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Monthly Archives: April 2012

Press Release – May Day 2012 in Denver

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MAY DAY 2012 IN DENVER Contact: Charlie May David Hughes Working people the world over will assert their power this International Workers’ Day, May 1, and Denver will be represented, according to the Denver General Strike Coordinating Committee. The Committee, an offshoot of the Denver-Boulder Industrial Workers of the World union, […]

Montreal Student Strike

The two-month-old student strike in Montreal, the longest in Quebec history, comes in the face of tuition hikes of $325 a year for five years. Visit Stop the hike to read what the students are saying.

Ironworkers in Poland Pull Wildcat

Ironworkers in Chorzow, Poland earlier this month pulled a wildcat strike due to layoffs and use of contractors. They received support from local people—including 500 football fans. Read about it on

Jeremy Brecher and Occupy: Towards a 21st Century General Strike

Three weeks ago at our Coordinating Committee meeting, we had yet another brief discussion of the dynamics of our situation: putting out the call for observance of International Workers’ Day, in whichever way the working people of Denver see fit and will manage. That same day, Jeremy Brecher, who has done a lot of writing […]

Protected: 4/10 Committee Meeting Minutes

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ACTIONS We’re Taking

Visit this list of local actions taking place on May 1 in the Denver area. Know of an action? Email denvergeneralstrike AT gmail DOT com.

Rally for Students – State Capitol, Wed, Apr 11

On Wednesday, April 11 at 10:00 AM, JeffCo teachers, students, parents and others will “Take the Lead: Rally for Our Students’ Future.” Jefferson County Colorado Education Association is co-sponsoring the event. Could be a good leafleting opportunity. April 11 is a furlough day for JeffCo teachers. JCEA Website Rally Leaflet Facebook

Protected: 4/3 Committee Meeting Minutes

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