strikes

Wildcat Teacher Strikes Spread to Kentucky and Oklahoma

April 2, 2018

Educators are prepared to do “whatever it takes” to defend public education, says Kentucky public school teacher Blossom Brosi

The Porter Report

October 28, 2013
Gareth Porter: CIA leaks to the Washington Post alleging Pakistani support for drone strikes a ploy to prop up increasingly unpopular program A recent article in the Washington Post alleging Pakistani support for drone strikes is based on memos that were leaked by the CIA in an effort to prop up the increasingly unpopular drone…

More than Half of Fast Food Workers Rely on Welfare

October 15, 2013

Study reveals how taxpayers spend $7 billion a year to subsidize programs that go to fast food workers The fast food industry cost taxpayers $7 billion a year in public assistance to low-wage workers, according to a University of California-Berkeley study. “When you look at front-line fast food workers—the cashiers, the cooks, all the restaurant workers…

US Drone Wars

October 14, 2013
Medea Benjamin: U.S. government claims drone victims are mostly militants, but about half identified victims thus far are civilians and children

Brazil Protests

July 12, 2013
Brazilian workers strike across the country in “Day of Social Struggle’ demanding specific reforms.

Social Security Reform

April 11, 2013
Teresa Ghilarducci: The whole 401K structure has a fatal flaw and older workers are going into retirement with not enough money to maintain their living standards

Platinum Miners and Class Struggle in South Africa

February 14, 2013
Patrick Bond: Mining interests are a powerful force shaping African politics

The Bond Report

February 14, 2013
Patrick Bond: Mining interests are a powerful force shaping African politics

Wal-Mart Targeted Over Corruption and Labor Practices

December 24, 2012

Global investigations, protests and strikes highlight need for change at world’s biggest private employer