Long Hair’s Letter to the Judge and to the People of Hong Kong

Your Honour, I have pleaded guilty, but not guilty. I plead guilty because I did make a public appeal to the Hong Kong public to join the “National Day Rally” on 30 September 2019, and I marched with the participants from Causeway Bay to Central on the following day. I will not admit my fault, because I have nothing to be ashamed of. On the … Continue reading Long Hair’s Letter to the Judge and to the People of Hong Kong

No bail but immediate and lengthy detention for HKCTU chair

We write to update the case on the 47 democrats, who participated in the primaries of Legislative Council (LegCo) in July 2020, were arrested on 6th January and were charged with conspiracy to commit subversion, including Carol Ng, chair of the Hong Kong Confederation of Trade Unions and Winnie Yu, chair of the Hospital Authority Employees Alliance. Their case was first mentioned between 1st and … Continue reading No bail but immediate and lengthy detention for HKCTU chair

SOLIDARIDAD INTERNACIONAL CON LA LUCHA POR LA CLAUSURA DE LA PLANTA DE CIANURO “THE CHEMOURS COMPANY”

Desde Brasil, nosotros la CSP-Conlutas, una central sindical y popular que une a los sindicatos, organizaciones de campesinos e indígenas y de habitantes sin techo, apoyamos la lucha de las hermanas y hermanos mexicanos para cerrar definitivamente la planta de la empresa multinacional de Estados Unidos THE CHEMOURS COMPANY. En Brasil, también sufrimos el proyecto extractivo de las compañías mineras que destruyen nuestros bosques, envenenan nuestras aguas y amenazan … Continue reading SOLIDARIDAD INTERNACIONAL CON LA LUCHA POR LA CLAUSURA DE LA PLANTA DE CIANURO “THE CHEMOURS COMPANY”

Update on Campaign to Rehire Erek Slater

Written by Erek Slater, 7/1/20 Yesterday, workers were able to stop management from calling the police to have me removed from the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) bus garage where I work. Workers have elected me to be their shop steward and union Executive Board member for over six years and three terms. However, also yesterday, CTA gave us notice that on Tuesday, July 7 they … Continue reading Update on Campaign to Rehire Erek Slater

Mexico: For the Immediate and Unconditional Freedom of Susana Prieto!

The well-known Mexican labor lawyer Suzana Prieto Terrazas was arrested on June 8, 2020 on frame-up charges of “inciting riot, threats and coercion of public officials”. Since the creation of the SNITIS Attorney Prieto Terrazas has experienced undue threats, intimidation and affronts to her character for the creation of the union and the support of workers. In reality, Suzana Prieto played a pivotal role in … Continue reading Mexico: For the Immediate and Unconditional Freedom of Susana Prieto!

Brazilian GM Workers Show the Way, Hold Mass Plant-Gate Rally

  Last Friday, February 1, 2019, workers at the GM plant in São José dos Campos, Brazil took a militant step forward in their fight against GM’s threats and demands for concessions. Their union, Sindicato dos Metalúrgicos (Metal Workers’ Union), held a meeting to discuss GM’s demands, but it was no ordinary meeting. They held the meeting RIGHT AT THE PLANT GATES, complete with a … Continue reading Brazilian GM Workers Show the Way, Hold Mass Plant-Gate Rally