Sure, Vote for Bernie, But the Left Can Do Better

The following article is written by One Struggle in Iowa. Although they share the same name as us, as well as a strong level of unity on anti-capitalism and anti-imperialism, they are a completely autonomous organization. Their points of unity and perspectives may be different than ours. Nevertheless, the following article by Thomas Estabrook is [...]

May Day in Haiti!

Below are some May Day photos from Cap Haitien, Port-au-Prince and Ouanaminthe. This is what class struggle looks like! The combative workers of Haiti should be an inspiration to us all, to step up our game and join up with this international struggle in the way we need to, everywhere. Share it, spread it. Solidarity [...]

May Day plans in Port-au-Prince: Textile Unions

From PLASIT — TEXTILE UNIONS’ PLATFORM Workers of all factories, laborers, Labor Organizations, popular organizations, students, street vendors, progressives and all those who are struggling to make a living: come and join the March on May Day 2015 to demand: A minimum wage of at least 500 gourdes and all arrears retroactive to October 2014; [...]

Workers in Haiti force employers to negotiate!

Workers in Haiti struggle militantly, using strike actions to force employers to negotiate! ___ UPDATE on the Struggle in Subcontractor Factories A report from Batay Ouvriye April 2015 This is an assessment of the general situation in the subcontracting sector, particularly in the Apaid group and the Korean factories such as DKDR. Workers in the [...]

Photos of the cane cutters’ march in the Dominican Republic

Here are photos from a march and demonstration last week (March 18) of sugar cane cutters in Santo Domingo. The Union of Sugarcane Workers have been waging a national mobilization campaign since February 25.Their demands are: • 3rd Pension Act for sugarcane workers. • Medical Insurance. • Increased pension RD $ 5,000 to RD $ [...]

Report from Yannick Etienne — RRN campaign results

We are very grateful for all the support and solidarity we have received from a lot of individuals and organizations. This kind of support is very important and strengthens our conviction and our determination to keep up the struggle till the end. This kind of support also shows the internationalist nature of the struggles we [...]

RRN: #DefendYannick – Building Pressure!

“Down with yellow unions that sell out the workers’ struggle for a pittance!” UPDATE: There is a general strike in Haiti Mon 2/9 – Tues 2/10. RRN will deliver our signed statement to the thugs at CNOHA on Wed 2/11. That gives us two more days to gather support! Please share widely. Batay Ouvriye [...]