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Chicago teachers demand overhaul of public education system

Over 25,000 teachers and around 7,500 support staff members of the Chicago Public School (CPS) system have gone on strike

Workers’ epic strike has GM reeling

Nearly 50,000 General Motors’ employees have been on strike since over a month now, demanding their rights as workers.

Mauna Kea activists complete three months of blockade

Indigenous activists continue to occupy the main access road and have received massive support from within and outside Hawaii, despite aggressive responses by the government

Turkey invades Syria Turkish advance continues amid US sanctions

The Turkish move on the border down of Manbij has raised the possibility of a direct confrontation with Syrian forces. Over 160,000 people have been displaced so far

How Boeing and the US FAA’s negligence caused two fatal plane crashes

A recently released report by an international panel of aviation regulators highlighted how the Federal Aviation Administration failed to effectively analyze the new Boeing 737 model, the MAX 8.

US and China arrive at a truce in trade war but concerns remain US and China arrive at truce in trade war but concerns remain

US president Donald Trump and Chinese vice-premier Liu He reached an agreement on October 11 whereby the former agreed to not implement tariffs while the latter promised to increase agricultural imports

Hearings begin on petitions against Trump's permit for Keystone XL pipeline Hearings begin on petitions against Trump’s permit for Keystone XL pipeline

The presidential permit was issue earlier this year after a district court in Montana ruled against an earlier permit for the project which has grave environmental implications

As workers's strike enters fourth week, will General Motors yield? As workers’ strike enters fifth week, will General Motors yield?

The strike by over 48,000 employees led by the United Auto Workers entered its 28th day on October 13. While the company has made offers regarding pay hikes and permanent jobs, the closure of four plants remains a sticking point

US out of syria As US troops withdraw, what’s in store for Syria?

With the Kurds left without allies, what are their options now? And what is the plan of action of the US? Watch to find out.

10 Ways that the Climate Crisis and Militarism are Intertwined

War and militarism are destroying the planet. But if we de-fund the Pentagon, we can save it.

Chicago teachers Chicago teachers vote to strike for higher wages and fair contracts

In addition to workers affiliated to the Chicago Teachers Union, support staff in schools affiliated with the Service Employees International Union will also join the strike

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