Tuesday January 18, 2022
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BY Cassandra Swart | Dallas, TX | 1/18/22
On January 16, progressives gathered downtown at Dallas City Hall to demand justice for Dheeraj Rajendran, an engineering student and member of the Student Federation of India, a mass student movement connected to the Communist Party of India (Marxist), murdered in the Indian state of Kerala by members of the Kerala Students Union and the youth wing of the Indian National Congress.
BY staff | Washington, DC | 1/17/22
UPS Teamsters across the country mobilized on January 17, Martin Luther King Jr. Day to demand UPS make MLK Day a paid holiday, end two-tier jobs, create more full-time jobs, and pay part-time employees a living wage.
BY Masao Suzuki | San José, CA | 1/16/22
On Friday, January 14, the U.S. Department of Commerce reported that retail sales dropped 1.9% in December 2021.
BY Frank Chapman | United States | 1/14/22
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BY Masao Suzuki | San Jose, CA | 1/14/22
On Wednesday, January 12 the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that prices of consumer goods rose 7% in 2021. This is the highest rate of inflation in 40 years.
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BY staff | Denver, CO | 1/14/22
Fight Back! interviews Carol McMillian, a bakery worker from Denver currently on strike against the unfair labor practices of King Soopers, a division of Kroger.
BY staff | United States | 1/13/22
Last month marked the 30th anniversary of one of the most colossal events in history. On December 26, 1991, the Soviet Union formally dissolved itself, bringing an end to the 70-plus year project of building socialism, and reintroducing capitalism to nearly a fifth of the world.
BY staff | Los Angeles, CA | 1/12/22
In the afternoon of January 8, community organizations marched through North Hollywood to demand justice for Valentina Orellana-Peralta, a 14-year-old who was killed by LAPD officer William Dorsey Jones Jr.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 1/12/22
Members of the Chicago Teachers Union’s House of Delegates voted to end a four-day remote learning action and return to school.
BY Jess Sundin | Minneapolis, MN | 1/12/22
More than 50 people gathered here to honor Mel Reeves, a community leader who died January 6 at age 64.
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