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Posts tagged as “labor”

Bread and Roses Party Picks a Vice Presidential Nominee

As Ballot Access News reports, the Bread and Roses Party, a left wing minor party with ballot access in Maryland, picked a running mate for party founder and 2020 presidential nominee Jerome Segal.  His name is John de Graaf, a documentary filmmaker from Seattle.… Read more ...

Green Party: Calling for Solidarity with Labor Amid COVID-19 Crisis

The Green Party today released the following statement regarding the conditions and unique circumstances workers face during the coronavirus pandemic. 

Green Party of the United States
www.gp.org

For Immediate Release:
April 6, 2020

Contacts:
Michael O’Neil, Communications Manager | meo@gp.org | 202-804-2758
Holly Hart, Co-chair, Media Committee | media@gp.orgRead more ...

Howie Hawkins Supports Striking GM Workers

US auto workers have shut down General Motors. I support the strike of 48,000 General Motors workers who walked out at midnight Sunday evening. The shutdown of 35 manufacturing facilities in Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky, Missouri, Tennessee, Kansas, Texas, and New York will cost GM as much as $400 million in lost production each day.… Read more ...

President of the AFL-CIO warns Democrats, says workers want a more ‘independent’ labor movement

From the Hill (H/T to Third Party and Independent Daily):

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka said Friday that workers want an “independent” labor movement designed to help the working class, not a specific party or candidate…

“Our role is not to build the power of a political party or a candidate.

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