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Build workers’ assemblies!

January 10, 2015

Talk given by Steven Ceci at the 2014 National Conference of Workers World Party in New York City. First, I would like to congratulate Tommy Cavanaugh for his courageous decision as a McDonald’s worker to go on strike and be arrested. We also want to salute the Walmart workers who, this past [...]

Build workers’ assemblies!

November 24, 2014

Steven CeciWW photo: Brenda Ryan Talk given by Steven Ceci at the 2014 National Conference of Workers World Party in New York City. First, I would like to congratulate Comrade Tommy for his courageous decision as a McDonald’s worker to go on strike and be arrested. We also want to salute the [...]

The struggle for $15 an hour in Los Angeles

November 22, 2014

John ParkerWW photo: Brenda Ryan Excerpts from the talk given by John Parker at the 2014 Workers World Party National Conference in New York City. This $15-an-hour ballot initiative in Los Angeles is about changing the relationship between capital and labor by establishing powerful workers’ [...]

In Los Angeles: My experiences working on $15 an hour initiative

November 6, 2014

Sara Benjamin with her daughter Imari.WW photo: Sharon Black I’ve had the opportunity to travel to Los Angeles for the “$15 Minimum Wage” campaign, which includes a ballot initiative that demands a livable minimum wage of $15 an hour for the city of Los Angeles, to take effect immediately [...]

On the picket line

August 22, 2014

Kellogg ordered to end lockout On July 30, a federal judge ordered Kellogg to end its union-busting lockout of 226 workers at its Memphis cereal plant, reinstate their jobs by Aug. 4 and bargain with Bakery union (BCTGM) Local 252G in good faith. Kellogg locked the workers out on Oct. 22 because [...]

Confrontation in Los Angeles

July 16, 2014

WW photo: Gloria Verdieu On July 13, the day after the massive pro-Palestinian, pro-Gaza demonstration in Los Angeles, area Zionist supporters of the murderous, ongoing Israeli assault on the people of Gaza staged their own rally. Palestinian activists and supporters came out once again to confront [...]

Widespread solidarity with Gaza shown across U.S.

July 14, 2014

July 14 — As the Israeli bombing assault murdered what is now approaching 200 people in Gaza, about three-quarters of them civilians according to United Nations estimates, and with the Israeli army poised for a land invasion, people in solidarity with Palestine and against the Israeli war held [...]

Rakiba Brown, ¡Presente!

May 10, 2014

Rakiba Brown at International Women’s Day speakout, March 8.WW photo: Tom Michalak The life of revolutionary activist Rakiba Brown was remembered at a memorial celebration May 3 at Central United Methodist Church in Detroit. Friends and community activists from this city and around the world were [...]

Los Angeles activists plan car caravan for low-wage workers

April 16, 2014

Los Angeles activists, April 12.WW photo: Scott Scheffer A “Low-Wage Campaign” community speakout was held April 12 in Los Angeles at the Harriet Tubman Center for Social Justice, which houses the International Action Center. In spite at least two other compelling and competing events, the [...]

Protests demand U.S. hands off Russia, Ukraine, Venezuela

March 21, 2014

In response to a call from the International Action Center, demonstrations, outreach and other actions took place in cities and areas across the United States in mid-March to demand U.S. hands off Venezuela and no U.S. intervention in Ukraine or Russia. These actions also countered the lies and [...]
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