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Chelsea Manning enters indefinite detention after being found in contempt of court

Arrest comes just days after refusal to testify at grand jury summons.

Oakland Strike: Balance Sheet, Lessons, and What Next?

Strike supporting restaurant Oakland

Oakland Educators Association (OEA) reached a tentative agreement to settle a 7-day strike in Oakland, California last week. Jack Gerson, retired Oakland teacher and former executive board and bargaining team member, gives his account of the dynamics of the walkout.

Judge rejects Chelsea Manning's request to quash grand jury subpoena

Manning vows to continue to fight after judge rejects her request to avoid grand jury testimony.

Do All Organizing Roads Lead to Bernie? A Response to Eric Blanc’s Interview on Dead Pundit Society From a West Virginia Teacher and Strike Leader

West Virginia teacher and strike organizer Michael Mochaidean argues against an interpretation of the recent wave of teachers' strikes that links them to the 2016 Bernie Sanders campaign. This article was originally published by the Black Rose Anarchist Federation.

Teachers' Strike in Oakland

The seven-day strike in Oakland was part of a series of recent teachers' strikes in the U.S.

The Seattle Worker: Vol 2, #2, February-March 2019, Seattle General Strike Centennial Edition

In honor of the Seattle General Strike of 1919, and in commemoration of the Centralia Tragedy that happened later that year, the Seattle Worker Committee is proud to present our General Strike Centennial Edition. Along with our regular “In the News” snippets from James Smith, we also have two historical essays by our contributors Hannah Hopkins, Lexi Owens, and Lindsay Mimir.

West Virginia Walkout Beats Back Neoliberal Education Bill

A #55Strong Update on the Omnibus Bill Walkouts From a West Virginia Teacher. This story was first published by the Black Rose Anarchist Federation.

1892 New Orleans General Strike

White and black dockworkers rest on cotton bales. The general strike was success

An extract from Life in the Teamsters: The Civil Rights Movement documenting an early example of class solidarity in the segregationist southern USA.

Movie Review: VICE (2018)

A review of the movie about ex-Vice-President of the USA, Dick Cheney.

Class struggle frontiers in Hinterland

Hinterland cover

Comrade Motopu provides an overview of Phil Neel’s book and attempts to place it in the ongoing debates over the centrality of labor movements vs. surplus populations and riots vs. strikes.