Posts Tagged ‘picket’

Seattle, WA: Rolling Picket Shuts Down ICE Profiteers

Seattle, WA: Rolling Picket Shuts Down ICE Profiteers Above Photo: From Itsgoingdown.org Report from Seattle, WA on recent anti-ICE divestment actions against banks invested in private detention facilities and prisons. On July 26th a lively rolling picket of over 40 people marched through downtown Seattle, shutting down bank branches and occupying the lobbies of investment […]

Workers Find Their Power On The Picket Line

WHY DID AFSCME and UPTE decide on another three-day strike? What were the factors that went into this decision? WE KNEW going into this contract campaign that this would likely be a protracted fight, and that UC was going to dig in. Every contract cycle, we learn more about what UC’s tactics and aims are, […]

Trombones On The Picket Line: Lyric Opera Orchestra On Strike For The First Time In 50 Years

Trombones On The Picket Line: Lyric Opera Orchestra On Strike For The First Time In 50 Years Above Photo: All 74 members of the Chicago Lyric Opera orchestra are out on strike. (Photo by Del Hall) On Tuesday, the music stopped for the Lyric Opera of Chicago just as the company began its 64th season. […]

City Colleges Of Chicago Workers Hit Picket Lines To Force Contract Talks

City Colleges Of Chicago Workers Hit Picket Lines To Force Contract Talks Above Photo: Kate McGee/WBEZ. Union members of Local 1600, which represents teaching faculty at colleges in Cook County, picket outside Malcolm X College on Chicago’s West Side on Monday. Three unions that represent faculty and staff at City Colleges of Chicago say the college’s […]

Will Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds cross picket line to play Tel Aviv?

Nora Barrows-Friedman Activism and BDS Beat 7 November 2017 Palestinians are urging Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds to respect the international picket line and cancel their November gigs in Tel Aviv. (PACBI) Dozens of high-profile musicians, scholars and activists are calling on Australian band Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds to cancel its upcoming […]

New Yorkers Picket Trump Tower In Support Of Puerto Rico

Above Photo: Protesters chanted and played bomba drums outside of Trump Tower on Tuesday. (WNV/Ashoka Jegroo) Google is blocking our site. Please use the social media sharing buttons (upper left) to share this on your social media and help us breakthrough. A crowd of about a hundred protesters picketed outside of Trump Tower in New York […]

On ‘NYT’ stage, Roger Waters calls BDS ‘valid and legitimate picket line’

This is very good. Last week Roger Waters was invited to speak at the New York Times on the occasion of his new tour/album, and after an hour of musical discussion, a man in the audience asked Waters about his endorsement of Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) aimed at Israel– what is your end goal?– […]

Mothers For Justice United Joins Students’ Protest Of Racism

Print Friendly Above photo: By Gabby Gray, from Facebook. Mother and Social Justice Activist Maria Hamilton to Join the Students of Seattle University in Protest Against Institutionalized Racism and Oppression. Seattle, Washington – The Matteo Ricci College (MRC) Coalition of Seattle University is standing against racism and oppression felt by students in the Humanities program. […]

Anomolous hailstorms reported in Oman and Saudi Arabia

Heavy rains and hailstorms were recorded in Samai, Oman and in Saudi Arabia on March 1, 2016. Here some pictures and videos of these anomalous weather events.                               Saudi Arabia has also been pounded by large hail two days ago. Look at this crazy video: Source Article from http://www.sott.net/article/313532-Anomolous-hailstorms-reported-in-Oman-and-Saudi-Arabia Related […]

Steel workers to picket Liberal MPs

STEEL workers will picket outside the offices of Liberal MPs for opposing the Federal Government’s $300 million industry assistance package. The Australian Workers’ Union (AWU) is holding a national day of action in NSW and Victoria even though the Steel Transformation Plan Bill passed the lower house last night. The package set aside $300 million […]

Westboro Baptist Church to picket funeral of Steve Jobs

With Steve Jobs’ Wednesday night death garnered upwards of 10,000 tweets per second about his passing, one microblog message especially stood out — the Westboro Baptist Church took to Twitter to announce that they’d be picketing his funeral. Fred Phelp’s Westboro Baptist Church has received international infamy in the decades since he first started preaching, […]

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