Speaking of the Bush administration’s lackadaisical response to Hurricane Katrina and the misery inflicted on the people of the Gulf Coast, Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) recently commented, “The system devalues human lives.”
Living wage victory at Cintas; Exhausted truck drivers; Contract at Boeing
NEW HAVEN, Conn. — Delegates to the Connecticut AFL-CIO convention here showed their commitment to unity in words and deeds as they grappled with changes in the labor movement and sharpening attacks on workers by the Bush administration.
OAKLAND, Calif. — A political, cultural and culinary feast is in store at the People’s Weekly World/Nuestro Mundo banquet here on Saturday evening, Nov. 5.
CARACAS, Venezuela – As part of the internationalist spirit of the World Youth and Student Festival, where 17,000 youth from over 130 countries came together here to build relationships, share experiences, and fight for peace and solidarity, an international anti-imperialist tribunal was held Aug. 13-14.
Helpful updates; Einstein vs. racism; Exit strategy; Police and protest; Caring, not killing; Disaster-dependent no more
While the Bush administration talks tough on terrorism, it went to court to keep admitted terrorist murderer Luis Posada Carriles from being brought to justice. Posada Carriles, among other things, masterminded the 1976 bombing of a Cuban passenger jet that killed over 70 people.
Despite conflicting reports from the Pentagon and total silence from the Red Cross, prisoners at the U.S. naval base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, have held several hunger strikes since 2002, protesting conditions and their prolonged confinement without any formal charges.
Extradite Posada Carriles; Like a tree Fault capitalism; Scary Silence; Reality time?; Chutzpah
Boeing grounded for third week AFSCME, SEIU sign pact Toast the Farmworkers Steelworkers vote ‘no’ 140-0 International support for NYU union Unite Here leaves AFL-CIO