Chicago: Students and Teachers Protest the State’s Failed Response to Pandemic

Photo credit: @oso_campeon on Twitter By Michael Nolan High school students from Chicago Public Schools (CPS) walked out January 14 in protest of the city’s failed handling of student and teacher safety during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic. Anger at Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot, who has actively retaliated against unionized teachers and ignored student concerns, was central as the crowd marched in the streets … Continue reading Chicago: Students and Teachers Protest the State’s Failed Response to Pandemic

Eugene: Starbucks Workers Unite to Fight for Demands, Determined to Resist Retaliation

Photo: Workers at the Eugene Location (Credit: Jan) By Sarah Ahmed Early in January, workers at the 29th Avenue and Willamette Street Starbucks location in Eugene, Oregon filed a petition to form a union with the federal government’s National Labor Relations Board (NLRB). Tribune spoke with the Eugene workers as they prepare themselves for bigger battles with the company and to learn more about the … Continue reading Eugene: Starbucks Workers Unite to Fight for Demands, Determined to Resist Retaliation

Illinois: Family of Slain Edwardsville Worker Files Lawsuit Against Amazon

By Vincent Cross The family of Amazon delivery driver Austin McEwen filed a wrongful death lawsuit this Monday against Amazon, as well as the two companies involved in the construction of the Edwardsville Amazon warehouse where McEwen died during a tornado that hit the facility on December 10. The lawsuit states that Amazon failed to properly warn employees of the tornado or provide safe shelter … Continue reading Illinois: Family of Slain Edwardsville Worker Files Lawsuit Against Amazon

Workers’ Resistance Bulletin: January 21

Workers’ Resistance Bulletin: January 21 Workers’ Resistance Bulletin is an overview of workers’ resistance, as well as the repression of workers, taking place all across the US, from small workplaces to large factories. The growing wave of worker mobilizations makes clear that the general crisis of imperialism will be met with greater struggle from the proletariat. If you have a tip or suggestion for worker … Continue reading Workers’ Resistance Bulletin: January 21

Week in Struggle: January 14-20

India On January 8, suspected members of the People’s Liberation Guerrilla Army (PLGA), carrying out the People’s War under the leadership of the Communist Party of India (Maoist) [CPI (Maoist)], destroyed mining vehicles in the Gumla district of Jharkhand. The mining vehicles were owned by the Aditya Birla Group, a mining company that operates at the people’s expense in service to imperialism. Posters were left … Continue reading Week in Struggle: January 14-20

Canton: Police Murder Man in His Backyard as New Year Begins, Community Demands Justice

By Jason Bartles Only minutes into the new year, James “Big Roe” Williams was shot and killed in his own backyard by a police officer in Canton, Ohio. His wife, Marquetta Williams, has vowed to fight for justice, as community members and activists have joined the struggle. The neighborhood where Williams lived has a long-standing tradition of celebratory gunfire to ring in the new year. … Continue reading Canton: Police Murder Man in His Backyard as New Year Begins, Community Demands Justice

Mayfield: Survivors of Capitalist Disaster Struggle While Government and Charity Efforts Fail Them

Photo: Casey (on left) holding her two-year-old daughter, photographed in December following the tornado that destroyed her home. (Source: Tribune Official Supporter) By Michael Nolan Victims of the tornado that hit Mayfield, Kentucky this past December are still being left to fend for themselves in another total failure of the capitalist ruling class to prepare for and respond to extreme weather. Opportunist politicians from the … Continue reading Mayfield: Survivors of Capitalist Disaster Struggle While Government and Charity Efforts Fail Them

Massachusetts: After Ten-Month Long Strike Ends, Saint Vincent Nurses Reflect on Their Struggle

By Vincent Cross On Monday, January 4, nurses at Saint Vincent Hospital in Worcester overwhelmingly voted to approve a new contract and back-to-work agreement. The vote formally ended a walkout which had resulted in the longest nurses’ strike in Massachusetts history and the longest nurses’ strike in the United States in over fifteen years. The tenacious fight, which won most of the workers’ demands, reflected … Continue reading Massachusetts: After Ten-Month Long Strike Ends, Saint Vincent Nurses Reflect on Their Struggle

Workers’ Resistance Bulletin: January 14

Photo credit: Twitter @UFCW_7 Workers’ Resistance Bulletin is an overview of workers’ resistance, as well as the repression of workers, taking place all across the US, from small workplaces to large factories. The growing wave of worker mobilizations makes clear that the general crisis of imperialism will be met with greater struggle from the proletariat. If you have a tip or suggestion for worker coverage, … Continue reading Workers’ Resistance Bulletin: January 14

Mexico: Revolutionaries Commemorate Chairman Mao’s 128th Birthday and Anniversary of CP-Sol Rojo

By Nélida Tello On December 26, activists and revolutionaries from various parts of southern Mexico commemorated Chairman Mao Zedong’s 128th birthday and celebrated the fifth anniversary of Current of the People-Red Sun’s (CP-Sol Rojo, Corriente del Pueblo Sol Rojo) public existence as well as its 14 years of political work in rural communities.  At the event, organizers spoke of their struggles against imperialist aggression, the … Continue reading Mexico: Revolutionaries Commemorate Chairman Mao’s 128th Birthday and Anniversary of CP-Sol Rojo