Posts Tagged ‘strike’

Meet The Neo-Nazi Advising Colombian Police On Breaking The National Strike

[embedded content] Behind The Headlines’ Dan Cohen examines the ongoing national strike in Colombia and how President Duque is relying on a neo-fascist ideology to subdue it. Cali, Colombia – Colombia is on strike. And the police and military are terrorizing the population to crush it. It kicked on when the far-right president President Ivan […]

Father of Six-Year-Old Boy Killed in Sderot Rocket Strike: I Don’t Know How to Tell His Mother

Six-year-old Ido Avigal. Photo: Screenshot The family of a six-year-old boy killed in a rocket strike in the city of Sderot on Wednesday is struggling to comprehend the tragedy, even as the boy’s mother remains hospitalized and has not been informed of her son’s death. Assaf Avigal — the father of Ido Avigal, who died […]

Nurses In Massachusetts Are Waging The Longest Current Strike In The US

Above photo: Nurses on the picket line during a strike outside of Saint Vincent Hospital on March 8, 2021, in Worcester, Massachusetts. Jessica Rinaldi / The Boston Globe via Getty Images. The longest active picket line in the US is in Worcester, Massachusetts, where over 700 union nurses are entering their third month on strike. […]

Activists In Mississippi Challenge Constitutionality Of Anti-Strike Law

Above photo: Bus drivers in Greenville Public School District went on strike to protest reduced hours, low pay and ‘poor treatment’ by the district. Eric J. Shelton/Mississippi Today. Greenville School Bus Drivers May Have Kicked The Door Wide Open. A political time bomb is ticking in Greenville, and the explosion could transform the state’s public […]

Hunger Strike: Yemeni People Are Being Starved

Above photo: Activists from the Yemeni Liberation Movement and other organizations march at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC on Saturday April 3, 2021. Yemeni Liberation Movement/Laura Albast. Detroit organizer went on hunger strike in solidarity. Iman Saleh of the Yemeni Liberation Movement discusses her recent 24-day hunger strike to end U.S. support for the […]

Putin critic Alexei Navalny to end hunger strike

Alexei Navalny on Friday announced an end to his hunger strike, 24 days after declaring a protest at being denied proper medical care. In an Instagram post relayed by lawyers, the jailed opposition leader said he made the decision after authorities had compromised and allowed him to be seen by civilian doctors outside his prison […]

Russian Opposition Leader Alexei Navalny To End Hunger Strike On Day 24

MOSCOW (AP) — Imprisoned opposition leader Alexei Navalny says he is ending his hunger strike after getting medical attention and being warned by his doctors that continuing it would put his life at risk. In an Instagram post on Friday afternoon, the 24th day of his hunger strike, Navalny said he will continue to demand […]

Russian’s Navalny to end prison hunger strike on 24th day

“Thanks to the huge support of good people across the country and around the world, we have made huge progress,” Navalny said in his message. “Two months ago, my requests for medical help were prompting smirks. I wasn’t given any medications….Thanks to you, now I have been examined by a concilium of civilian doctors twice.” […]

Russia’s Navalny to end prison hunger strike on 24th day

“Thanks to the huge support of good people across the country and around the world, we have made huge progress,” Navalny said in his message. “Two months ago, my requests for medical help were prompting smirks. I wasn’t given any medications….Thanks to you, now I have been examined by a concilium of civilian doctors twice.” […]

Russian’s Navalny to end prison hunger strike

Imprisoned opposition leader Alexei Navalny says he is ending his hunger strike after getting medical attention and being warned by his doctors that continuing it would be life-threatening. In an Instagram post on Friday afternoon, the 24th day of his hunger strike, Navalny said he will continue to demand a visit from his doctor to […]

Iraqi military says 3 rockets strike near Baghdad airport

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source 00 Hits: 5

The Women Of The Warrior Met Strike

By Madeleine Freeman and Luigi Morris, Left Voice. April 22, 2021 Above photo: Luigi Morris. The strike of UMWA mine workers at Warrior Met Coal in Alabama involves many more people than the 1,100 workers who walked off the job in early April. Next to them on the picket lines are their families and partners […]

Israeli jets & helicopters strike Gaza Strip in reprisal for rocket attack

Explosions lit up the night sky over Gaza as Israeli fighter jets and attack helicopters bombed several locations inside the Palestinian enclave. Tel Aviv said the strike was a reprisal for a rocket fired into Israel earlier. Reports of the bombing came shortly after 1am local time on Friday, with eyewitnesses sharing videos purportedly showing explosions […]

Alabama Miners Reject Tentative Agreement, Continue Strike

Above photo: Luigi Morris. “We deserve more.” Striking mine workers at Warrior Met Coal overwhelmingly voted down the tentative agreement. The strike continues! Striking mine workers at Warrior Met Coal overwhelmingly voted down the tentative agreement reached earlier this week between UMWA and the company. Workers will continue the strike until the contract addresses the […]

Houthi Rebels Strike Aramco Oil Facilities With Drones And Missiles

Reuters has reported the attack, according to the statement, targeted Aramco facilities in Jeddah and Jubail. The news comes just a day after Arab News reported that Saudi forces had intercepted three drones and one ballistic missile fired at two other locations, both in southern Saudi Arabia: Khamis Mushayt and Jazan. A spokesman for the Houthis said today that […]

Tom Horn Says an Asteroid Will Strike Earth in 2029, Unleashing an ‘Alien Virus’ That Will Give Rise to the Antichrist

While televangelist Jim Bakker’s daily television program has always been a repository for misinformation, baseless conspiracy theories, and End Times fearmongering, his show has gotten decidedly stranger in recent days. Earlier this week, Bakker interviewed right-wing conspiracy theorist Steve Quayle, who spent two programs warning about aliens, demons, trans-dimensional beings, and “diseases that are designed […]

Is the White House Regrouping its “Strike Force”?

