My name is Erek Slater. I am a ten-year veteran Chicago public bus driver. My coworkers have elected me to be their union shop-steward and executive board member of the Amalgamated Transit Union, Local 241. International Courier has asked me to write some lines on the workers’ situation in the United States. I do not speak on behalf...LIT/La Voz Declaraciones/Statements
NOVEMBER 11TH, 2016
The Republican Donald Trump was elected president of the United States. Although there was a virtual tie between him and Hillary Clinton among the popular votes, Trump had a clear majority of representatives in the Electoral College. It is still early to take all the conclusions of a political fact of this...[:en]Newspaper[:es]Periodico[:]
OCTOBER 17TH, 2016
We all know the Republican Party has been, and still is, the “conservative” party traditionally more male-chauvinist, racist, homophobic and nationalist of the United States. But the RP as much as the DP so far respected the rules of the “double-face game” of the US politics: to not say in public what they...Teoria/Theory
Written by Gabriel Huland
Wednesday, 18 November 2015 01:52
Besides serving to interpret the world, the speech is a tool for transmitting ideologies. It also serves to legitimize and explain the actions of social classes, which generally act in defense of their interests. When it is related to relationships of...[:en]Newspaper[:es]Periodico[:]
By Florence Oppen
Just after the US bombed Hiroshima and Nagasaki, killing 246, 000 civilians, its President Harry Truman delivered a stunning speech on August 9th 1945 from the White House:
“The world will note that the first atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima, a military base. That was because we wished in this first...Internacional/International
Written by PSTU - Brazil
Wednesday, 27 May 2015 16:59
Workers prepare for a National Day of Strikes and Protests, next Friday.
The time is coming. Across the country, the preparation for the National Day of Strikes and Protests is progressing, towards the General Strike. On Friday, civil servants, public transport workers,...Internacional/International
Written by Mary Keogan
Wednesday, 18 March 2015 20:19
The US movement to fight anti-Black racism continues to grow on a global scale. Co-founder of the Black Lives Matter movement Patrisse Cullors spoke in Manchester as part of a 10-day speaking tour across the United Kingdom and Ireland, organised by Defend the Right to...Internacional/International
Written by UST - Venezuela
Wednesday, 04 February 2015 19:29
In the midst of great uncertainty, of "announcements" that don’t announce anything, the crisis advances on the economic situation of workers and popular sectors.
The Central Bank of Venezuela (BCV) reported something everyone knew: The economy is in recession...