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Bob Feldman :
People’s History of Egypt, Part 23, 2006-2011

With 30 percent unemployment and 44 percent of its people in poverty, Egypt saw an eruption of strikes and other protests. By Bob Feldman | The Rag Blog | April 28, 2014 [With all the dramatic activity in Egypt, Bob … finish reading Bob Feldman :
People’s History of Egypt, Part 23, 2006-2011

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David Bacon : Bay Area Workers Still Fighting for Justice

Workers from the Woodfin Suites Hotel protest the firing of immigrants in Emeryville, California. Photo by David Bacon.150 years after general strike: Bay Area workers still fighting for justice By David Bacon / The Rag Blog / April 26, 2011 … finish reading David Bacon : Bay Area Workers Still Fighting for Justice

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John Ross : Epic Hunger Strike in the Land of the Hungry

Cayetano Cabrera of the Mexican Electricity Workers’ Union (SME). His hunger strike was the longest in Mexican history — but it ended in futility. Photo from Musicios y Politicos y Locos.Where Hunger is palpable:Mexican hunger strike sets recordBut electrical workers … finish reading John Ross : Epic Hunger Strike in the Land of the Hungry

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‘Justice in the Coalfields’ : The Pittston Strike, April 5, 1989

Trailer: ‘Justice in the Coalfields’ by Anne Lewis Anne Lewis’ provocative and skillfully produced documentary of the strike, Justice in the Coalfields, has had a profoundly formative influence not only on my understanding of the struggle, but larger issues of … finish reading ‘Justice in the Coalfields’ : The Pittston Strike, April 5, 1989

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Obama Shows Progressive Side : Vocal Support for Chicago Workers

Workers laid off from a Chicago factory on Saturday at what they called an occupation of the plant. They criticized their former bosses, the company’s creditors and the federal government. Photo by Beth Rooney / NYT. There are those on … finish reading Obama Shows Progressive Side : Vocal Support for Chicago Workers

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