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CAPS Rank and File fighting union caucus bulletin #4


CAPS Rank and File fighting union caucus bulletin #4   August 28, 2011 Brother and Sister CAPS members, Below find attached an open letter to President Patty Valdez in which I reported on my unsuccessful, yet not uneventful, visit to … 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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Furloughs a workers solution


From the trenches of Cal-Trans, to the drudgery of DMV offices, to the cubicles in thousands of offices, the facilities and workshops maintained by stationary engineers, the washrooms tenders on the custodial staff, at the benches of the laboratories and in the Bio-Safety rated clean rooms the sentiment toward the Governor is clear: workers see him as a vindictive bastard who hates workers and loves the rich. Continue reading

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