Haitian Garment Workers Go On Strike!
by Winter Storm
Workers on strike on Friday May 19, 2017
On May 19, 2017 4,000 Haitian garment workers went on strike with three demands:
- A minimum wage adjustment to 300 to
Short updates on three victories at the grassroots in the class war.
SEATTLE SOLIDARITY NETWORK:
“We won the Meniz wage-theft fight!! After months of making trouble for the Meniz Company (and their client, CWD) in every way we could think …Read more
According to a report on global slavery just released by the Walk Free Foundation, there are now 35 million people living in modern slavery. The 2013 general estimate using the same methodology was 30 million, meaning 5 million new slaves …Read more
“As an example of the national media’s apathy, the Lakota, Nakota and Dakota have turned their backs on the $1.5 billion dollars offered to them for settling the Black Hills Claim and although they are among the poorest of all …Read more
“I think all babies are created equal in that all normal babies—all babies without brain damage—possess some basic foundational understanding of morality and some foundational moral impulses…”
Further support for the idea of egalitarianism as an evolutionary advance based on …Read more
A good piece by Marc Norton:
““We are workers at Whole Foods Market building a movement for power and a voice on the job,” reads a petition that had been circulated at the store, signed by more than 50 workers.…
So the Greedy Old Pigs (GOP) have rigged it so voting really doesn’t matter. “Getting out the vote” doesn’t mean shit under these circumstances. They have established a system of minority rule which will put them in the white house …Read more
Fascinating to see this being publishing in the business press. It’s actually an important question and the obvious answer is that in most places the recent hikes were not enough. … But depending on legislation and ballot measures (which generally …Read more