labor

  • Minneapolis Labor History Honored at 85th Anniversary of 1934 Strike

    July 19, 2019
    St. Paul, MN — This weekend in 2019 marks the 85 anniversary of the 1934 Teamsters Strike in Minneapolis, which began when coal drivers were organized to strike through the coldest part of the Minnesota winter by leftist members of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters.…...
  • Amazon Workers Strike On Prime Day in Shakopee

    July 15, 2019
    Shakopee, MN – Over 100 employees at ‘MSP1’, a large Amazon warehouse in Minnesota, plan a four-hour work stoppage at the peak of business on Amazon’s “Prime Day” sales promotion event. Workers say that demanding quotas and pressure to perform at high speeds causes undue…...
  • Solecast #21 “Post-Work Politics & Surveillance”

    January 29, 2016
    Direct MP3 Download coming soon. Subscribe to the Solecast here Solecast 21 includes an interview with DePaul University adjunct Professor Brendan Mcquade. Brendan is a writer for Jacobin Magazine & Counterpunch, he is currently teaching a course at DePaul entitled “Post Work Politics, Digital Labor…...
  • Prison Labor Protested at Two Whole Foods Stores Simultaneously

    September 8, 2015
    On Friday, August 27th, the Black Liberation Project organized a protest against Whole Foods dubbed “Whole Frauds”, spotlighting Whole Foods’ use of prison labor. The actions took place simultaneously in two different locations; Calhoun Commons in St. Louis Park, and the Grand Avenue Whole Foods…...