BY staff | Kohler, WI | 12/11/15
Members of UAW Local 833 are picketing the sprawling Kohler plant here, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, in a nearly month-long strike against a two-tier wage system that would condemn newer, ‘Tier B’ workers to poverty wages.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 12/10/15
#ResignRahm was trending today, Nov. 9, on Twitter, as high school students and office employees walked off their jobs to march outside city hall.
BY staff | Milwaukee, WI | 12/10/15
Building solidarity with the more than 2000 Kohler workers on strike, the United Worker Organization, along with many other progressive organizations, have begun a food drive to support the works of UAW Local 833.
BY Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine | Palestine | 12/09/15
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following Dec. 9 statement from the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP).
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 12/07/15
Palestinian icon Rasmea Odeh; Black youth leaders Veronica Morris-Moore and LaCreshia Birts; Black Liberation Movement veteran Frank Chapman and Eric Koene, a striking worker from the Kohler plant in Wisconsin, appeared together on the stage of the 24th Annual People’s Thanksgiving.
BY staff | Kohler, WI | 12/07/15
On Dec. 5, a car caravan of students from the Milwaukee-based Youth Empowered in the Struggle (YES), along with community members, traveled to Kohler to support the workers and their fight for a fair and livable contract.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 12/06/15
A crowd of 100 people from all walks of life gathered in Chicago for an annual event, the People’s Thanksgiving.
BY Chrisley Carpio | Tampa, FL | 12/06/15
On Dec. 3, a dozen University of South Florida students gave out hundreds of flyers and dropped a banner in support of affirmative action for African American and Latino students.
BY Katherine Draken | Tallahassee, FL | 12/06/15
A crowd of students rallied near the administration building on the Florida State University (FSU) campus, Dec. 3 in support of affirmative action and to demand an end to the racist exclusion of African American students.
BY staff | Athens, Greece | 12/04/15
On Dec. 1 a delegation of trade unionists from the U.S. met for several hours with George Mavrikos, the General Secretary of the World Federation of Trade Unions (WFTU).