With some of the 2026 games set to take place in the New York/New Jersey region and given FIFI's history, local leaders, allied with Workers & Communities for Rights at the World Cup, are in dialogue with FIFA on human and worker rights as part of the planning process.
“The Constitution of the United States protects American citizens’ rights to stand on the side of a road and call a scab a scab,” United Mine Workers President Cecil Roberts said in response to a circuit court restraining order.
A newly elected progressive DA in Austin, Texas is bringing something to his position that none of his counterparts have before: deep ties to the labor movement. Jose Garza, the new District Attorney in Austin, is the face of progressive pow
Alatorre remained active even as she turned 90, participating in amnesty marches and holding citizenship classes. To the end, she insisted that activists forsake their differences as well as glory to work for el pueblo.
Workers denounce draconian immigration policies that repel people who are fleeing for their lives, but they also argue that central Americans should have the right to not emigrate; to live from birth to death in their homeland.
The ILWU was fined $93.6 million over a labor dispute in Oregon, a sum which could bankrupt the union. Union President Adams explains that the ILWU will fight the judgement in court and will continue to defend its members, no matter the outcome.
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