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Solidarity with the Amalgamated Transit Union 998! Support the work stoppage!

Milwaukee County bus drivers and mechanics are boldly fighting back against the Milwaukee County Transit System and County Executive Chris Abele’s attempt to push a concessionary contract, in this era of devastating employer offenses on work conditions, benefits and collective bargaining rights. Calling for a three-day work stoppage, these workers have voted down a concessionary contract that includes the implementation of hundreds of part-time laborers, the weakening of their pension, unsafe work conditions and increased

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Racist attacks on southern Black churches

Chicago, IL - In the last 11 days seven Black churches have been burned down. The first burning occurred within a week of the June 17 Charleston Massacre, where a self-proclaimed white, racist terrorist murdered nine Black people. Some of the burned down churches had “KKK” scrawled on their outside walls and investigators have concluded that three churches (Hills Seven-day Adventist in Knoxville, Tennesee; God’s Power Church of Christ in Macon, Georgia and Brian Creek

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First day of Milwaukee bus drivers strike finishes strong

Milwaukee, WI -The first day of the work stoppage called by Amalgamated Transit Union 998 ended with a lively picket of hundreds, July 1. From 3:00 a.m. until sundown, pickets stood strong throughout the city, with drivers, mechanics and supporters at all four hubs of the Milwaukee County Transit System. Pickets resume July 2 at 19th and Fremont, KK and Mitchell, 32nd and Fond du Lac, and 15th and Fond du Lac. A large rally

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A new high

As violence surges in Afghanistan, so too does the country’s opium business. Last year was the deadliest year ever for non-combatants, with nearly 3,700 killed. In its latest World Drug Report, the UN says it was also a record year for the area of farmland used to grow opium: 224,000 hectares, which produced 85% of the world’s opium and 77% of its heroin. When cocaine production was at its peak in Colombia in the 1980s,

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Taming the frontier

AUSTRALIANS have long viewed the north of their country the way America once regarded its West: as the last frontier. The region of red deserts and steamy coasts above the Tropic of Capricorn sprawls across the states of Queensland and Western Australia and the Northern Territory (NT), a federal domain (see map). It is the size of India, yet its population is tiny. Barely more than 1m of Australia’s 23m people live there. But the

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The vice tightens

Apoplectic in Phnom Penh SIX women sit in a loose circle on the concrete floor of a sparsely furnished apartment down a narrow alley in Phnom Penh, sharing a simple meal of rice and vegetables. All have made the familiar developing-world journey from field to factory. They came to the capital looking for work that pays better than farming small plots of rice by hand. They found it at one of Cambodia’s roughly 1,200 workshops

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Power plays

SHOULD all go to plan, America’s government will soon host an unlikely guest. Nguyen Phu Trong’s visit to Washington—perhaps as soon as July 6th—will be the first by a serving chief of America’s old enemy, the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV). In theory Mr Trong is the most senior politician in his country (though not, in practice, the most powerful). His trip marks an upturn in relations between America and Vietnam, just as the latter’s

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Greece: The Trade Unions To Organize Militant Response

Fight Back News Service is circulating the following July 1 statement from the powerful Greek trade union center, the All Workers Militant Front (PAME). The Trade Unions To Organize Militant Response PAME denounces the attempts of the monopolies to terrorize the workers, to use the atmosphere of fear that is caused by the Greek Government after the closing of the Banks, so as to advance their attack on workers’ rights and realize their anti workers’

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