Florida

Report on Juneteenth Strike Actions on the Inside and Out

Gainesville Incarcerated Workers Organizing Committee reports on Juneteenth strike actions in Florida prisons along with outside public support. This post first appeared on It's Going Down.

Plantation Rising: Uncovering the Aftermath of Florida’s 2016 Fall Prisoner Uprisings

A collection of reports from Florida inmates about the September 9, 2016, prison strike and uprising. Compiled by the Campaign to Fight Toxic Prisons.

Florida Prisoners Are Laying It Down

Prison strike solidarity demonstration at RMC Lake Butler, FL.

During early 2018 prisoners across Florida are gonna “laydown” in nonviolent protest of the intolerable conditions in Florida’s prisons.

1977-80: Gay Activists Boycott Orange Juice

A rather strange chapter in history, Miami Dade county passed an ordinance banning discrimination against homosexuals in housing or employment, quite rare for 1977. In response a former beauty queen/popstar and an orange juice company worked to over turn the ordinance, which prompted a boycott of orange juice and the creation of a new snakebite, and a pie attack.

Christmas day freedom fighters: hidden history of the Seminole anticolonial struggle - William Katz

On Christmas day in 1837, the Africans and Native Americans who formed Florida’s Seminole Nation defeated a vastly superior U.S. invading army bent on cracking this early rainbow coalition and returning the Africans to slavery.

Fight for 15 reportback - Shallah Baso

A reportback from Shallah Baso of the Communist League of Tampa on a 'Fight for $15' rally in Florida.

Taxing our lives: unpaid costs and wages in transit

An article about transit, its relationship to work and capitalism, and an exploration of a revolutionary anti-capitalist orientation towards transit struggles.

Walmart workers walk out on wildcat

Workers at a Wal-Mart in Florida went out on wildcat earlier this week over scheduling arrangements. According to both workers and the company, this is the first such action against the company ever to occur in the US.

California: Mobile home residents on rent strike against hikes

Residents in Ceres, California launched their strike when Equity LifeStyles Properties increased rents by $85 a month.