The Wall Street Journal reported on April 1 that President Joe Biden has instructed the Pentagon to begin withdrawing some US military assets from the Persian Gulf region as part of an effort by the White House to “reorient the US global military presence away from the Middle East.” The author expresses hope that this […]

Albania sends troops and police to end air traffic control strike

Albania’s government sent troops and police on Wednesday evening to clear striking air traffic controllers out of the flight control tower at the country’s one international airport in the capital, Tirana. No injuries or arrests were reported, and it was unclear how flights might resume as the civilian air traffic controllers were not replaced by […]

1,100 Mine Workers In Alabama Are Going On Strike

Above photo: Alabama Daily News. After the failure of contract negotiations, 1,100 mineworkers in West Alabama with United Mine Workers are going on strike against Warrior Met Coal. Over 1,100 workers at two Alabama coal mines and related facilities will go on strike starting Thursday, April 1, at 10:30 pm. United Mine Workers of America […]

Citing Unfair Labor Practices, 1,300 Steelworkers Strike In Five States

Above photo: Steel workers form a picket line in Brackenridge, PA. Todd Barbiaux/United Steelworkers. United Steelworkers members claim Allegheny Technologies Incorporated is refusing to provide essential bargaining information. Brackenridge, PA – At 7:00 AM on Tuesday, March 30, 1,300 Steelworkers employed by Allegheny Technologies Incorporated (ATI) walked out in protest at facilities in Pennsylvania, Ohio, New York, Massachusetts, and Connecticut. […]

Little Taiwan flexes its Missile muscles, says it can strike China

Home » Asia, Wars / Conflicts » Little Taiwan flexes its Missile muscles, says it can strike China     Taiwan said it is now mass producing a long-range missile capable of striking deep into China and is actively developing three more models – with the missile program deemed “a priority” by Taipei. Speaking in […]

Amazon Workers In Italy To Go On First Strike

Amazon’s workforce in Italy will go on its first collective strike later this month, trade unions have confirmed. All 8,500 employees in the country are expected to hold a 24-hour walkout on 22 March after negotiations between their representatives and the online retailer broke down. The three national unions supporting them accused Amazon of showing an “unwillingness to positively address” issues […]

How Biden can strike at China by ‘saving’ Iran

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Biden’s First Strike

Biden’s First Strike Above photo: A picture taken on November 12, 2018 from al-Qaim in Iraq’s border al-Anbar province shows the Syrian border city of Albu Kamal in the Deir Ezzor region. Ahmad Al-Rubaye/AFP via Getty Images. And the international law of self-defense. The United States carried out airstrikes in Syria early Friday morning, killing […]

Shouldn’t All Republicans Applaud Biden’s Syria Strike?

By Andrew Korybko Source President Biden’s Thursday night strike on Eastern Syria against alleged pro-Iranian militias there surprisingly prompted some criticism from influential Republicans like Don Jr., which was unexpected because one would have thought that they’d applaud his aggression since it advances the security interests of their country’s “Israeli” ally and also made it […]

I’m On Hunger Strike In Guantánamo

By Ahmed Rabbani, Truthout. February 27, 2021 Above image: Jared Rodriguez. I Dream of Cooking for My Family. There are very few freedoms at Guantánamo Bay prison, where I have been held without charge or trial — referred to as Guantánamo ISN 1461 — for over 16 years. The right to starve myself is one […]

Biden’s air strike plays into the hands of Iran’s hardliners, Israel, and Saudi Arabia

Benjamin Netanyahu and his government were not the only people who jumped for joy after Joe Biden ordered the air strike on the Syria/Iraq border yesterday. Hardliners in Iran were also pleased, because the U.S. attack may slow down the restoration of the Iran nuclear agreement, and relaxation of U.S./Iran tensions could weaken the hardliners […]

Hunger Strike, Activists Take Fight Against Scrapper To City Hall

Above photo: Breanna Bertacchi, one of the hunger strikers, poses for a portrait as community members, leaders and activists gathered outside City Hall to call on Mayor Lightfoot to deny the permit to move General Iron to the Southeast Side on the 20th day of the hunger strike on Feb. 23, 2021. Colin Boyle/Block Club […]

Mysterious attack on Israeli ship and U.S strike suggest new phase in Biden’s dialogue with Iran

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‘We need to extricate from the Middle East, not escalate’: Dem lawmakers question Syria air strike

The Biden administration has carried out its first military action, bombing facilities in eastern Syria. A war monitor reported that 22 people or more were killed. The Pentagon says the strike targeted Iran-backed militias and came in response to a rocket attack on US-led forces in Iraq earlier this month. A number of congressional Democrats […]

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