BY staff | St. Paul, MN | 4/04/11
More than 3500 trade unionists and their supporters marched here, April 4, to stand up for workers’ rights on the anniversary the Martin Luther King Jr.’s murder.
BY Fight Back! Editors | United States | 4/02/11
April 4 is a day to stand up and be counted. We urge all readers of Fight Back! to join the nationwide protests that are set for April 4.
BY Jared Hamil | Gainesville, FL | 3/29/11
About 300 workers and students demonstrated here, March 25, against the state government's attacks and cuts. The protest was organized by Fight Back Florida, a coalition of union members and students who organized rallies all over the state. In addition to Gainesville's rally and march, 14 other cities joined in a day of action against Governor Rick Scott's attempt to make public employees pay for the budget crisis. People around Florida joined together to tell the government that if it cuts back, “we will fight back.”
BY staff | Milwaukee, WI | 3/25/11
Anger over Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker's attempts to destroy public workers’ unions continues, as was seen in Milwaukee, March 24, when 300 people protested the arrival of Gov. Walker at an elite Milwaukee club.
BY Kim DeFranco | Minneapolis, MN | 3/17/11
In a packed press conference March 17, retail cleaning workers with the Center of Workers United in Struggle (CTUL, Centro de Trabajadores Unidos en Lucha) and their allies called upon Cub Foods to put an end to retaliation, violent reactions to peaceful protests and to meet with cleaning workers. The workers are demanding that Cub establish a code of conduct ensuring fair wages and working conditions for all workers who clean their stores.
BY Tom Burke | Grand Rapids, MI | 3/16/11
150 people protested here, March 15, against Michigan Governor Rick Snyder’s plans to impose extreme budget cuts to health clinics, schools and other social services.
BY staff | Milwaukee, WI | 3/14/11
Hundreds rallied at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM), March 14, as protests continue against Governor Scott Walker's anti-union, anti-people attacks.
BY Mick Kelly | Madison, WI | 3/13/11
More than 50 tractors, some with manure spreaders, joined the massive March 12 protest at the Wisconsin state capitol here.
BY staff | Madison, WI | 3/12/11
As of 3:00 p.m. today, March 12, the number of protesters at the state capitol here has swelled to more than 150,000.
BY Freedom Road Socialist Organization | Madison, WI | 3/12/11
Freedom Road Socialist Organization salutes the workers, students and community participants in the March 12 protest in Madison, Wisconsin.