Brett Wilkins
Amazon Labor Union organizer and president Chris Smalls celebrates following the successful unionization vote by workers at Amazon's JFK8 warehouse in Staten Island, New York on April 1, 2022. (Photo: Andrea Renault/AFP via Getty Images)

Apr. 1, 2022

"For everyone in the labor movement, it's time to dramatically rethink what we imagine is possible," said one organizer.

Progressives hailed Friday's unionization vote by employees at an Amazon warehouse in New York City as a historic victory for workers across the United States and an inspiring call to action for others seeking to organize.

Erica Smiley And Sarita Gupta
Worker - Popular Resistance

Mar. 27, 2022

Building A More Powerful People’s Movement For Economic Democracy Will Require The Spread Of A More Expansive View Of Democracy.

One That Moves Past Individual Rights And Into The Realm Of Shared Responsibilities.

Jeffrey Dastin, Danielle Kaye and Julia Love
Amazon Labour Union (ALU) organiser Christian Smalls reacts as ALU members celebrate official victory after hearing results regarding the vote to unionize, outside the NLRB offices in Brooklyn, New York City, U.S., April 1, 2022

April 1, 2022 (Reuters) - A vote by Amazon (AMZN.O) workers to organize their warehouse in New York surprised and inspired long-time labor backers, for whom a new reality is settling in: It can be done, though it won't be easy.

Sam Wainwright
The challenge for the left is to solidarise with the Ukrainian and Russian people demanding an end to the war, while challenging the federal government's hypocrisy and militarism. Photo: Mathias PR/Pexels

As Canada’s flag-waving government (with no criticisms from their new NDP supporters) cheers for war and plans a HUGE increase in military spending, the real problems of climate disruption, healthcare failings, and shrinking purchasing power (among others)  go unaddressed. This Australian piece lays out a clear description/analysis of what the NATO/Russia/Ukraine tragedy is all about

  • Gene McGuckin

Mar. 16, 2022

Joanna Slater

Mar. 14, 2022

BOSTON — On a recent raw winter morning, Barry Hurd was sitting on a bench waiting for the bus after a trip to the supermarket.

Hurd, 64, gets by on his monthly disability payment, but it’s not easy. “The food is high, rent high, everything high,” he said. “Unless you win the lottery, you’re not saving.”


Mar 9, 2022

In the wake of Biden’s ban on Russian oil imports, groups call on President Biden to invoke the DPA to ramp up the deployment of renewable energy to transition the world off fossil fuels

Raúl M Grijalva
Oil rigs in the Cook Inlet oil field of Alaska. ‘Doubling down on fossil fuels is a false solution that only perpetuates the problem.’ Photograph: PA Lawrence/Alamy

Mar. 4, 2022

Fossil-fuel firms want to turn violence and bloodshed into an oil and gas propaganda-generating scheme. The goal: a drilling bonanza

Last week, we all watched in horror as Vladimir Putin launched a deadly, catastrophic attack on Ukraine, violating international treaties across the board. Most of us swiftly condemned his actions and pledged support for the Ukrainian people whose country, homes and lives are under attack.


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