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GI opposition to the Vietnam War, 1965-1973 - Howard Zinn

GIs demonstrate against the war

Historian Howard Zinn on the opposition to the Vietnam War by American soldiers. For a fuller introduction we recommend our article 1961-1973: GI Resistance in the Vietnam War

Parsons, Lucy, 1853-1942

Lucy Parsons

A biography of anarchist labour organiser and wife of Haymarket Martyr Albert Parsons, Lucy Parsons.

Rexroth, Kenneth, 1905-1982

Kenneth Rexroth

A short biography of poet, anarchist and pioneer of the Beat movement Kenneth Rexroth.

Imprisoned in New Orleans

Jordan Flaherty and Tamika Middleton report on the fate of prisoners in New Orleans prisons since Hurricane Katrina.

US car workers gear up to fight wages and jobs onslaught

Workers for Delphi, a former subsidiary of General Motors, are facing 24,000 job cuts, the slashing of wages by 63%, and huge cuts in benefits such as pensions and health care.

California: Mobile home residents on rent strike against hikes

Residents in Ceres, California launched their strike when Equity LifeStyles Properties increased rents by $85 a month.

More Katrina survivors to be made homeless

On Monday, February 13th, the New Orleans homeless population will skyrocket, and the survivors of Katrina will be victimised again.

EZ Supply workers in Queens vote to unionise with the IWW

The Industrial Workers of the World chalked up another victory in an National Labour Relations Board election on Thursday, 9 February, at E-Z Supply Corp., a wholesale distributor of restaurant supplies and foodstuffs, located in Queens, New York.

Transportation workers resist global attack

The latest attack on workers' rights around the world is now hitting the people who make public transportation possible in many of the world's metro areas.

Wal-Mart boss faces jail for tax evasion

Thomas Coughlin, the former vice-chairman of Wal-Mart may be jailed for up to 28 years and fined up to £750,000 after pleading guilty to fiddling his expenses.