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In November we remember

An article by Colin Bossen about the IWW's decline and if there are lessons to learn from that period today.

Incompetent scabs hand victory to locked out referees

For the first seven weeks of the National Football League (NFL) season, bosses have locked out all 212 unionised referees.

The hidden victims of the NHL lock-out

Following the failure to reach a consensus on a new collective bargaining agreement between NHL (National Hockey League) bosses and the players union, all 750 players registered with the NHL have been locked-out as of Sunday 16th September.
For the duration of the lock-out all players are free agents and can play for any team or in any league in the world - many of whom have already jumped ship and moved to leagues across Europe.

Why revolutionary syndicalism?

An article by Tom Wetzel on his conception of revolutionary syndicalism.

Wal-Mart: The high cost of low price (documentary)

Wal-Mart has become one of America’s most successful retail chains by offering everyday goods at low prices for working families. But just how is Wal-Mart able to charge less than many of their rivals, and what has their success done for their employees? Documentary filmmaker Robert Greenwald takes a look inside the discount retailer’s empire in Wal-Mart: The High Cost of Low Price, and discovers a company short on scruples and long on shabby treatment of the people who work for them.

There’s no such thing as a natural disaster - Neil Smith

There’s no such thing as a natural disaster - Neil Smith

Written in the immediate aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, Neil Smith argues 'natural disasters' are in every aspect social disasters, reflecting contours of class and race.

The illusion of choice

A short article arguing against the 'solution' of electoral politics in the 2012 election in the U.S.

Gasland (Documentary)

Its happening all across America - rural landowners waking up to find a lucrative offer from an energy company wanting to lease their property. The reason? The company hopes to tap into a reservoir dubbed the ""Saudi Arabia of natural gas."" Halliburton developed a way to get the gas out of the ground - a hydraulic drilling process called ""fracking""- and suddenly America finds itself on the precipice of becoming an energy superpower.

Housing justice summit bring Rochester housing movement together

Rochester's housing movement is gearing up for a summit of new ideas and building!

Because you should have clocked in at 7…

Because you should have clocked in at 7…

In memory of assaulted and slain Starbucks barista Whitney Heichel.

TRIGGER WARNING FOR SEXUAL VIOLENCE