labor struggle


Tuesday, February 267:00 p.m.University Temple United Methodist Church1415 NE 43rd St.Seattle, WA 98105 RSVP on Facebook This event will be livestreamed on Tuesday, Feb. 12 at 7pm PST at https://youtu.be/T9fmejqhqzo. 100 years ago today, 100,000 workers in Seattle struck. They not only shut the city down, they ran the city for […]

Feb. 26: Seattle General Strike: Lessons for Socialists Today


Join Social Equity Educators, the NAACP Youth Coalition, parents, students, and community allies in participating in the third annual Black Lives Matter at School Week! Demands: End “zero tolerance” discipline and implement restorative justice Hire more Black teachers Mandate Black history and ethnic studies in K-12 curriculum Counselors not cops […]

Black Lives Matter at School Week Feb. 4-8


Tuesday, December 11 7:00 p.m. Common Good Cafe (Downstairs at the University Temple United Methodist Church) 1415 NE 43rd St. Seattle, WA 98105 RSVP on Facebook Socialists have always seen workplace struggle as critical. Strikes in particular provide an opportunity to stop the profit flow of the capitalist system where […]

Dec. 11: Socialists at Work: How to Bring Radical Politics ...



Tuesday, April 24 7:00 p.m. Common Good Cafe (Downstairs at the University Temple United Methodist Church) 1415 NE 43rd St. Seattle, WA 98105 RSVP on Facebook International Workers Day on May 1 (May Day) marks the anniversary of the 1886 strike when thousands of workers across America walked off the […]

April 24: The History and Memory of International Workers Day: ...


Tuesday, March 20 7:00 p.m. Common Good Cafe (Downstairs at the University Temple United Methodist Church) 1415 NE 43rd St. Seattle, WA 98105 RSVP on Facebook Can we win justice and better conditions at work? It seems daunting, but West Virginia’s teachers just proved that it’s totally possible. They struck […]

March 20: Lessons of the West Virginia Teachers’ Strike


From SocialistWorker.org: After only seven days on strike, Seattle school bus drivers, represented by Teamsters Local 174, won a new contract with First Student that achieved two of workers’ main demands, health care and pensions. Most of the more than 400 Seattle school bus drivers were present for the vote on […]

Fed up with disrespect



From SocialistWorker.org: In the latest installment of our User’s Guide to Marxism series, Leela Yellesetty explains why exploitation is the secret behind the inequality built into capitalism. June 14, 2017 RECENT ARTICLES in the New York Times and elsewhere have highlighted the spread of so-called “noncompete clauses” in employment contracts. […]

How free is “free” labor?


Tuesday, May 24 7:00 p.m. Common Good Cafe (Downstairs at the University Temple United Methodist Church) 1415 NE 43rd St. Seattle, WA 98105 Join us for a discussion about the role of working class struggle and why socialism emphasizes working class power. Who makes up the working class? Do unions still matter? […]

May 24: No Power Greater: The Working Class Fight Against ...