By Isabelle B, Red Phoenix correspondent, Oregon. The COVID-19 pandemic has been hard on workers everywhere, especially those essential workers on the front lines. Short staffing, stagnant wages, and inflation have been creating miserable conditions for the working class, but… Read More ›
News relating to Organized Labor, Strikes, Unionization, and Worker’s Struggles in the Workplace.
Ukraine: The bosses are using the war to take away workers’ rights
By June Vass, Red Phoenix correspondent, California. Organized workers in Ukraine have been battling for labor rights for decades, and in the course of the ongoing war this struggle continues to be paramount to the livelihood and survival of the… Read More ›
Class struggle in the fast food industry
By: Ian Ocx, Red Phoenix correspondent, Texas. In Fort Worth, Texas, a few miles outside of Dallas, McDonald’s announced the opening of the first ever “fully” automated fast food restaurant, where customers place and pick up their orders without interacting… Read More ›
UPS and the US Heatwave: Bosses Profit on Deadly Conditions
By: Devin B, Red Phoenix Correspondent NYC In the United States, there are 702 heat-related deaths per year and roughly 67,512 visits to the emergency room due to heat. As of the publication of this article, 37,864,278 people have been… Read More ›
At Youngstown State, Cuts Target Diverse Faculty and Programs
By: Bobby Gallagher, Red Phoenix Correspondent Ohio Bobby Gallagher is a union organizer and member from Youngstown, Ohio. Across the country, there are issues regarding the integrity of our schools and universities. Education in this country remains an imperfect system,… Read More ›
CTU Attacked By Media Because They Have and Use Worker’s Power
By: John Palameda, Red Phoenix Correspondent Illinois The Chicago Teachers Union, for many years one of the strongest and most active remaining unions in the country, is once again in the crosshairs of the corporate media and moderate democrats led… Read More ›
Unionist On Trumka’s Legacy: A Life Lived for the Workers, But More Democratic Unions Needed
By: Mark Han Mark Han is a union organizer in the Pacific Northwest, and member of the American Party of Labor. With the unexpected passing of AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka, the American Party of Labor joins the American Labor Movement… Read More ›
Baltimore Workers March in Solidarity With Amazon Union Vote
By: Ted Stracket, Red Phoenix Correspondent, Baltimore Saturday, March 20th, a series of nationwide solidarity demonstrations were held in support for the Amazon workers of Bessemer, Alabama who are attempting to unionize to secure safe working conditions, hazard pay, and… Read More ›
ICMLPO: ALL WORKING WOMEN OF THE WORLD! LET’S UNITE AGAINST EXPLOITATION, VIOLENCE AND FASCIST AGGRESSION RISEN WITH THE PANDEMIC!
It has been a year since the coronavirus pandemic has begun. 95 percent of the earth with human population has been infected. Covid-19 has not only become a public health crisis which had an impact on the billions of human… Read More ›
From Istanbul to Alabama and Montana, Workers Stand Against Neoliberal Leadership
By: Red Nesbitt, Red Phoenix correspondent. In Mid-February, 2021, local service workers in the Kadıköy municipality of Istanbul went on an impromptu strike after the collapse of a five-month long collective bargaining process with the city government. In snow and… Read More ›
Unlawful Sweeps of Homeless Encampments Continue in Sacramento
By Peter Charles Kraljev Red-Phoenix Correspondent, Sacramento On July 17 2020, after a several month-long legal battle with the Sacramento Homeless Union lead by its president Crystal Rose Sanchez, the Superior Court of Sacramento passed a court ruling that prohibits… Read More ›
In A Storied Alabama Union District, Amazon Workers Prepare to Hold Union Vote
By: Jay Hyde, Red Phoenix Correspondent Alabama This November, Amazon workers in Bessemer, Alabama made an unprecedented move by notifying federal labor authorities of their plan to hold a unionization vote, due to poor working conditions exacerbated even further by… Read More ›
The National Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression Calls for Protests the Day After The November Presidential Election (November 4, 2020) After the election, the peoples mandate for change must be carried out.
In this triple pandemic of racism, COVID-19, and recession our National Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression is issuing a call to all the democratic forces presently engaged in the struggle against racist injustice, the economic slaughter of our communities… Read More ›
Birthing a Super Power: US Society and Imperialism from World War I to World War II. A Brief Historical Narrative.
The United States Enters the Great War. World War I (1914–1918) was arguably the formative event of the twentieth century, yet the United States had stayed out of the opening rounds of the war. Reelected in 1916 using the campaign… Read More ›
Now Available in English: “The Indigenous and Popular Uprising, A Victory Over Neoliberalism.”
Hot off the presses and just translated into English, The Indigenous and Popular Uprising, A Victory Over Neoliberalism, by Pablo Miranda of the Marxist-Leninist Communist Party of Ecuador, is a blow-by-blow account of the rebellion that shook the neoliberal regime… Read More ›