Category: Events

A Report on the Class Struggle in Korea

The labor speakers from Korea will report on the most recent strike and the character of it as well as the grow- ing class divide and class struggles in Korea. They will also report on the Korean struggle in solidarity of the Palestinian workers and people, and the fight against militarization in Korea and Asia along with the need for unification with US workers opposing the US drive toward war in Asia and the world.

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On Julian’s Birthday Free Julian Assange & Mumia Abu-Jamal

Join the rally for free Julian Assange.
Meet at Harry Bridges Plaza, North side tower
The Embarcadero & Market Street, San Francisco.

Rally On Julian’s Birthday To Free Julian Assange & CWA NABET IFJ Journalist Mumia Abu-jamal

Journalist and publisher Julian Assange has been imprisoned in the UK for charges of espionage in the US for publishing WikiLeaks and faces extradition to the US, and this is a threat to all journalists. The San Francisco Labor Council has supported him as well as journalists around the world. Even the New York Times, The Guardian and Washington Post are calling for his freedom since they could also be prosecuted.
The International Federation of Journalists is supporting Assange and also calling for the freedom of journalist Mumia Abu-jamal who was a reporter at Philadelphia public radio and NPR where he provided commentaries. He has also won a Peabody award for his work.
Journalists and defenders of the rights of all journalists here and around the world will be speaking out.

Sponsored by National Writers Union, WorkWeek, Bay Action To Free Julian Assange

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The Fight Against Union Busting, Privatization and Contract Labor In Southern Africa & May Day 2023

The privatization of ESCOM, SAA, Transnet, and many other industries and companies is an open attack on all union and labor rights and bringing back contract labor in all of Southern Africa.
This panel will have speakers from Namibia and South Africa and look at the class struggles in Southern Africa and how we can take action now to support their life and death struggles and fight for May Day 2023.

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World Press Freedom Day: May 3rd. Free Mumia and Assange

The UK’s National Union of Journalists has stated that the “US charges against Assange pose a huge threat, one that could criminalize the critical work of investigative journalists & their ability to protect their sources.” We will have reports on the fight against censorship here and around the world and the struggles of journalists globally for their rights and freedoms. There will also be actions in the US and around the world.
Free Mumia and Julian Now! Defend The Freedom of The Press NOW!

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The PSC’s Contract Is Up. Where are our leaders?

CUNY has suffered severe cutbacks, and thus we have lost thousands of students, giving CUNY the opportunity to cut even more. The answer to this lack of funding to make the students pay. Up until 1976 CUNY was completely free, but it was also largely white.  Now that the student body is made up of Black and Brown students, CUNY is trying to squeeze every cent it can out of the most impoverished sections of the working class.  In the meantime, the buildings are not safe, they are literally falling apart.

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