EVERETT, OCCUPIED SNOHOMISH TERRITORY — September 2, 2014 Five people, one of them sitting 18-feet high on a tripod, have blocked coal and oil traffic at the BNSF Rail Yard in Everett for about six hours this morning and afternoon. The group is demanding an immediate halt to all fossil fuel shipments through the Northwest,…
by Josh S. A Message From the Seattle Solidarity Network:
This article was pieced together from an article on anarkismo.net, edited and added to by libcom:
By Nicole Dungca of the Oregonian: Portland Public Schools teachers have authorized the first strike in the history of Oregon’s largest school system and set a walkout date: Feb. 20.
By Jim Fromm SEATTLE, OCCUPIED DUWAMISH TERRITORY – November 15, 2013 Portland, Ore.-based Microcosm Publishing, a self-described “radical publishing house,” is distributing books through sweatshop apparel dealer Urban Outfitters, a corporation with a lengthy record of bigoted and exploitative policies. Last year, the dissolution of the Microcosm Collective left Microcosm Publishing under the sole ownership…
A piece on the recent Fast Food campaigns launched by SEIU – their origins, means, and prospects for revitalizing the labor movement in the U.S. By John Jacobsen
From July 26th to 29th, Management at Mobile Rail Solutions fired three workers actively engaged in unionizing efforts. The termination of these organizers is a direct attack on their Union drive and apparent retaliation for their recent OSHA filings. Management then threatened to continue firing workers showing no respect for their employees or labor law.