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Right-wing vigilante found not guilty of murdering two anti-racist protestors

The most closely-watched murder trial in recent memory exemplifies the standard of cops and racists having a right to kill in the US

John Deere workers approve contract, ending 5-week strike

Workers at the farm and construction equipment manufacturer have won major concessions

Cuba defeats US destabilization attempts

The anti-governments protests fell flat as they were overshadowed by massive demonstrations organized by groups in solidarity with the government.

Workers at HelloFresh speak up against anti-union scare tactics and dangerous conditions

Workers at the world’s largest meal-kit delivery service are set to vote on unionizing at two US factories

35,000 US healthcare workers avert strike

Workers won their demands just 48 hours before what would have been the largest healthcare strike in decades 

Amid rising tide of labor actions, Starbucks workers set to vote on unionizing

Starbucks workers in New York vote for what could be the first union at the company’s corporate-owned stores. Workers in three more stores in upstate New York have filed petitions to hold union elections as well

Why is the US fueling the November 15 Cuba protests?

Cuban journalist Rosa Miriam Elizalde discusses the US-backed counter-revolutionary protests planned for November 15

Student strike enters second week at Columbia University

Over 3,000 Columbia graduate student workers have been on strike since November 3. This is the latest in a series of actions by graduate students workers in universities across the US, many of which are extremely wealthy

US infrastructure bill Biden’s watered down infrastructure plan: What’s in, what’s out and what’s next?

The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act which was passed by the US Congress is the largest single federally-funded investment in infrastructure in over a decade. However, many of its original proposals were abandoned and a lot hinges on its implementation

Student workers strike US Columbia University student workers begin second largest strike in the US

The strike by over 3,000 Columbia graduate student workers is taking place amid a wave of similar actions at some of the richest universities in the United States which have failed to give workers their due

US consulate Israel Palestinians denounce Israel’s refusal to allow reopening of US consulate in occupied East Jerusalem

The US consulate in occupied East Jerusalem was closed in 2019 by then US president Donald Trump. His successor Joe Biden had promised to re-open it during his election campaign

Taxi drivers win US New York’s yellow cab drivers win struggle for debt relief

After two months of non-stop protests and two weeks of hunger strikes, drivers under the banner of the New York Taxi Workers Alliance reached an agreement with city authorities and the largest medallion loan holder

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