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BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 1/23/10
More than 75 workers, students and community supporters rallied at Morrill Hall, the central administration building here, Jan. 21, to oppose attempts by President Bruininks and senior administrators to balance the budget on the backs of staff and students.
BY Joe Iosbaker | Chicago, IL | 1/22/10
Over 200 workers, faculty and students at the University of Illinois-Chicago (UIC) marched here, Jan. 21, to demand full funding for higher education and an end to threatened furloughs and layoffs.
BY staff | United States | 12/23/09
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following letter, written by Labor for Palestine to the President of the AFL-CIO, urging support for the campaign to boycott Israel.
BY Eric Gardner | Los Angeles, CA | 11/20/09
Students from all over the state of California gathered at the University of California regents meeting on UCLA campus Nov.19. They were there to protest proposed fee hikes.
BY Charla Schlueter | Los Angeles, CA | 11/18/09
As of Nov. 18, dozens of tents are cropping up on UCLA’s quad as over 100 students begin a tent city, part of an all-night protest against the budget cuts, layoffs and tuition hikes in the University of California (UC) system.
BY staff | Urbana Champaign, IL | 11/18/09
After two days of mass picketing that shut down hundreds of classes at the University of Illinois-Urbana Champaign, the strike by the Graduate Employees Organization (GEO) has scored an amazing victory.
BY Joe Iosbaker | Urbana Champaign, IL | 11/16/09
At 8:00 a.m., Nov. 16, hundreds of teaching assistants rallied in a cold, driving rain on the campus of the University of Illinois.
BY staff | Urbana-Champaign, IL | 11/10/09
On Nov. 9, the Graduate Employees’ Organization (GEO) at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) announced the results of its strike authorization vote.
BY Fernando Figueroa | Gainesville, FL | 11/01/09
A group of about 150 people, including farmworkers from Immokalee, Florida, students and community supporters, rallied on Oct. 24 to fight for better wages and working conditions for the farmworkers.
BY James Jordan | Bogotá, Colombia | 9/23/09
Liliany Obando is powerful. She is one thousands of Colombian political prisoners. For a year now, I have known Liliany through letters. We finally met face-to-face on three occasions, during a delegation sponsored by the U.S.-based Campaign for Labor Rights and the Colombia Action Network.
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