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#REDforEd – Teacher Strikes Show Social Movements the Way Forward

There have been growing calls for electoral participation in the wake of the Trump presidential victory and the horrendous political and social climate that have come in its wake. Most of these voices encourage a social movement strategy called “inside/outside” organizing which argues that protest, mobilizations, and disruptions are good, but that social movements also need “inside” political actors – elected officials – who are sympathetic to movement goals and can help push progressive agendas forward. Many call for supporting progressive democrats. Some favor breaking from democrats and creating a third party.

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#UK: McDonalds workers vote for #MayDay strike action

UK: While McDonald’s boss rakes in £5,500 per hour, workers’ at five branches around the country have voted overwhelmingly to strike on May 1st against zero-hours contracts and poverty pay.

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Strike To Win: How the West Virginia Teacher Strike Was Won

The following is a transcribed talk by a West Virginia teacher who was one of several speakers at the Red & Black Party sponsored by the Labor Sector of Black Rose/Rosa Negra and which was held on April 7th at the 2018 Labor Notes Conference in Chicago.

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Montreal April 28th: Anarcho-syndicalism and Intersectionality Forum

Anarcho-syndicalism and Intersectionality Forum: Saturday April 28th, 12h30 to 16h30, Anarchist Library DIRA, 2035, Saint-Laurent bld. Montreal.

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South-Africa: Alternatives from the Ground Up

Globalization school input on anarchism/syndicalism and (black) working class self-emancipation in post-apartheid South Africa.

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The Teacher Strike in West #Virginia: Interview with IWW Teacher Michael Mochaidean – JPS

West Virginia has been rocked by a statewide strike by teachers, bus drivers, and other school employees.  Today, March 2nd, the strike enters its seventh day.

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Anarchist Union Reverses Firings at Port of Barcelona Through Militant Strike

Dockworkers and members of the CNT, a revolutionary anarchist union in Spain, have won a complete victory after just 1 day on strike, forcing the company to rehire 3 workers it had attempted to fire.

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