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Longshoreman Strike Shuts Down Port of Baltimore

October 17, 2013

Port of Baltimore Shutdown: Longshoremen in solidarity with nationwide labor struggle

Reality Asserts Itself - Frank Hammer

October 8, 2013
In this episode of Reality Asserts Itself Frank Hammer discusses the pressures on Detroit auto workers’ wages that came from the American and global south.

McDonald’s Employee Confronts Executive: I Can’t Afford Shoes For My Children

October 8, 2013

Mother of two arrested after confronting McDonald’s President about poverty wages. Nancy Salgado, 26 years old, is a cashier at McDonald's.  She is a single mother with two children.  Nancy earns $8.25 an hour working thirty to forty hours a week. She has worked for McDonald’s since she was 16 and has never had a…

Does a Higher Minimum Wage Reduce Jobs?

September 5, 2013
Jeannette Wicks-Lim: Santa Fe Raised their minimum wage 65% and employers didn’t cut jobs.

Workers/People's Rights

August 28, 2013
Chicago retail workers earn concessions from their employer after striking

Organizing the poor

May 16, 2013
Hundreds mark 45th anniversary of Dr. King’s “Poor People’s March” to highlight ongoing fight against inequality and high unemployment

Poor People’s March from Baltimore to DC

May 12, 2013

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