USA

[VIDEO] Where's the Proof of Racism?

Twelve exhibits of evidence making the case that there exists a widespread pattern of racism that amounts to racial oppression. I support this with plenty of research studies and data. The video focuses on African-Americans; other groups in the U.S. and around the world face racism, too, but I narrowed it down to black Americans to keep this video concise.

Areas of focus, in order of appearance:

12. Employment
11. Employment (again)
10. Housing
9. Banking
8. Courts
7. Police
6. Police (again)
5. Employment (yet again)
4. School
3. Healthcare
2. School (again)
1. Wealth

USA: Overview of Auto Workers' Strike

The article here, from our ICT affiliate in the United States, evaluates the longest strike by US car workers in a decade. After six weeks, members of the United Auto Workers voted for the union’s deal with General Motors.

Wildcat Strike Launched by UC Santa Cruz Grad Student Workers

Could the #Red4Ed strike wave spill over to higher education and graduate student organizing? Participant C.A. writes on the announced strike hours after the vote was taken. This article was first published by the Black Rose/Rosa Negra Anarchist Federation.

Wildcat Strike Launched by UC Santa Cruz Grad Student Workers

Could the #Red4Ed strike wave spill over to higher education and graduate student organizing? Participant C.A. writes on the announced strike hours after the vote was taken. This article was first published by the Black Rose/Rosa Negra Anarchist Federation.

Strikes & Chokepoints Workshop, San Francisco Zinn Bookfair, 8 Dec 2019

Durban dockers refuse Chinese arms headed to Zimbabwe

The dispersed system of global production, united by supply chains stretching across the planet, has not only integrated our world but made capitalism more vulnerable to disruption. This workshop will identify and map potential choke points, exposing vulnerabilities where struggles could possibly circulate globally through acts of working class solidarity.

'Living and Dying on the Factory Floor’ - by Dave Ranney

This book is a thoughtful and easy-to-read account of the author's experiences in various industrial workplaces in the US in the late 1970s and early 1980s.

Emergency! Comrade Malik calls for our help: ‘Don’t allow the feds to assassinate me!’

A short plea for help from Keith "Comrade Malik" Washington, an outspoken prison abolitionist organizer and IWW/IWOC member, along with some background. Previously published by the San Francisco Bay View and Abolition Media Worldwide.

TV Series Review: DAMNATION

A brief review of the TV series 'Damnation' (2017)

Burgerville Fast Food Workers Walk Off Job, Launch Strike

Members of the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) union at the fast food chain Burgerville have gone on strike in Portland, Oregon. This report first appeared on It's Going Down.

It's Not Working: Steeltown USA and Worker Ownership

In the late 1970s American manufacturing was in extreme difficulty. The Carter administration turned to a series of radical (for the American government) new inititatives including letting workers buy their workplaces when the owners wanted to pull out.