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Category Archives: Economic Crisis
Today we are publishing this introduction to the Idle No More movement, as well as a collection of reports of solidarity actions and statements from the movement. One of the most exciting and important developments in the people’s struggle in … Continue reading
If the Occupation movement is about uniting the overwhelming majority of oppressed people against the minority of exploiters, then it’s no wonder that it has taken root and flourished in the city of Oakland. A working-class city built by Asian … Continue reading
Austin Labor Demonstrates Solidarity with OccupyLabor de Austin Demuestra su Solidaridad con el Movimiento Ocupar
Our Texas comrades recommended this article from the Left Labor Reporter as an update on the Occupy movement in Austin. Have local updates? Send ‘em our way! Reprinted with the author’s permission. Five hundred union members marched through downtown Austin … Continue reading
Here are some great suggestions for ways to directly engage with your local Occupy movement from a comrade who has been participating with Occupy Las Vegas, which is currently a permitted encampment protest with about 20 tents and 40-100 participants … Continue reading
The Occupy Movement: Lessons for RevolutionariesEl Movimiento Ocupar: Lecciones para las/los Revolucionarias/os
It may be a bit of a cliché, but it bears saying: a single spark has in fact lit a prairie fire. An enormous one. The last year has witnessed what appears to be the beginning of a new historical … Continue reading
Damn, Was I Wrong About Occupy Wall Street!¡Ay Cabrón! ¡Fui Pero Muy Mal Sobre el Ocupar Wall Street!
This piece was written by Jimmy Higgins and originally posted at the blog Fire on the Mountain. I was wrong. And just how wrong I was still remains to be seen. When the Occupy Wall Street! action was announced and … Continue reading
We are excited by the potential the Occupy Wall Street/Occupy Together protests embody; stay tuned to see more reports from the ground. As a first dispatch, here’s a piece our New York/New Jersey comrades are circulating at Occupy Wall Street … Continue reading
The Porcine Man: Don Blankenship and the Sordid History of A.T. MasseyThe Porcine Man: Don Blankenship and the Sordid History of A.T. Massey
Originally published in The Rag Blog on April 16, 2010; reprinted with the author’s permission. [See also Mine War on Blackberry Creek, the 30-minute 1986 documentary by Anne Lewis about the 1984 United Mine Workers of America strike against A.T. … Continue reading
I know what you’re thinking: Capitalism’s a hot mess. Obama’s selling the people out. War on the Middle East wages on. We’re still a small Left, so how will things ever change? It will not be an easy road but … Continue reading
An article posted in last Friday’s New York Times is certainly getting a lot of attention by left folks around the labor movement and beyond. Reaction has varied, but for folks who’ve managed to miss the flurry of tweets, facebook … Continue reading