Labor

                
  • Labor slams Oakland police

    Labor slams Oakland police

    May 7, 2003

    OAKLAND, Calif. – Accusing the Oakland Police Department of acting as “private security guards for multi-national corporations,” delegates to the Alameda County Central Labor Council (CLC) unanimously condemned the April 7 police attack on anti-war demonstrators...

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  • Oakland to probe police brutality

    Oakland to probe police brutality

    May 7, 2003

    OAKLAND, Calif. – After an outraged cross section of Oakland residents took to the streets on April 26 to protest and then made their case at an emotionally charged hearing, the Oakland City Council voted 7-1...

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  • ILWU: Dump Bush in 2004

    ILWU: Dump Bush in 2004

    May 7, 2003 By Evelina Alarcon

    SAN FRANCISCO – Delegates to the 32nd Convention of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU), celebrated their recent contract victory and targeted the 2004 elections as the next major battle facing their members.

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  • Who was César Chavez?

    Who was César Chavez?

    April 18, 2003

    Opinion “César Chávez? Oh, yeah, wasn’t he a great boxer?” This is an all too common answer to the question, “Who was César Chávez?” César Estrada Chávez was a Mexican American labor leader, civil rights activist...

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  • Almas courage: Colombian journalist risks everything to tell the truth

    Almas courage: Colombian journalist risks everything to tell the truth

    April 18, 2003

    “Death threats are not new for us. It is a way of life here. Every family in Colombia has come to terms with violence. Everyone in Colombia knows of a relative who has been tortured, disappeared,...

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