Monthly Archives: September 2010

Wave of strikes cripples Europe as workers vent fury at budget cuts

Workers across Europe yesterday vented their anger against government spending cuts and tax hikes that unions said would punish the poor. Rallies were called in 13 capital cities and millions of Spanish workers went on strike in a mass action … Continue reading

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Longshoremen solidarity strike shuts down Port of New York and New Jersey

Flying pickets have hit the Port of New York and New Jersey as Philadelphia longshore workers spread the dispute north. The following two stories cover the struggle of the workers who are defying a court injunction to respect the pickets. … Continue reading

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Greek Truckers Clash with Riot Police

ATHENS, Greece — Riot police clashed with protesting truckers on Friday (September 24th) after the demonstrators tried to prevent workers from unloading ferryboats at the port of Piraeus. About 150 truck drivers, who gathered at the port in the morning, … Continue reading

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Rutgers University Students Interrupt President’s Speech

A group of Rutgers University students repeatedly interrupted a speech by the school president today as they sought lower tuition for illegal immigrants at New Jersey colleges. Rutgers President Richard McCormick was forced by students to stop four times during … Continue reading

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Banners on 1st Day @ UC Davis

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Chicago Residents Occupy Public School Field House

From wsws.org Since September 15, parents and students and residents of the Pilsen neighborhood on Chicago’s south side have occupied a field house at Whittier Elementary School. The building currently houses after-school programs and is the neighborhood’s community center. It … Continue reading

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College Faces Wrath of Maoist ANNISU-R

DHARAN: After their alleged demand for donation of Rs 12 lakh had no effect on the college management, activists of the ANNISU-R, the UCPN-Maoist-aligned student union, vandalised the Dharan-based Sunsari Technical College today. According to Lekhiraj Limbu, the college management … Continue reading

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