WWW.YASMINNAIR.NET Few things have delighted me more in recent weeks than the sight of so many people, and not all of them teachers, clad in red t-shirts in support of the currently ongoing Chicago Teachers Union strike. All around Chicago, cars and trucks are honking their support as they zip past groups of strikers, like […]
THE REAL NEWS Chicago Mayor Emanuel seek court injunction to force teachers back to work.
OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN In Arizona early September is not the best time to have a holiday that demands an outdoor, daytime celebration. But such is life, and so every year on Labor Day organized labor uses its skills and resources to put on an event that celebrates working people and the trade union movement. And […]
OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN? The struggle against austerity policies and the undermining of civil rights in Spain continues, and it is gaining strength. In the past month, Spanish miners have joined the efforts of other workers in other sectors, including education and health care, marking a new turning point: They have the support of most of […]
OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN The right threw resources into Scott Walker’s anti-union fight, while the Democratic party stood by. That’s a recipe for defeat Forget the old saw, “All politics is local.” There is a kettle’s worth of tea leaves to read in Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker’s triumph over Democratic challenger Tom Barrett. The acrimonious 5 […]