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#AFSCME – #Vermont calls for picket line against Scott Walker 5/30/19

Rutland, Vermont, 2019 –The Vermont Republican Party has invited former Union-busting Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker to talk at a private fundraiser on May 30th, in Burlington at the Hilton Hotel on Battery Street. And while Vermonters are struggling to win a basic $15 an hour livable wage for all, wealthy VIP donors will be paying $1000 a seat to hear how Vermont too should follow his anti-Union lead. This is unacceptable.

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Lega calls Emilia Romagna Region’s authorities to outlaw the SI Cobas Independent Union

Italian territory: Statement by SI Cobas against the Lega’s attempt to OUTLAW the Union in Emilia Romagna.

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#Matamoros: More than 45,000 workers go on strike on #Mexico’s northern border, shaking up the U.S. auto industry

Mexico: An unprecedented workers’ strike in Matamoros, Tamaulipas has generated million-dollar losses in the North American manufacturing sector. Business owners report losses of almost 100 million dollars per week after the start of the work stoppage on January 12.

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Two #Mexico’s, two universal alternatives: #Tlahuelilpan vs #Matamoros

Two pieces of news from Mexico currently appear in the press around the world: a new historical record in the number of homicides and the explosion of a Pemex pipeline in Tlahuelilpan, which has left almost a hundred corpses already. Everything in Mexico leads us to despair. But there is something important going on that the international media is not broadcasting.

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A comment to the ongoing dock conflict by #Uppsala Autonomous Students

Swedish territory: Statement about the ongoing dock conflict by Uppsala Autonomous Students .

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The radical worker politics of the Los Angeles teacher strike

If its demands are met, the historic teacher strike in Los Angeles has the potential to upend union orthodoxy across the United States.

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Build the Revolution: Anarcho-Syndicalism in the 21st Century

The Radical Education Department (RED) weighs in on the ongoing debate around syndicalism and organizing strategies, arguing that modern variations of syndicalism still offer powerful weapons for autonomous anti-capitalist struggles and movements.

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Class War in Social Democratic #Sweden

Two activists with the SAC syndicalist union in Sweden write on the “Peace Obligation” proposal which would effectively outlaw strikes and workplaces actions outside of narrow conditions. The piece explains both the political context for the proposal – crafted jointly by employers and major unions and backed by the Social Democratic Party – as well as the the resistance led by a coalition of independent unions and activists.

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#London: Workers’ power at #Heathrow airport – a Report

A friend works as a maintenance engineer at Heathrow airport. You can read about working conditions and organising efforts below – a shorter version will be distributed to Heathrow workers in WorkersWildWest no.9. If you want to get involved in our modest organising efforts in and around Heathrow, drop us a line: angryworkersworld@gmail.com

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