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austerity / labor / US Politics

Christie’s Pension Onslaught Upheld by New Jersey Court

Christie’s Pension Onslaught Upheld by New Jersey Court John Leslie Determined to ride on the backs of public employees in his bid for the Presidency, Chris Christie has broken promises to public servants, demonized them and imperiled the financial future of teachers, firefighters, police and state workers. It is estimated that the fund will go … Continue reading


MOVE and ICFFMAJ Statement on Mumia’s Health, plus video

MOVE and International Concerned Family and Friends of Mumia Abu-Jamal Statement on Mumia’s Health allso, video below Mumia’s Family and Supporters Present Demands to the DOC 4/3/2015 for more information Free Mumia Coalition This government has been trying to murder Mumia for 34 years. The power of this movement stopped his execution in 1995 and … Continue reading

antiwar / strategy

Solidarity with Spring Antiwar Actions

Solidarity with Spring Antiwar Actions Steve X Unfortunately, it seems that UNAC’s “Spring Rising” demonstration only attracted a “few hundred” protesters. How could this be? How do we build a genuinely mass antiwar movement? The circumstances today are different from the period of the Vietnam war, but building an antiwar movement based on a united … Continue reading

International / labor

6,000 Dunnes Stores workers strike in south of Ireland

Originally posted on Redline:
by Philip Ferguson Six thousand workers employed in 109 Dunnes Stores in the south of Ireland staged a 24-hour strike yesterday (Thursday, April 2).  (The business sells food, clothing, home furnishings; they’re roughly similar to a chain like Woolworths in NZ.) Low-hours contracts Whereas in New Zealand, there is currently a…