AT&T telephone and mobility workers....
Posted: Fri Mar 31, 2017 2:37PM
image San Quintín Farmworkers Take Demands to Mexico City 480_jornaleros-3mar-2017_1_1.jpg by El Enemigo Común
Last March 4th, the Caravan for a Fair Wage and Decent Life began with a blockade of the Transpeninsular Highway by the day laborers from the fields of the San Quintin Valley. The workers then went on to cover 3,000 kilometers, arriving in Mexico City on March 17th....
Posted: Mon Mar 27, 2017 2:14PM
image Jornaleros de San Quintín llevan demandas a la Ciudad de México 480_jornaleros-3mar-2017-1_1.jpg by El Enemigo Común
El pasado 4 de marzo, la Caravana por un Salario Justo y una Vida Digna comenzó con el cierre de la Carretera Transpeninsular por las y los jornaleros del Valle de San Quintín, para viajar 3 mil kilómetros hasta llegar a la Ciudad de México el 17 de marzo....
Posted: Mon Mar 27, 2017 2:10PM
image Korean Labor And The Impeachment & BAAQMD Retaliation And Document Destruction 480_korea_railway_workers_union_krwu_leaders_jailed_1.jpg by KPFA Pacifica WorkWeek Radio
WorkWeek radio looks at the affect on Korean workers after the impeachment of Korean President Park Geun Hye and looks at the destruction of documents at the Bay Area Air Quality Management Board and the termination of two whistleblowers...
Posted: Mon Mar 20, 2017 5:07PM
text For an Unconditional Basic Income by Thomas Straubhaar
The basic income corrects the distribution effects of the labor market. It takes something from the higher paid to give to those who earn little or nothing. A leftist fights for a just social system. Robots and artificial intelligence replace human labor. Fears of changes should be confronted with a basic security....
Posted: Mon Mar 20, 2017 4:05AM
text Labor Files Friend of the Court Brief Against Muslim Ban by Solidarity Forever
The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has made the briefs and livestream of the 2/7/17 hearing available to the public without having to use PACER due to the high interest in the case State of Washington v Trump, 17-35105, on the Muslim ban. The long list of friend of the court (amicus) briefs and other items of interest may be found here....
Posted: Tue Feb 7, 2017 8:04PM
text House Repeals Dodd-Frank Transparency Provision; Senate Prepares to Vote by Friday by Greg
The US House of Representatives repealed a bipartisan transparency initiative that affects the oil, gas and mining sector by a vote of 235-187....
Posted: Wed Feb 1, 2017 2:45PM
text House Poised to Repeal Global Anti-Corruption Measure; Senate Action to Follow by Greg
Within the next 24 hours, the US House of Representatives could repeal a bipartisan transparency initiative that affects the oil, gas and mining sector....
Posted: Tue Jan 31, 2017 11:39AM
image IG Leaflet: LET THEM IN! 480_20170129_no_ban__no_wall__let_them_in_ld-800w.jpg by Internationalist Group
No Ban, No Wall – Full Citizenship Rights for All! Smash Racist Ban on Muslims, Refugees LET THEM IN!...
Posted: Sun Jan 29, 2017 4:16PM
text Public Interest Groups, Farmers File Lawsuit Challenging Monsanto's Toxic Pesticides by Center for Biological Diversity
Illegal Approval of Dicamba Use on Engineered Crops Will Harm Farmers, Environment...
Posted: Mon Jan 23, 2017 12:53PM
document Against Trump or Against Capitalism? j20leaflet.pdf_140_.jpg by ICP
Leaflet for J20...
Posted: Tue Jan 17, 2017 10:07AM
image Free Korean Lee Jin-Young of Labor Books Now!!! korea_lee_jin-young_of_labor_books_now.jpg by International Campaign to Free LJY 2017
Lee Jin-young, coordinator of Labor Books, a book-sharing web site, in violation of the notoriously draconian National Security Law. This abrupt decision is extremely shocking, considering historic candlelight protests against the political scandal of Park Geynhye government and the subsequent crisis and her impeachment....
Posted: Sat Jan 14, 2017 5:27PM