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by Brian Young | on Jan 23, 2017

To Punch or not to Punch

Some of the most successful social movements have come when people stop playing by the rules and put their freedom on the line.  Of course, these tactics are controversial.  These actions...

by Daniel Hinton | on Aug 14, 2015

Teachers Join the Sea of Red

Approximately 300 CWA brothers and sisters and their allies rallied on Thursday in Rocky Point, Long Island, to protest Verizon's anti-union tactics during contract negotiations. Most of...

by Daniel Hinton | on Apr 09, 2015

Labor Lectures: Does the Rat Have a Name?

Of course it does. Around here we like to call it "The Boss."Still unsure of what we're talking about? Ever see an enormous, inflatable rat outside of a workplace or on a street corner...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jul 12, 2013

Protest Wal-mart

Unions and activists were planning on protesting the opening of a crappy Wal-Mart supermarket in Levittown, NY. When Wal-Mart heard of their plans, they announced a "permit delay" in the...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jul 22, 2012

Boycott Hyatt!

Housekeepers at Hyatt hotels launched a global boycott of the hotel chain and a campaign to crown Hyatt the worst hotel employer in America.There are many reasons why Hyatt could be considered the...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jul 22, 2012

Congressman Israel Protest

There were a few hundred angry CWA members that came out on Sunday July 22nd to mobilize against Congressman Steve Israel. The Congressman had refused to help CWA in fighting the Verizon/Cable deal...

by Kris LaGrange | on Mar 20, 2011

UAW Protests Chase Bank

Your United Auto Workers will be protesting outside of Chase Bank on 48th & Park Ave in NYC on Friday, March 18th at 12 noon. "We are highlighting the fact that Chase leads the country in...