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Coalition representing 350,000 announces May 1st strike

Picture from the May 1st 2006 "Day Without Immigrants" strike

Workers will strike on International Worker's Day to protest worsening conditions across the country

Living The Dream after your #penaltyrates got cut

Latest episode of the Living the Dream podcast hosted at The Word From Struggle Street - a collaborative anticapitalist blog from Brisbane

The international McStrike, 2002

McStrike in Germany, 2002

A collection of writings and reports of an attempted international strike of McDonalds workers called by McDonalds Workers Resistance on 16 October 2002.

Pennsylvania: McDonald’s Guest Workers Stage Surprise Strike

Article about the conditions and resistance of guest workers in the United States.

Wages so low you'll freak - Mike Pudd'nhead

A book by Mike Pudd'nhead about his experience working at Jimmy Johns in the Twin Cities, Minnesota and attempting to organize a union with the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) from 2007-2011.

Hamburgers vs value - Kämpa Tillsammans

Article by 'Marcel' of Swedish communist group 'Kämpa Tillsammans', examining the relationship between informal workplace activity in a hamburger restaurant, and the broader communist movement, with a section at the end co-authored by Marcel and Gillés Dauve.

Deliveroo drivers on wildcat strike

Workers for the takeaway delivery firm are taking wildcat strike action over proposed changes to their contracts, pay and conditions.

Review: Wages so low you'll freak - Craven Rock

A review by Craven Rock of Wages so low you'll freak, an account of an Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) campaign at a Jimmy Johns franchise in Minneapolis.

The Detroit Woolworth's sitdown strike, 1937 - Marc Norton

Detroit Woolworth's sitdown strikers

A short history of the sit-in strike of women workers at Woolworth's in Detroit, which shook the nation and helped galvanise a militant working class movement which won big gains in pay and conditions.

The toughest skin - Liberté Locke

A great, short article by Liberté Locke demonstrating the differing experiences one can have at work, based on issues of identity.