On the Picket Line: #MeTooMcDonalds, Amazon workers & more

October 23, 2019
Alex Bolchi and Sue Davis

#MeTooMcDonald’s confronts U.S. CEO The president of McDonald’s USA, Chris Kempsczinksi (worth $15.3 million as of February 2019), was a…

GM workers to vote on new contract after month on strike

In 1848 in “The Communist Manifesto,” Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels made an astute observation about the emergence of labor…

October 18, 2019

An inside account of the Indigenous uprising in Ecuador

Oct. 16 -- On Oct. 7, 4000 Indigenous people from towns in and around the same canton marched for four…

October 18, 2019

Potluck solidarity with striking GM workers

Around 100 United Auto Workers’ supporters gathered in Langhorne, Pa., at the General Motors Service Parts Operation warehouse on Oct.…

October 17, 2019

Syracuse, N.Y. says: ‘Close the Camps’ with people’s power

“Up, up with liberation! Down, down with deportation!” rang out Oct. 11 as more than 75 people marched through the…

October 17, 2019

First International Women’s Congress calls for unity and solidarity

The following is based on a slightly modified translation by Resumen Latinoamericano, published Sept. 21. The First International Women’s Congress…

October 17, 2019

In California, criminal PG&E’s latest outages are an outrage

From midnight Oct. 9 to 2 p.m. Oct. 12, more than a million people in Northern and Central California were…

October 15, 2019

Hundreds pack State House to resist mass incarceration

Hundreds of families, friends and supporters of prisoners packed the Massachusetts State House Oct. 8 to support “An Act to…

October 15, 2019

Atlanta Pride says ‘Free Chelsea Manning!’

For over three hours on Oct. 12, tens of thousands of Atlanta Pride marchers passed by stationary teams on both…

October 15, 2019

What would a people’s impeachment look like?

Our news cycle is dominated by one overwhelming, all-encompassing story. While millions of people in the U.S. suffer without medical…

October 15, 2019