Category Archives: Labor Movement

Diamond Reynolds immediate witness to the murder of Philando Castile, tells her story clearly and directly.

Diamond Reynolds Speaks directly Philando Castile’s fiancée Diamond Reynolds speaks her mind. “I just ask that we get justice”

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UAW Local 833 Strikes Wisconsin Kholer plant

Many hundreds of workers have rejected a two-tier contract and are on strike against the Kholer company based in Wisconsin. Kholer produces plumbing fixtures, electrical generators and other basic products. Links for more information on the strike can be found … Continue reading

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REUTERS reports on Teamster Freight Rail Strike in Canada.

CP Rail’s train engineers, conductors go on strike in Canada: union TORONTO Sun Feb 15, 2015 12:59am EST A Canadian Pacific Railway crew works on their train at the CP Rail yards in Calgary, Alberta, in this file photo taken … Continue reading

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Port labor dispute is big concern for railroads Union Pacific, BNSF – Omaha.com: Money

The following article indicates the concerns amongst the major rail shippers engendered by an evidently successful port slowdwown amongst longshoreman working at the port of Los Angeles. Port labor dispute is big concern for railroads Union Pacific, BNSF – Omaha.com: … Continue reading

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U. S. National Railroad Workers Contract Negotitations Begins in January 2015

In the context of expanded production in the US economy, increased hiring amongst the major “Class 1” railroads and an industry expansion driven by increased oil production in the United States. Industry-wide contract negotiations have opened between the major US  … Continue reading

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Speech at the First Workers Party Convention: James P. Cannon (1922)

The text below is linked to the full speech from the Marxists Internet Archive. From the early years of American Communism, from the Prometheus Library. I say, comrades, we have come here by different roads. Some moved by one, some … Continue reading

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Support Locked out Kelloggs workers. Union Fact Sheet

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“Labor …has stood guard for what human rights remain” James P. Cannon

 From the Workers Party Letter to the Railway Unions 1922 James P. Cannon et al. Out of the nightmare of crime in which the capitalist rulers of the world have killed and mutilated 30 million men in seeking gain to … Continue reading

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“We represent the class that produces all of the wealth in the world and controls none of it:” Interview with James Harris

James Harris was the 2012 Socialist Workers Party candidate for the presidency of the United States.  He ran against Barack Obama and Mitt Romney. Behind Mr. Harris gentle manners and slightly rumpled demeanor lies a lifelong commitment to the social … Continue reading

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E.A. Preobrazhensky Autobiographical Sketch. Part 1 with link to complete text.

“In summer 1905 I left for Bryansk and there directed the activity of the local committee with two other comrades. With no bed in my room, I slept on newspapers on the floor, lived on smoked sausage and bread, spending … Continue reading

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