Blaming the victims: The Bronx fire tragedy wasn’t an accident

Seventeen people died in the Jan. 9 apartment building fire that broke out in the Bronx, New York. Eight of those killed were children. Ousmane Konteh was just 2 years old when he perished. Haouwa ...
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Friday’s news links – Jan. 14, 2022

Exclusive: Leaked Memo Reveals Kroger Executives Knew For Years That Most Workers Live In Poverty More Perfect Union How Chicago’s Unionized Teachers Fought for Safety and Won Rising Up With Sonali Nurses Go One Day Strike Nationally In ...
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Honor Dr. King Jr. – Invitation to Baltimore Virtual Event

Honor Rev Dr. Martin Luther King Jr 2022 Baltimore Event Sunday Jan 16, 4 pm to 5:30 pm Workers Rights are Human Rights Fighting for Dr. King's Dream REGISTER HERE https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_f9CQqJ91REO7NhJ0-m2L9w Panelists include: Message from ...
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As omicron surges: Teachers, students resist dangerous school conditions

Jan. 12 – Members of the Chicago Teachers Union voted to take classes remote for several days in defiance of the city administration. Thousands of New York City students walked out of classes to protest ...
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Brooklyn, N.Y., teachers demand ‘safety not swagger’

Around 100 teachers, students and parents rallied at the Barclays Center sports arena in downtown Brooklyn, New York, Jan. 5 to demand real health and safety protections for public school communities throughout New York City ...
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‘U.S. claims of Russian threat to Ukraine are groundless’

The following interview with Struggle-La Lucha co-editor Greg Butterfield was originally published by the website Ukraina.ru. Dmitry Strauss: Greg, Russia has raised the issue of nonproliferation of U.S. and NATO missile strike systems near its ...
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Los Angeles rally backs South Korean workers’ struggle

In Los Angeles Jan. 8, progressive Korean American groups and allies rallied in solidarity with the Korean Confederation of Trade Unions (KCTU) and against the U.S. military occupation of South Korea. The Harriet Tubman Center ...
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Thursday’s news links – Jan. 13, 2022

Workers at nearly 80 Kroger's King Soopers go on strike as talks stall Reuters “Going on strike in 12 hours, and I’ve never felt closer to or more proud of my coworkers.” Labor411 1 In 7 Kroger Workers ...
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Alicia Jrapko, présenté! (in English)

Dear comrades and friends, With deep sorrow and on behalf of her family, we announce that our dear colleague, sister and friend Alicia Jrapko passed away last evening after fighting a cruel illness for more ...
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Alicia Jrapko, présenté! (en español)

Con profundo dolor y en nombre de su familia, comunicamos que nuestra querida compañera, hermana y amiga Alicia Jrapko, partió este 11 de enero en horas de la noche, tras luchar contra una cruel enfermedad ...
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