U.S. and Canada

Houston Starbucks workers hold a one-day strike

Houston A spirited 12-hour demonstration was held Oct. 1 outside Houston’s first unionized Starbucks store from 6 a.m. until 6…

October 5, 2022

‘Who shut it down? We shut it down!’

Atlanta Ansley Mall Starbucks workers chose National Coffee Day, Sept. 29, as the time for their strike. A robust and…

October 5, 2022

Alabama prisoners wage massive strike

Oct. 2 — Launched with the cry, “We will no longer contribute to our own oppression,” thousands of incarcerated workers…

October 4, 2022

Support Philadelphia Museum of Art strike

Philadelphia Since Sept. 26, almost 200 workers have been on strike — not reporting for work in person or virtually…

October 4, 2022

PDF of September 29 issue

Download the PDF. Inclusive, expansive, revolutionary New Family Code approved by Cubans 2-to-1 Battling billionaire developers Saladin Muhammad remembered Editorial:…

September 29, 2022

Workers at Philadelphia Home Depot file for union

Retail workers at a Home Depot store in northeast Philadelphia filed a petition on Sept. 20 with the National Labor…

September 28, 2022

Peoples’ Townhomes on front lines of struggle for affordable housing

Residents in 69 low-income housing units at the University City Townhomes in West Philadelphia received welcome news Sept. 23. Their…

September 27, 2022

Amazon hires a former prison manager

Amazon, with its notorious multibillionaire owner Jeff Bezos, is universally known as one of the world’s largest union-busting conglomerates. It…

September 27, 2022

Hail Indigenous Peoples Day – Support Workers World 

Boston’s proclamation last year that the second Monday of October every year would be Indigenous Peoples Day, “in lieu of”…

September 23, 2022

Pennsylvania DOC reclassifies Latinx incarcerated workers as ‘white’ 

By  Bryant Arroyo and Betsey Piette In late August, environmental justice advocate and Puerto Rican political prisoner Bryant Arroyo was…

September 23, 2022