Tag: labor

Postal Union Representatives Team up with Occupy

By Howard Peter Former and current Portland-area postal workers turned out for a rally at Pioneer Square this past Sunday, January 8, to get the message out that there are some bad changes are coming to America in the form of House Res. 2309 & Senate Bill 1789. Jamie Partridge, a retired postal worker at…

How to Infiltrate and Destroy a Political Movement

by Lester MacGurdy When we think of infiltrating and destroying a movement, we assume that means attempting to bring about the immediate end of the movement. This is a naive perception of the actual mechanics of infiltrating and destroying a popular political movement of the people. Why would CIA, FBI, etc. want to destroy OWS?…

Jobs for Justice March

A coalition of occupiers and trade unionists gathered October 22nd to march across the Columbia River and join activists from Occupy Vancouver. Labor campaign veterans from many trade unions including communications workers, longeshoreman, and plumbers demonstrated in solidarity with workers fighting for their rights at the Vancouver Hilton Hotel. About 300 people, including a school…