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United Public Workers for Action Forum


The Occupations, Public Workers And The General Strike Movement Forum-Discussion Speakers From Local Agencies, Transit Workers & CA State Workers Saturday December 10, 2011 2:00 PM SF Main Library Latino-Hispanic Room A 100 Larkin St. San Francisco Next To Civic … Continue reading

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Time to start shaking it up!


I know we all took a whooping in the last contract go round. We all finally got a look at our pay checks after we were taken from three furlough days to one forced Personal Leave Day off a month. … Continue reading

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AFTER WISCONSIN, WHICH ROAD FORWARD: CLASS INDEPENDENCE OR CLASS COLLABORATION? PREPARE FOR A GENERAL STRIKE, OR CARRY WATER FOR THE DEMOCRATS THROUGH 2012?


Our unions’ leaderships are not prepared to fight and win in the current economic crisis. They lack an analysis of the nature of the crisis and are therefore incapable of mapping a road forward. They have buried themselves so far … Continue reading

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AFTER WISCONSIN, WHICH ROAD FORWARD:
 CLASS INDEPENDENCE OR CLASS COLLABORATION? PREPARE FOR A GENERAL STRIKE, OR CARRY WATER FOR THE DEMOCRATS THROUGH 2012?


Our unions’ leaderships are not prepared to fight and win in the current economic crisis. They lack an analysis of the nature of the crisis and are therefore incapable of mapping a road forward. They have buried themselves so far … Continue reading

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Rank and File protest leadership at AFL-CIO Western Regional


Rank and File labor activists protest at the Western Regional AFL-CIO conference April 9th 2011. by Charles Rachlis 4/22/11 Member: CAPS(California Association of Professional Scientists), CA Department Of Public Health Rank and File labor activists including: SF City painters, ILWU longshoreman, EBay Mud … Continue reading

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California’s Democratic governor targets public pensions


http://www.wsws.org/articles/2011/apr2011/cali-a19.shtml California’s Democratic governor targets public pensions By David Brown 19 April 2011 At the end of March, the latest round of budget talks between Democrats and Republicans in the US state of California broke down despite general agreement on … Continue reading

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CA Governor Brown Imposing “Draconian” Budget Cuts And Demos “Fine Tuning” The “Amputation” Following the Obama Agenda


CA Governor Brown Imposing “Draconian” Budget Cuts And Demos “Fine Tuning” The “Amputation” Following the Obama Agenda by Steve Zeltzer 1/31/2011 lvpsf Steering Committee UPWA.info Faced with a growing budget deficit in California now at $25.4 billion and growing, the … Continue reading

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