Friday October 19, 2018
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BY staff | Denver, CO | 10/06/18
On October 4, Denver Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) joined a nationwide protest against Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation, which is scheduled for Saturday.
BY staff | Washington DC | 10/05/18
The results are in. The UPS National Master Agreement, which covers approximately 250,000 workers across the country and is the largest private-sector union contract in the United States, has been rejected in a 45.74% to 54.26% vote.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 10/05/18
About 1000 people are marching in downtown Chicago, late this afternoon, Oct. 5, in the wake of the Van Dyke verdict.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 10/05/18
Erica Nanton calls for a Civilian Police Accountability Council (CPAC), to establish community control over the police, as hundreds of people gather at City Hall here, Oct. 5 in the wake of the Van Dyke verdict. Jason Van Dyke, a white cop who shot Laquan McDonald, an African American youth, 16 times in October 2014, was found guilty of second-degree murder.
BY Chrisley Carpio | Tampa, FL | 10/05/18
On October 4, over 20 students protested at the University of South Florida against the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh for a seat on the U.S. Supreme Court.
Kavanaugh, SDS, Tampa, USF
BY staff | Boston, MA | 10/05/18
Approximately 1700 hotel workers in Boston walked off the job on Wednesday, October 3. The strike includes seven hotels across the city: the Sheraton Boston, Westin Copley Square, Westin Waterfront, Aloft Seaport, Element Seaport, W Hotel, and the Ritz-Carlton. All the hotels involved are operated by Marriott International, which is both the largest hotel employer in Boston and the largest hotel chain in the world.
BY Ryan Hamann | Oshkosh, WI | 10/05/18
Members of United Action Oshkosh (UAO) and UW-Oshkosh Students for a Democratic Society (UWO SDS), as well as supporters from the broader community, gathered at the Opera House Square in downtown Oshkosh to stand in solidarity with survivors and victims of sexual violence.
BY Staff | Minneapolis, MN | 10/05/18
On October 4, youth and community members across the country participated in a national day of action to protest Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, and to support survivors of sexual violence.
BY staff | Washington DC | 10/04/18
Fred Zuckerman, Principal Officer of Teamsters Local 89 and previous reform candidate to head the IBT sent an open letter blasting the Hoffa administration’s threats to ignore the UPS Teamsters contract vote.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 10/04/18
A coalition of peace, anti-war, faith-based, student and other groups will hold an anti-war protest in Minneapolis on Friday, October 5 to mark 17 years since the start of the U.S. war in Afghanistan.
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