Pittsburgh: Community Holds Vigil for Peter Spencer, Black Man Murdered on Hunting Trip

By Maria Decoteau Community activists organized a vigil on Sunday in Pittsburgh’s Highland Park to mourn and honor the life of Peter Spencer, a Black man murdered under suspicious circumstances on December 12 while on a hunting trip in rural Pennsylvania. No one has been charged for the murder, and his family and activists say local law enforcement is trying to bury the case, as … Continue reading Pittsburgh: Community Holds Vigil for Peter Spencer, Black Man Murdered on Hunting Trip

Worker Correspondents: Instacart’s Absurd Ratings System Threatens Worker Livelihoods

Source: Instacart By an Instacart Shopper I started working for Instacart in July of 2021. In the beginning I was able to make about $1,000 a week as I long as I stuck to the goal I set for how many hours I needed to work a week. However, I soon learned about Instacart’s arbitrary rating system, which can dramatically reduce pay overnight. Instacart shoppers … Continue reading Worker Correspondents: Instacart’s Absurd Ratings System Threatens Worker Livelihoods

Week in Struggle: February 4-10

India On February 10, the Central Committee of the Communist Party of India (Maoist) [CPI (Maoist)] released a statement calling for the people from the Indian states of Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Manipur, and Goa to boycott the State Assembly elections occurring from February 10 and March 7. CPI (Maoist) remarked that the ruling-class parties of India had not met the minimum daily needs of the people … Continue reading Week in Struggle: February 4-10

Workers’ Resistance Bulletin: February 11

Workers’ Resistance Bulletin is an overview of workers’ resistance, as well as the repression of workers, taking place all across the US, from small workplaces to large factories. The growing wave of worker mobilizations makes clear that the general crisis of imperialism will be met with greater struggle from the proletariat. If you have a tip or suggestion for worker coverage, or you are a … Continue reading Workers’ Resistance Bulletin: February 11

Worker Correspondents: ‘Hero’ Myth Serves as a Farce to Exploit Wildland Firefighters

Source: Twitter @mrfirerob4 By an Oregon Firefighter Politicians, monopoly media, and public figures frequently commend wildland firefighters for their sacrifice and commitment to keeping communities safe, however, the outpouring of praise and thanks stands in stark contrast to actual job conditions, which include low pay and poor living conditions. Many firefighters are rightfully proud of the important work that we do. The sacrifices we make … Continue reading Worker Correspondents: ‘Hero’ Myth Serves as a Farce to Exploit Wildland Firefighters

Minneapolis: Protests Demand Justice for Amir Locke, Executed by Police in No-Knock Raid

Photo credit: A protest in Minneapolis on Saturday for Amir Locke (Source: Unicorn Riot) By Michael Nolan In the early morning of February 2, 22-year-old Amir Locke was murdered by Minneapolis police, who stormed into the apartment where he was sleeping and killed him within nine seconds of opening the door. The officers were serving a no-knock warrant that Locke was not named in. Since … Continue reading Minneapolis: Protests Demand Justice for Amir Locke, Executed by Police in No-Knock Raid

Eugene: Starbucks Workers and Community Members Rally to Support Unionizing Efforts

By Lukas Alder On January 27, workers and their supporters rallied outside a Starbucks location in Eugene, Oregon, where workers have filed a petition to unionize. The striking workers have continued their union drive in the face of tactics meant to intimidate them from the corporation’s upper management. The unionization effort is part of a larger trend among Starbucks workers in New York, Ohio, and … Continue reading Eugene: Starbucks Workers and Community Members Rally to Support Unionizing Efforts

Boletín de resistencia obrera: 4 de febrero

El Boletín de Resistencia Obrera es una visión general de la resistencia de los trabajadores, así como de la represión de los trabajadores, que tiene lugar en todo Estados Unidos, desde pequeños lugares de trabajo hasta grandes fábricas. La creciente ola de movilizaciones obreras deja claro que la crisis general del imperialismo se enfrentará con una mayor lucha del proletariado. Si tiene un consejo o … Continue reading Boletín de resistencia obrera: 4 de febrero

Corresponsales Obreros: Las reglas de seguridad en la construcción protegen a los contratistas, no a los trabajadores

Por un instalador de tuberías de Texas Los contratistas hacen todo lo posible para promover prácticas de seguridad en el lugar de trabajo, y aunque queremos trabajar de manera segura y sin lesiones, estas reglas se utilizan en última instancia para responsabilizar a los trabajadores por la seguridad y proteger los intereses de los contratistas. Usan métodos de mano dura para hacer cumplir las reglas … Continue reading Corresponsales Obreros: Las reglas de seguridad en la construcción protegen a los contratistas, no a los trabajadores

Alabama: Amazon Workers Begin Second Union Drive After First Overturned for Union Busting

By Sarah Ahmed Today, workers at the Amazon Bessemer warehouse BHM1 begin voting in their second union election after the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) ruled to overturn last year’s union vote due to Amazon’s concentrated union-busting campaign. The workers are seeking to be represented by the Retail, Wholesale & Department Store Union (RWDSU), a yellow union tied to the imperialist Democratic Party. While exposing … Continue reading Alabama: Amazon Workers Begin Second Union Drive After First Overturned for Union Busting