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Reinstate Rain To Her Job at Ellwood Thompson’s! Demand An End To Retaliation!

  Reinstate Rain To Her Job at Ellwood Thompson’s! Demand An End To Retaliation!   Richmond, Va  – On behalf of Rain Burroughs, the Richmond, Virginia General Membership Branch of the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) and Food & … Continue reading

Educate! Organize! Emancipate!

What is the Work People’s College? From 1921 until it’s closure in 1941, the Work People’s College trained hundreds of workers on tactics of the class struggle, nourishing a tradition of working class radicalism in Minnesota that lives on today. In 2006, the … Continue reading

Victory! 'Unfair Labor Practice' Confirmed at Forest Hill Crossroads Coffee & Ice Cream

The National Labor Relations Board reached a decision (case 05-CA-062891) this week bringing justice to a fellow worker wrongfully fired from the Forest Hill  Crossroads Coffee & Ice Cream in Richmond, Virginia. On August 18, 2011  (see ‘Unfair Labor Practice’  at the Forest Hill … Continue reading

General Strike & Mass Day of Action — November 2, 2011

From Occupy Oakland: [ http://www.occupyoakland.org/2011/10/general-strike-mass-day-of-action/?mid=5137 ] Below is the proposal passed by the Occupy Oakland General Assembly on Wednesday October 26, 2011 in reclaimed Oscar Grant Plaza. 1607 people voted. 1484 voted in favor of the resolution, 77 abstained and 46 voted … Continue reading

Video: Hidden History of Black Labor in Richmond with Peter Rachleff – Oct. 8, 2011 – Richmond, Virginia

Peter Rachleff presented a lecture on the subject of Black Labor in Richmond between 1860 – 1890 and the Knights of Labor who organized black and white workers nationwide.  The lecture took place at Richmond’s Black History Museum on Saturday … Continue reading

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