Thursday July 18, 2019
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BY Tom Burke | Detroit, MI | 12/06/13
In a blow to Detroit unionized public workers and their pensions, U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Steven W. Rhodes ruled on Dec. 4, that workers’ pensions are not protected.
BY Tom Burke | Grand Rapids, MI | 7/02/13
Giving new meaning to ‘soldiers of solidarity,’ U.S. veterans joined fired health care workers to rally in front of the Grand Rapids Home for Veterans on the afternoon of July 1.
BY Tom Burke | Lansing, MI | 12/11/12
Lansing, MI — Upwards of 10,000 union workers and their supporters rallied outside the Michigan State Capitol today, Dec. 11, chanting, “Kill the bill!”
BY Fight Back! Editors | Lansing, MI | 12/09/12
In the coming days, the unfolding events in Lansing, Michigan will be at the center of the class struggle in this country. A battle is under way that pits the labor movement and its allies against raw corporate power.
BY Tom Burke | Lansing, MI | 7/27/12
Nearly 200 protesters rallied here July 25. They stood for three hours on the steps of the Michigan “Hall of Justice,” to demand an end to Governor Rick Snyder’s use of Emergency Financial Managers (EFM).
BY Tom Burke | Grand Rapids, MI | 3/16/11
150 people protested here, March 15, against Michigan Governor Rick Snyder’s plans to impose extreme budget cuts to health clinics, schools and other social services.
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