Monday January 22, 2018
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BY staff | United States | 12/30/17
There was a high tide of struggle on many fronts in 2017. The pace and intensity of the struggles this year makes it easy to forget some of the things we have accomplished, which makes it all the more important to look back and review the lessons from this year’s resistance so we can move forward stronger.
BY National Democratic Front of the Philippines | Philippines | 12/27/17
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following Dec. 26 statement from Ka Joaquin Jacinto, Spokesperson, National Democratic Front of the Philippines, Mindanao.
BY Mao Zedong | United States | 12/25/17
To mark the 124nd anniversary of the birth of Chinese revolutionary Mao Zedong, Dec. 26, Fight Back News Service is circulating his oft-quoted 1945 speech to the 7th Congress of the Communist Party of China, “The Foolish Old Man Who Removed the Mountains.”
China, Mao, Socialism
BY staff | Albert Lea, MN | 12/23/17
On Dec. 20, Mayo Albert Lea Hospital blocked 79 SEIU Healthcare MN hospital workers from returning to work after they went out on a one-day strike the day before. The members went on strike because they have been without a contract for over a year.
BY Sol Marquez | Los Angeles, CA | 12/17/17
A packed house is unusual for the Boyle Heights Planning and Land Use Committee (PLUC), but on Dec. 14, over 50 people filled the room. The PLUC meeting was asked by KIPP Promesa Charter School architects and developers for a statement of support from the PLUC as well as a preview of a new Community Plan with a rezoning proposal. Boyle Heights is already occupied by two charter schools which co-locate at 2nd Street Elementary and Breed Elementary.
BY Meredith Aby-Keirstead | Minneapolis, MN | 12/12/17
Over 150 people marched on International Human Rights day, Dec. 10, in south Minneapolis demanding an end to Trump’s wars and his administration’s attacks on immigrants.
BY Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine | Palestine | 12/09/17
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following statement from the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP).
BY Kas Schwerdtfeger | Milwaukee, WI | 12/03/17
As the critical month of December rolled in, the United Parcel Service mandated nationally new work rules for package delivery drivers, increasing the workweek to 70 hours for the duration of the holiday, or peak, season.
BY Jessica Schwartz | New York, NY | 11/29/17
In the aftermath of multiple allegations of sexual harassment, assault and rape against Hollywood executive and producer Harvey Weinstein, a social media hashtag campaign #MeToo emerged.
BY Jessica Schwartz | New York, NY | 11/29/17
In the aftermath of multiple allegations of sexual harassment, assault and rape against Hollywood executive and producer Harvey Weinstein, a social media hashtag campaign #MeToo emerged.
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