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Labour Last Updated: Aug 11, 2020 - 2:01:32 PM


Labour
The US Labor Movement Needs More of the UE’s “Them and Us” Unionism
The United Electrical Workers was one of America’s mightiest unions. Many leaders were leftists who challenged corporate power, so UE was decimated by McCarthyism. The union survived and UE's model of militant, democratic unionism can revive labor.

Aug 11, 2020 - 2:00:42 PM

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Bolivia begins the week with an indefinite general strike and roadblocks
In the early hours of this Monday morning, the indefinite general strike and roadblocks began throughout Bolivia, called by the Central Obrera Boliviana (COB) and the organizations that constitute the Unity Pact, which demand that the Supreme Electoral Tribunal respect the election date established by law for September 6.

Aug 7, 2020 - 11:58:55 AM

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China’s workers pay the price for growing global demand for face masks
As we reported in last month’s newsletter, the demand for face masks in China dropped off dramatically once the coronavirus outbreak was determined to be brought under control, leading to mass layoffs and wage arrears at unprofitable factories.

Aug 5, 2020 - 4:22:44 PM

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Workers describe unsafe conditions at the Ford Dearborn Truck Plant
Most people here think the plant should be shut down” in the Ford Rouge Rank-and-File Safety Committee’s appeal to join the fight to stop the spread of the virus and save lives.

Aug 4, 2020 - 3:07:53 PM

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Iranian Workers Strike Amid Worsening Economy, Deadly Coronavirus Crisis
Amid crushing economic conditions, demonstrations and strikes by workers have sprung up in Iran recently over unpaid wages and poor working conditions.

Jul 30, 2020 - 2:46:31 PM

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