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From time to time, someone under 30 will ask me, "When did this all begin, America's downward slide?" They say they've heard of a time when working people could raise a family and send the kids ...
by Michael Moore
Comment Count 279 comments on Fri Aug 05, 2011 at 04:08 PM PDT with 772 Recommends
Yesterday, families and strikers mounted a rally in Detroit to highlight American Axle's desire to screw their workers while continuing to reap huge profits and dishing out million dollar bonuses to ...
by Bendygirl
Comment Count 273 comments on Fri Apr 25, 2008 at 06:15 PM PDT with 600 Recommends
"If you want your constitutional rights, you need to go somewhere else." -Robert Birnbrauer, Human Resources, Temple University Hospital A strike by1500 nurses, healthcare professional and ...
by National Nurses Movement
Comment Count 259 comments on Wed Mar 31, 2010 at 05:22 PM PDT with 579 Recommends
by Public D
Comment Count 357 comments on Sun Dec 14, 2008 at 08:26 AM PST with 454 Recommends
As of Midnight last evening, 45,000 Verizon Telephone workers are on strike. This strike is a BFD. Even as the company is raking in record earnings, Verizon workers are fighting a proposed ...
by norwood
Comment Count 135 comments on Sun Aug 07, 2011 at 08:32 AM PDT with 332 Recommends
Walmart, one of the richest corporations in the world, refuses to pay its employees a livable wage or provide any form of decent healthcare, increasing reliance on government assistance, and the ...
by Paddy Ryan
Comment Count 110 comments on Wed Oct 10, 2012 at 03:48 PM PDT with 314 Recommends
As every Republican Senator prepares to vote ...
by MinistryOfTruth
Comment Count 162 comments on Wed Nov 02, 2011 at 11:49 AM PDT with 261 Recommends
In a protest apparently assembled largely through a network of banned cellphones, inmates across at least six prisons in Georgia have been on strike since Thursday, calling for better ...
by Johnnythebandit
Comment Count 274 comments on Mon Dec 13, 2010 at 03:00 AM PST with 257 Recommends
Tired of rampant exploitation and union busting workers in India have begun a one day strike. The same corporate monsters that have eviscerated our middle class have reached the workers breaking ...
by Horace Boothroyd III
Comment Count 69 comments on Tue Feb 28, 2012 at 01:45 PM PST with 233 Recommends
I was entering the BART transit system last week and I saw BART workers handing out informational flyers. Suddenly I heard someone yelling "$30 an hour". Some middle-aged, white guy was yelling ...
by gjohnsit
Comment Count 63 comments on Mon Aug 05, 2013 at 09:48 AM PDT with 220 Recommends
[The 1946 coal strike] is the most momentous event in the country's peacetime history." - Evansville Courier, 1946 When most people think of labor unrest in America they think of the ...
by gjohnsit
Comment Count 130 comments on Sun Dec 30, 2007 at 09:33 AM PST with 211 Recommends
BIG UPDATE! IT'S OFFICIAL! ILWU WORKERS CANNOT CROSS PICKETS. PORT IS SHUTDOWN OccupythePort ‏@occupytheport "@missmollie33: It's official! The mediator deemed all of us a 'health & safety hazard'
by jpmassar
Comment Count 33 comments on Tue Nov 20, 2012 at 09:22 AM PST with 210 Recommends
by jpmassar
Comment Count 134 comments on Sun Nov 20, 2011 at 09:41 PM PST with 199 Recommends
The battle is happening, for me, in my daughter's school district. I wrote about here on Sunday, and reposted in on Monday, because ...
by Ellinorianne
Comment Count 153 comments on Wed Apr 14, 2010 at 03:04 PM PDT with 191 Recommends
It's spreading like wild fire- At noon bakers walked out of Hostess Brands' Lenexa, Kansas bakery and onto the picket line. In the last few hours bakers at the Indianapolis, Columbus, Indiana, and ...
by RuralRoute
Comment Count 111 comments on Fri Nov 09, 2012 at 08:19 PM PST with 184 Recommends
I wish I could stand right next to you on a bridge. We'll hold the lighted letters together, chat amiably about politics, gardens, schools, neighborhoods, as traffic roars through the dark warm ...
by noise of rain
Comment Count 42 comments on Sat Aug 25, 2012 at 04:27 PM PDT with 181 Recommends
by ilona
Comment Count 134 comments on Sat Aug 20, 2005 at 12:24 AM PDT with 178 Recommends
Jackson Browne and Bonnie Raitt, both of whom ...
by NCDem Amy
Comment Count 211 comments on Wed Nov 21, 2007 at 09:40 AM PST with 165 Recommends
by sutterstrikersforpatientcare
Comment Count 39 comments on Sat Oct 29, 2005 at 09:10 PM PDT with 147 Recommends
Today, 73,000 employees of General Motors represented by the United Auto Workers went on strike: Thousands of workers at General Motors automobile plants in the United States ...
by TomP
Comment Count 220 comments on Mon Sep 24, 2007 at 03:00 PM PDT with 145 Recommends