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Moral Mondays: the emergence & dynamics of a growing mass human rights movement

by February 2, 2014

This statement is written in the build-up to a Southern-wide Mass Moral March, which is the 8th Annual Historic Thousands on Jones Street, on Saturday, February 8 in Raleigh, N.C. bringing together hundreds of unions, civil rights, anti-war, women’s rights, environmental justice, community groups and churches to march against the reactionary Read more »

San Antonio Workers Rights Roundtable Launches Worker Assembly

by January 28, 2014
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Submitted by Joaquin Abrego The San Antonio, Texas section of the Southern Workers Assembly convened a workers rights roundtable on January 16, 2014. The roundtable emerged from conversations between the Southwest Workers Union and Julie Rogers of the National Nurses Union. Both organizations were organizing workers in San Antonio Read more »

Support Union Democracy in the International Longshormen’s Association

by December 8, 2013

Call on ILA officers to allow the nomination of Mike Payne now! Sign the Petition: Union democracy must be a fundamental aspect of a democratic society, especially when the democratic rights and needs of working-class and poor people as well as labor unions are under constant attack by corporate Read more »

Solidarity with N.C. Teacher’s Walk-in

by November 6, 2013
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Southern Workers Assembly Salutes the November 4 Education Worker Walk-In’s On Monday, November 4 thousands of teachers, bus drivers, housekeepers, kitchen and other education workers from several dozen schools across the state of North Carolina organized a “walk-in” before school to protest Gov. McCrory’s massive cuts to public education Read more »

Stop the Attacks on Labor’s Democratic and Human Rights:

by October 8, 2013
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Drop the Charges Against Moral Monday Labor Rights Arrestee Saladin Muhammad! Sign the petition to stop attacks on labor’s constitutional rights to protest! The opening trial for the 940 North Carolina Moral Mondays Campaign arrestees started with the case of Saladin Muhammad, a long-time North Carolina and U.S. national Read more »