BY Kosta Harlan | Raleigh, NC | 6/21/09
“We’re in the middle of an historic crisis,” the president of the North Carolina Public Sector Workers Union (UE 150), Angaza Laughinghouse, told Fight Back!.
BY Linden Gawboy | Minneapolis, MN | 6/16/09
“You got bailed out, we got sold out! Stop foreclosures now!” was the rallying call during a protest here June 13 as a crowd of 75 people surged to the doors of a US Bank branch on Lake Street.
BY Carlos Montes | Los Angeles, CA | 6/16/09
The Los Angeles United School District (LAUSD) Board voted 4-3 to lay off 2000 teachers and to carry out other cutbacks, forcing the teachers and community to face the brunt of the economic crisis.
BY Stephanie Weiner | Chicago, IL | 6/13/09
Quad City Die Casting workers and their supporters marched and rallied here, June 11, in front of the office of Wells Fargo.
BY Fight Back! Editors | United States | 6/12/09
In the midst of the Great Depression of the 1930s autoworkers organized into the United Auto Workers (UAW) through a wave of sit-down strikes and pitched battles with local police and company goons.
BY Fight Back! Editors | United States | 6/05/09
Fight Back! interviewed Gregg Shotwell, a worker from the Delphi auto parts plant in Coopersville, Michigan, and a founder of Soldiers of Solidarity, an organization of rank-and-file members of the United Auto Workers (UAW).
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 5/28/09
In a packed Hennepin County Court room, May 26, District Judge Lloyd Zimmerman decided to delay the foreclosure-related eviction trial of Rosemary Williams until June 22.
BY Kosta Harlan | | 5/23/09
Fifty city workers and their supporters gathered outside City Hall here, May 18, to protest a decision by the city council to lay off 35 workers and eliminate 113 more positions that are currently unfilled.
BY staff | St. Paul, MN | 5/18/09
Coinciding with the release of news that there were 342,000 foreclosure actions across the U.S. in the month of April, leaders of the Minnesota Coalition for a People’s Bailout testified before a House of Representatives committee at the Minnesota state capitol here, May 11 and May 14.
BY Adam Price | San Jose, CA | 5/11/09
The United States is now in its longest recession since the Great Depression of the 1930s.