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Monthly Archives: February 2012

get ready for a General Strike May 1

From Slingshot!Issue #109 By Jesse D. Palmer The call for a global general strike beginning on May 1 is exciting and with luck, millions of people will rise up and shut down the economy — but we need to make sure any general strike has a strong foundation, moves our struggle in a positive direction […]

May 1 and a General Strike for the 8-Hour Day

See a PDF of this in English here. A Spanish translation is below. May 1, International Workers’ Day, commemorates the historic struggle of working people throughout the world, and is recognized in every country, except the United States and Canada. This is despite the fact that the holiday began in the 1880s in the United […]

Greek Hospital Now Under Workers’ Control

See a PDF of this in English and Spanish here. Health workers in Kilkis, Greece, have occupied their local hospital and have issued a statement saying it is now fully under workers control. The general hospital of Kilkis in Greece is now under workers control. The workers at the hospital have declared that the long-lasting […]


This is our initial call-out; Spanish translation here. Call-out PDF here. See this page for info on our weekly meetings. As the recession has deepened, wealth and power have been funneled into the hands of the few. We can no longer afford the rich and powerful or tolerate this system that creates them at our […]

Occupy Denver in solidarity with calls for a General Strike on May 1

From Occupy Denver: Saturday Feb 25 5:00pm IWW General Strike Coordinating Committee Consulta: Occupy Denver will join in solidarity with many groups locally and nationwide to call for a general strike on May 1, 2012. Please come join Occupy Denver, IWW and other local organizations to start the planning for these actions. The meeting is […]