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international / workplace struggles / non-anarchist press Monday November 05, 2018 18:55 by Dan La Botz
Thousands of Google employees throughout the United States and around the world walked off their jobs yesterday, Nov. 1, “to protest sexual harassment, misconduct, lack of transparency, and a workplace that doesn’t work for everyone.” Beginning in Singapore and working its way around the globe the movement closed Google offices from Mountain View, California, in Boulder and New York, as well as in London, Dublin, Zurich and Berlin. read full story / add a comment
north america / mexico / workplace struggles / non-anarchist press Thursday October 01, 2009 21:01 by Dan La Botz
The Mexican Preventive Police (PFP) are preparing to occupy the facilities of the Central Light and Power Company in Mexico City in an attempt to break the militant Mexican Electrical Workers Union (SME), according to a union press release. The union warns that the quasi-military occupation of the plants could come within a week. read full story / add a comment
north america / mexico / the left / opinion / analysis Friday September 08, 2006 00:27 by Dan La Botz
López Obrador has taken a great gamble by calling for a Constituent Assembly and the launching of a new Republic while he seems to have the support of only perhaps a quarter of the Mexican people. López Obrador seems to be marching toward the Rubicon, but the question is, is he really prepared to cross over and will plebeian Mexico follow him? If not, then the question becomes, can he retreat? If he is forced to back down, can he pull off an orderly retreat? read full story / add a comment
north america / mexico / workplace struggles / appeal / petition Tuesday April 25, 2006 00:55 by Dan La Botz
Police shot and killed two workers, another was crushed to death in a melee, and over 40 others were wounded, most by gunshots, when authorities launched an assault to expel striking workers occupying the SICARTSA steel mill in Lázaro Cárdenas, Michoacán, Mexico on April 20. read full story / add a comment
north america / mexico / workplace struggles / news report Sunday March 05, 2006 05:25 by Dan La Botz
More than a quarter of a million miners and steelworkers walked off the job between March 1 - 3 in wildcat strikes at 70 companies in at least eight states from central to northern Mexico virtually paralyzing the mining industry. While the strike has ended, there are reasons to believe that this could be the first act in an unfolding drama that could challenge Mexican employers, the corrupt “official” unions, and the conservative Mexican government. Stay in your seats, the play has only begun. read full story / add a comment
north america / mexico / workplace struggles / non-anarchist press Thursday February 23, 2006 23:07 by Dan La Botz
Subcomandante Marcos, speaking for the Zapatista Army of National Liberation and its “other campaign,” has begun to reach out to workers and unions, including dialogues with workers during campaign stops. The new emphasis on a discussion with workers about their unions represents a qualitative change in the political approach of the EZLN. While the EZLN has always spoken about Indians and the poor struggling for their basic needs, it has never before in its 12 years of public political activity made such an explicit approach to unionized workers, and never before engaged them in dialogue. read full story / add a comment
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