Posts Tagged ‘strike’

Ninth member of family hit in Gaza strike dies of wounds

A Palestinian man wounded in an Israeli airstrike in the Gaza Strip that killed eight members of the same family has died, the Hamas-run health ministry said Friday. Mohammed al-Sawarka, 40, succumbed to injuries sustained during the November 14 strike in the central Gaza city of Deir el-Balah, according to the ministry. He was the […]

Hunger Strike Continues In Pelosi’s Office By Extinction Rebellion

Hunger Strike Continues In Pelosi’s Office By Extinction Rebellion Above: Hunger Strikers in Rep. Pelosi’s office, Day 1, November 18, by Ford Fischer. “Speaker Pelosi: Why are You Starving me?” Youth Hunger Strikers to Occupy Pelosi’s Office for Third Day Photo from Extinction Rebellion Christine Solomonik. Hunger strikers with Extinction Rebellion will occupy Speaker of the House […]

IDF official admits post alleging strike targeted terrorist may be ‘imprecise’

The Israel Defense Forces’ Arabic-language spokesman said on Monday that posts he made last week alleging that an Israeli airstrike on a home in the Gaza Strip, which killed a Palestinian family of eight, had targeted a terrorist may have been “imprecise.” On Twitter and Facebook, Avichai Adraee wrote on Thursday that the strike in […]

China Sails Carrier Strike Group Through Taiwan Straight After US Navy Transited Contested Waters

A Chinese aircraft carrier fleet has sailed through the highly contested waters in the Taiwan Strait on Sunday, just days after a US warship transited the region, reported Reuters.  China’s first domestically built aircraft carrier, known as the Type 002, was accompanied by a strike group as it sailed through the waterway from the East China Sea into […]

Chicago teachers’ strike enters eighth day,300,000 students miss classes

Related Posts Now even questioning LGBT indoctrination of children gets teachers suspended (Natural News) England’s public school system has decided that it’s no longer How Chicago Teachers Built Power Between Strikes How Chicago Teachers Built Power Between Strikes Above Photo: Chicago teachers and support staff held a Chicago Teachers Demand Affordable Housing As […]

Jailed Islamic Jihad leader ends more than 80-day hunger strike

Tareq Qaadan, an Islamic Jihad terror group leader, suspended his hunger strike on Sunday after Israeli authorities agreed to release him on February 8, a group that advocates for Palestinian prisoners has declared. Authorities agreed to not renew the current administrative detention order against Qaadan and reduce it from six to four months, the Prisoner’s […]

Chileans Have Launched A General Strike Against Austerity

Chile’s protest movement is taking to the streets just days after the popular, if partial, victory in Ecuador against the International Monetary Fund–imposed adjustment program. Despite the widespread idea that Chile is a stable democracy driven by a healthy economy — an image cynically forged to act as a counterpoint to other South American nations — the […]

A strike on Israel by an emboldened Iran looms, but may not be imminent

Iran is feeling emboldened, and this has the Israeli military, which regularly bombs Iranian assets in the region, concerned that Tehran will one day respond to these strikes with a cruise missile or drone attack. In light of these concerns, the Israel Defense Forces appears to have scaled down its operations against Iranian and Iranian-allied […]

Strike by airline employees grounds flights in Germany

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Chicago Teachers Demand Affordable Housing As Strike Begins

Chicago Teachers Demand Affordable Housing As Strike Begins Above Photo: Thousands of Chicago Teachers Union and Service Employees International Union Local 73 members march through downtown Chicago to demand a budget that funds their students and classrooms on October 14, 2019.MILWAUKEE TEACHERS’ EDUCATION ASSOCIATION VIA FLICKR More than 25,000 members of the Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) […]

What’s At Stake In Chicago Teachers’ Strike: Whether Unions Can Bargain For The Entire Working Class

What’s At Stake In Chicago Teachers’ Strike: Whether Unions Can Bargain For The Entire Working Class Above Photo: Ahead of a potential massive strike this week, Chicago teachers are pushing the limits of social justice unionism. (Photo by Scott Heins/Getty Images) “Solving Chicago’s affordable housing crisis? What’s that got to do with a labor contract […]

Chicago Teachers Prepare To Strike

The Chicago Teachers Union has been working without a contract since June, and 94 percent of members recently voted to authorize a strike. SEIU Local 73, which represents school workers such as special education classroom assistants, school custodians and bus aides, as well as Park District workers are also set to strike on October 17. […]

Iran reveals pictures of oil tanker ‘damaged by rocket strike’

Sky News – New pictures have emerged showing damage to an Iranian tanker allegedly struck by rockets near the Saudi port city of Jeddah. Oil leaked into the Red Sea from the Sabiti vessel after the explosion on Friday, which Iranian media reported was likely caused by a missile attack. The images were released on […]

Ecuador: Gov’t To Drop IMF-Decree, Deal Reached Strike Over

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Iran’s Capacity To Strike Back Should Even Make A Politically Desperate Trump Think Twice

The claim that Iran is the main “sponsor of terrorism” is one that has become a cliché from Washington to Riyadh On CBS’s “60 Minutes,” the Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, the architect of his kingdom’s brutal war on Yemen, suggested that a war against Iran would be a bad idea. It could, he […]

Jordanian teachers secure pay raise, end strike

Jordanian teachers ended a month-long strike on Sunday after reaching an agreement with the government for a rise in wages. The strike, which began on September 8 just a week into the school year, paralyzed some 4,000 public schools in the kingdom, where more than 1.4 million students are enrolled. The teachers had demanded […]

Chicago Teachers Vote By Wide Margin To Move Toward Strike

Chicago Teachers Vote By Wide Margin To Move Toward Strike Above Photo: Chicago Teachers Union President Jesse Sharkey and Vice President Stacy Davis Gates announce the results of a strike vote Thursday night at union headquarters. Chicago teachers, clinicians and paraprofessional union members voted by a wide margin to authorize a strike, setting the stage for […]

Swedish School Forced Children To Take Part In Climate Strike

A Swedish school has come under fire after forcing pupils aged 6 to 11 to take part in a climate change protest during school hours. Västangård school in Umeå, Sweden, notified parents that participation in last Friday’s climate strike was compulsory, despite the fact that the Swedish constitution forbids mandatory participation in political movements. RT […]

Swedish school under fire for forcing kids to take part in climate strike

Västangård school in Umeå, Sweden, notified parents and guardians that participation in last Friday’s climate strike was mandatory. According to local media, some school principals in Sweden have given approval for students to step out and attend the climate strike, once their permission was sought. However, the school in Umeå said that its students must […]

PHOTOS: Thousands protest in Tel Aviv as part of global climate strike

For the second week running, thousands march through central Tel Aviv as part of the global wave of climate strikes. By Haggai Matar and Oren Ziv Protesters take part in a demonstration in Tel Aviv as part of the global climate strike, September 27, 2019. (Oren Ziv) Thousands of people marched in central Tel Aviv […]

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