Sunday July 5, 2015
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BY Jared Hamil | Tampa, FL | 7/05/15
Over 50 people joined together the night of July 3 to demand an end to racist violence. Protesting police crimes, white supremacist activity and the recent attacks on African American churches, activists and community members gathered at Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park in downtown Tampa, chanting, “Black lives matter!" and “Cops and Klan go hand in hand!"
BY staff | Milwaukee, WI | 7/03/15
On the second day of a work stoppage called by the Amalgamated Transit Union 998, hundreds ended a day of picketing, July 2, with a rally at the Milwaukee County Courthouse. The large demonstration included solidarity speeches from the Milwaukee Teachers Education Association, Fight for 15, Transit Riders Union, the United Workers Organization, County Supervisors, and others.
BY Fight Back! Editors | Milwaukee, WI | 7/02/15
Milwaukee County bus drivers and mechanics are boldly fighting back against the Milwaukee County Transit System and County Executive Chris Abele’s attempt to push a concessionary contract, in this era of devastating employer offenses on work conditions, benefits and collective bargaining rights.
BY staff | Milwaukee, WI | 7/02/15
Milwaukee, WI -The first day of the work stoppage called by Amalgamated Transit Union 998 ended with a lively picket of hundreds, July 1.
BY Tracey Pollock | Milwaukee, WI | 7/01/15
Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) Local 998 started a 72-hour work stoppage this morning, July 1, at 3:00 a.m.
BY staff | Milwaukee, WI | 6/30/15
Milwaukee Country bus drivers, members of Amalgamated Transit Union 998, voted overwhelmingly to reject their contract and strike, June 29.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 6/29/15
500 people gathered at the University of Illinois at Chicago campus, June 28, to support “Justice for Rasmea Odeh.”
BY Luscely Flores | Milwaukee, WI | 6/27/15
More than 50 youth, teachers and community members gathered outside the Hefner Conference Center, June 25, to let County Executive Chris Abele know that Milwaukee does not support his attacks against our working class-communities.
BY staff | San Jose, CA | 6/26/15
Steff Yorek, the Political Secretary of Freedom Road Socialist Organization, responded to the Supreme Court ruling on marriage equality, June 26 stating, “Today the Supreme Court made marriage equality the law of the land.
BY staff | San Jose, CA | 6/24/15
The U.S. Social Forum begins today, June 24, here in San Jose with a concurrent site in Philadelphia. The event is bringing together many different sections of the people’s movement under the slogan “Another World is Possible, Another System is Necessary.”
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