Daily Archives: July 25, 2022

2022-07-25: News Headlines

WSWS (2022-07-25). UAW continues to stall, while Tenneco auto parts workers call for strike. wsws.org Nearly 300 Tenneco workers at the Greenville, Michigan plant have been working without a new contract since the start of the pandemic.

WSWS (2022-07-25). How Left Voice and the DSA assist the union bureaucrats in selling out the Michigan Medicine nurses' contract fight. wsws.org These organizations seek to buttress the union bureaucrats who block strike action and promote the illusion that nurses can rely on the Democratic Party to put an end to intolerable working conditions.

Toward increased Networking (2022-07-24). Online events w) Gary Snyder. John Clark, Nina Turner, Medea Benjamin, Karen Armstrong etc. indybay.org Here are some 15 online events taking place over the next week (and starting at 10: 30 am tomorrow, July 20th), featuring people such as Gary Snyder, Kim Stanley Robinson, tiny (lisa) gray-garcia, John P. Clark, Nina Turner, David Sirota, Medea Benjamin, Dilar Dirik, Karen Armstrong, and many others. | These events are hosted from various locations all across the country, as well from Canada and the UK (however, the listed times are all for our "Pacific time zone"). Of course, feel free to share this info with others who might be interested in it.

Fight Back (2022-07-24). Planned Parenthood workers in 5 states unionize. fightbacknews.org Minneapolis, MN – On July 21, 435 Planned Parenthood workers from Minnesota, Iowa, North Dakota, South Dakota and Nebraska joined the Service Employees International Union, Healthcare Minnesota and Iowa (SEIU HCMN&IA) in a resounding 90.1% yes vote. 238 workers voted to join the union, and only 26 voted not to. | The Planned Parenthood workers began working with organizers at SEIU HCMN&IA in early summer of 2021. Over the next year they built an organizing committee among their coworkers with workers from all five states represented on the committee and wide representation from the 28 locations involved. | In May…

_____ (2022-07-24). Dallas Delays Moving Homeless Camp After Activists Show Up. popularresistance.org Dallas, Texas – Over 40 people delayed the sweeping of a South Dallas homeless encampment on Friday morning, blocking off the camp with their bodies and cars. Some were armed with rifles. | "We're just trying to move people, trying to minimize any risk coming up," said Jonathan Guadian, who was unarmed and frequently volunteers to help residents of the camp. | City staff, which included city marshals, homeless solutions and code compliance, stood at the camp's edge negotiating with residents and activists before deciding they'd give them more time to move people's belongings. | "We're here just in peace, we're no…

Celeste Romero (2022-07-24). Albuquerque 'Women's Socialism Conference' calls for a new mass movement for women's liberation. liberationnews.org On July 16, the Women's Socialism Conference brought out more than 1 people for a day of education and discussion on the issues facing working-class women and LGBTQ people.

Labor Video Projectt (2022-07-24). US Covid-19 Insanity, The Working Class. Covid & Capitalism & THE NEW NORMAL By Dr. Gordon. indybay.org Dr. Nayvin Gordon reports on abandonment of any public health protection as the Covid-19 pandemic expands over two years after the pandemic starts.

Sacramento Homeless Union (2022-07-24). Thousands of Unhoused to be Swept with No Adequate Shelter in Sacramento. indybay.org My name is Crystal Sanchez, and I am the Western Regional Director for the National Union of the Homeless and the President of the Sacramento Homeless Union. Today, I write to you in total dismay and frustration. As many of you know, the 2022 point in time count was recently released with an astonishing 9,300 unhoused people counted and a whopping 20,000 people on any given night living on the streets of Sacramento. We know the pit count number is inadequate and low due to low volunteers and not everybody being counted. We have had an astonishing 67% increase in homelessness, with now more people on our streets t…

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