BY Staff | Madison, WI | 5/15/11
"Governor Scott Walker, we reject your budget!" said Ben Manski said to the roar of applause at a huge rally here, May 14. "Time for you to step down!"
BY Staff | Chicago, IL | 5/09/11
An anti-bargaining bill disguised as an education reform bill has passed through the Illinois Senate and moved on to the Illinois House of Representatives. This bill called SB7, includes many components that will take away the Chicago Teachers Union’s (CTU) bargaining rights and rights to strike.
BY Staff | Chicago, IL | 5/03/11
Rallies and marches marked the celebration of International Workers Day in Chicago, starting at noon with a protest called by Jobs With Justice at a Walmart store in the suburb of Forest Park.
BY Staff | Dallas, TX | 5/03/11
About 80 activists, union members and socialists came together to celebrate May Day with a call for respect for the rights of workers and immigrants.
BY Staff | Saint Paul, MN | 5/02/11
More than 500 people braved frigid temperatures and gusty winds to march from the Cathedral to the Minnesota State Capitol for International Workers Day.
BY Staff | Milwaukee, WI | 5/01/11
Tens of thousands marched here, May 1, in the Wisconsin Solidarity March for Immigrant and Worker Rights.
BY Staff | United States | 4/30/11
In building for May Day 2011 events, Tom Burke with the Committee to Stop FBI Repression (CSFR) says, “Anti-war and international solidarity activists are joining events across the country celebrating International Workers’ Day. We are gathering signatures to the ‘Pledge To Resist,’ supporting activists who face government repression today. We plan to reach hundreds, maybe thousands of people this weekend and ask them to take a stand against political repression.”
BY David Hungerford | Newark, NJ | 4/29/11
A joint labor-community rally held here April 26 marked a significant step in unity. The Newark Anti-Violence Coalition, the People's Organization for Progress and many of the city's veteran activists spoke and turned out among the crowd of more than 200. Newark is one of the richest cities in the United States in traditions of people's struggle, and it showed.
BY Freedom Road Socialist Organization | United States | 4/28/11
The editors of Fight Back News Service urge our readers to distribute the following editorial by Freedom Road Socialist Organization at May Day marches and events.
BY World Federation of Trade Unions | Athens, Greece | 4/26/11
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following statement from the World Federation of Trade Unions (WFTU) on May Day, 2011.