45,000 workers at US communications giant Verizon have been on strike for nearly two weeks. Adam Ford, of Infantile Disorder, examines the lengths the company and the state have gone to to undermine the strike.
Article appearing in International Socialism, No.70, Mid-June 1974, by auto worker and socialist Fred Pilgotsky. In it he talks about wildcats in the auto industry, the conflicts between the unions and the rank-and-file, and the significance of race in the US.
Martin Glaberman reviews - and contests the accuracy and honesty of - two books on the Detroit union movement.
Steve Early reviews collections of writings by Martin Glaberman and Stain Weir, while tying their experience and outlook to the emerging split within the AFL-CIO in 2004.
Crowd Riots After Los Angeles Police Shut Down Block Party, Movie Premiere
A police car was set on fire and crowds fought in Los Angeles Wednesday night after the LAPD shut down an impromptu "block party" because thousands of people who showed up refused to disperse.