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Oakland Terminal Reopens After ILWU Protest Over Fatality of IAM Worker

 

Oakland Terminal Reopens After ILWU  Protest Over Fatality of IAM Worker

Grain and greed in the Northwest

ILWU Longshore union faces the grain monopolies: Will labor solidarity prevail?

 

ILWU Longshore union faces the grain monopolies: Will labor solidarity prevail?

http://www.oregonlive.com/opinion/index.ssf/2012/10/longshore_union_face...

 

By Guest Columnist 
on October 16, 2012 at 5:00 AM, updated October 16, 2012 at 5:03 AM

By Jack Heyman

Northwest Grain Bosses Want EGT Concession Deal-ILWU Pres McEllrath's "Victory" Coming Home To Roost

 

Northwest Grain Bosses Want EGT Concession Deal-ILWU Pres McEllrath's "Victory" Coming Home To Roost

Northwest, Midwest farm fortunes ride on longshore grain talks

Published: Sunday, September 09, 2012, 11:00 AM     Updated: Monday, September 10, 2012, 3:26 PM

http://www.oregonlive.com/business/index.ssf/2012/09/northwest_midwest_f...

 By Richard Read, The Oregonian 

 

Origins Of The Transport Workers Solidarity Committee TWSC

 
  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. 
 

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