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The Lessons of Chile: 1970-1973

11. March 2012

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The rise of Chile’s mass movement marked a high point in the global struggles of the 1960s. The defeat of this movement marked the beginning of its descent.

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“Civil Wars” Misses the Mark

23. September 2011

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“Civil Wars” Misses the Mark

"The Civil Wars in US Labor" chronicles the corruption, back-stabbing, power-grabbing, and opportunistic alliances that have characterized recent turf wars among American unions. Why did a generation of activists fail to democratize the unions, and what must we do differently to avoid repeating that failure?

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“I got sick and tired of being treated like crap”

31. July 2011

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“I got sick and tired of being treated like crap”

by Jane Edgett - Hundreds of thousands of Canadian families have been plunged into poverty by a workers compensation system that denies them support.

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Support the Egyptian Revolution!

31. January 2011

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Support the Egyptian Revolution!

Revolutions that topple tyrants can transform themselves into revolutionary movements that challenge all tyranny. This is what the ruling class most fears, not only in Egypt, but also in the US and around the world.

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“We give them so much, and they give us so little back”

14. November 2010

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“We give them so much, and they give us so little back”

The members of UNITE-HERE Local 75 know that nothing is won without a fight and that class solidarity is the best medicine. They inspire us all.

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US Social Forum 2010 – We Need Unity in Action

5. July 2010

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US Social Forum 2010 – We Need Unity in Action

Capitalism is trying to solve its financial problems by attacking all workers. We can defend our rights only by fighting back as a class. “An injury to one is an injury to all” means that we must treat every battle as our own.

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Support Detroit’s Emergency Medics!

5. July 2010

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Support Detroit’s Emergency Medics!

Detroit medics who work for the city's Emergency Medical Service desperately need our support - please sign their online petition.

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Assembly-Line Medicine

17. April 2010

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Assembly-Line Medicine

By expanding Taylorism to the service sector, capitalism has expanded the class struggle to every school and hospital. Opportunities have never been better to build a unified movement of the working-class.

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The Fight for Medicare in Canada

17. April 2010

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The Fight for Medicare in Canada

The story of how Canadian medicare was won and how it is being lost provides many valuable lessons.

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Union Democracy On Trial

21. March 2010

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Union Democracy On Trial

by Carl Finamore - SEIU is pouring massive resources into defeating the fastest growing labor organization in California, the member-led NUHW. (Includes post-trial update.)

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