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Is America Experiencing an Unofficial General Strike?

Robert Reich The Guardian
American workers are now flexing their muscles for the first time in decades. You might say workers have declared a national general strike until they get better pay and improved working conditions.

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Palestinians Stage Historic Strike over Israeli Abuses and Gaza Bombing

Lubna Masarwa, Shatha Hammad, Latifeh Abdellatif Middle East Eye
Doctors, bank clerks, builders and teachers abandon work to join demonstrations. “This is the start of a new era, one united aim for all Palestinians, wherever they may reside. Our demand is that we want to live freely and in peace."

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Strike for Democracy!

Stephanie Luce Organizing Upgrade
Strikes are rare but political strikes are on the agenda more than they have been in many years. Labor Action to Defend Democracy has come together to "plant seeds and stir the pot," and work with community partners to protect the vote.

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Seattle’s General Strike 100 Years Ago Shows Us Hope for Today

Jeff Johnson Labor Notes
An epochal general strike of workers in Seattle a century ago was not just an event in labor history but a testament to what workers can achieve when they organize. The book under review charts sharp lessons for today.
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