Submitted by solidarity on Mon, 10/29/2012 - 02:18
Oakland Terminal Reopens After ILWU Protest Over Fatality of IAM Worker
Submitted by solidarity on Tue, 10/16/2012 - 10:34
Submitted by solidarity on Tue, 10/16/2012 - 09:39
Submitted by solidarity on Mon, 09/10/2012 - 15:59
Submitted by solidarity on Mon, 07/30/2012 - 10:48
Origins of the Transport Workers Solidarity Committee
In April 2003, at the start of the Iraq War, anti-war protesters organized demonstrations in the port of Oakland to stop the shipment of war materiel. They chanted “The war is for profit. Workers can stop it.” Without warning, Oakland police attacked the demonstrators and longshoremen who work in the port injuring scores. The UN Human Rights Commission criticized the U.S. government for its violent repression of protesters.