It has been three years since the historic NUMSA moment. For three years we have not seen any significant mass campaigns or struggles led by NUMSA, let alone grassroots mass democratic organisations emerging that have captured working class interests. What are we to make of this?… wwmp.org.za/
NUMSA Statement on its 10th National Congress
The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa held its 10th National Congress from 12-15 December 2016 in Cape Town… socialistproject.ca/
Airport personnel in New York, New Jersey strike union deal for 8,000 workers
The push to unionize baggage handlers, airport security officers, wheelchair attendants, skycaps, cabin cleaners and terminal cleaners at JFK and LaGuardia airports in New York and Newark Liberty International Airport in New Jersey began nearly five years ago — part of a national effort to raise the hourly wage for airport workers to $15… nydailynews.com/
Uber Defies California Regulators With Self-Driving Car Service
For seven years, Uber’s stance on complying with regulations has been consistent: Ask forgiveness, not permission.
On Friday, the ride-hailing company stuck to that position. It said it had no intention of ending a new test of its self-driving vehicles in San Francisco, even though California regulators had said the service was illegal… nytimes.com/
Apple owes $2 million for not giving workers meal breaks
The lawsuit was first filed in 2011 by four Apple employees in San Diego. They alleged that the company failed to give them meal and rest breaks, and didn’t pay them in a timely manner, among other complaints… money.cnn.com/
Thousands of UK workers go on ‘disastrous’ strike in run-up to Christmas
Industrial action continues to wreak havoc across air, rail and postal services over festive period in England… independent.co.uk/
Tossed aside in the ‘white gold’ rush
Indigenous people are left poor as tech world takes lithium from under their feet…washingtonpost.com/
“Greater Israel”: The Zionist Plan for the Middle East
The following document pertaining to the formation of “Greater Israel” constitutes the cornerstone of powerful Zionist factions within the current Netanyahu government (which has recently been re-elected), the Likud party, as well as within the Israeli military and intelligence establishment. The election was fought by Netanyahu on a political platform which denies Palestinian statehood… globalresearch.ca/
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