July 30, 2009
At 8 a.m. July 20, 10 sheriff’s deputies arrived at Tasha and James Alberti’s West Oakland home after they had left for work, forced their children and grandchildren out and left them on the sidewalk. The grassroots movement to stop unfair foreclosure evictions is heating up. ACORN is helping the Albertis reclaim their home from B of A. Just Cause Oakland invites the community to a press conference at Karen Mims’ home of 42 years at 9401 Cherry St., East Oakland, Tuesday, Aug. 4, 12 noon, to announce a temporary stay of her eviction.
July 29, 2009
The California Legislature is now actively collaborating in the bankers’ coup d’état led by Government Sachs. Here are the details:
December 16, 2008
“This is the start of something,” urges Republic Windows worker Raul Flores. “Don’t let it die. Learn something from it.”
December 11, 2008
After six days occupying the plant, workers at Republic Window & Doors in Chicago voted to accept a settlement late last night.
December 10, 2008
A sit-in and protest was held in San Francisco on Dec. 9 as an act of solidarity with workers who have been sitting in since Dec. 5 at the Republic Windows and Doors factory in Chicago. Four people were arrested at a downtown San Francisco office of Bank of America.
December 8, 2008
A factory occupation in Chicago that began as a show of defiance by 250 workers has been transformed into a focus of international labor solidarity. Suddenly, something usually relegated to dusty labor history books about the 1930s is a reality.