Wednesday May 22, 2019
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BY Wyatt Miller | Minneapolis, MN | 5/22/19
That day saw unelected presidential pretender Juan Guaido appear outside an airbase in Caracas, claiming a military uprising to oust elected President Nicolás Maduro was about to take place.
BY staff | United States | 5/22/19
Fight Back! Interviewed Ed Cubelo, the chairman of the Kilusang Mayo Uno, or May 1st Movement in Metro Manila, while he was in the U.S. on a speaking tour. The KMU is one the largest trade union federations in the Philippines.
BY Kim DeFranco | St. Paul, MN | 5/22/19
Up to 500 people gathered at the state capitol building here, May 21, joining a national day of action in response to the new round of abortion restrictions and bans in Alabama, Kentucky, Ohio, Missouri and Georgia.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 5/21/19
Community and family members gathered May 20 for a press conference to demand that the city of Minneapolis give the family of Jamar Clark a settlement equal to that awarded to the family of Justine Ruszczyk Damond.
BY staff | Washington D.C. | 5/21/19
An administrative law judge ordered a new union vote at a Kumho Tire factory in Macon, Georgia, after finding that company officials violated workers’ rights during the first election in October 2017.
BY staff | New York, NY | 5/21/19
Over 100 people gathered in the Bay Ridge neighborhood of Brooklyn on May 15 to commemorate 71 years since the Nakba, or “catastrophe.”
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BY staff | Jacksonville, FL | 5/21/19
Fight Back News is circulating the following statement from the family of DJ Broadus
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BY Dave Schneider | Jacksonville, FL | 5/21/19
The outcome of Jacksonville’s 2019 runoff elections looked remarkably like the general election back in March.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 5/21/19
Members of the Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) voted May 19 to re-elect the Caucus of Rank and File Educators (CORE) leadership slate, headed by President Jesse Sharkey, Vice President Stacy Davis Gates, Financial Secretary Maria Moreno, and Recording Secretary Christel Williams Hayes.
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BY staff | Chicago, IL | 5/21/19
Members of the Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) voted May 19 to re-elect the Caucus of Rank and File Educators (CORE) leadership slate, headed by President Jesse Sharkey, Vice President Stacy Davis Gates, Financial Secretary Maria Moreno, and Recording Secretary Christel Williams Hayes.
chicago, CORE, CTU, union
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