January 31, 2011

Community Labor Related Links

1935 timber strike resource – The Strike that Changed American Furniture

Activist Handbook – is based on experiences with mass civil disobedience in a range of locations, where solidarity really works.

Alter Net – is an online magazine and information resource where pressing issues are subject to examination and debate.

American Rights at Work – is dedicated to improving the climate in which workers can exercise their rights in the workplace.

Association for Union Democracy – AUD provides organizing, educational, and legal assistance to union members fighting for greater control of their unions.

Building Bridges – Web cast WBAI-Pacifica in NYC. LIVE – Mondays 7-8 PM EST on WBAI, 99.5FM, Or streaming live

Center for Working-Class Studies – offers a bibliography on working-class life and culture plus links to information on courses, community projects, and other aspects of the Center’s work.

Committee of Border Workers (CFO) – El Comité Fronterizo de Obrer@s (CFO) es una organización dirigida y formada por trabajadores de las maquiladoras, y nuestra prioridad es organizar, educar y dar poder a la base trabajadora.

Common Dreams – An eclectic mix of politics, issues and breaking news with an emphasis on progressive perspectives that are increasingly hard to find with our corporate-dominated media.

Critical Resistance seeks to build an international movement to end the Prison Industrial Complex by challenging the belief that caging and controlling people makes us safe.

CyberUnions.net – Empowering Unions through computer technology

CUE in the News – The Coalition of University Employees (CUE) of the California University State System. Newsletters, newspaper ads, press releases and letters to the editor.

De-Bug – Silicon Valley De-Bug is a publication made by young workers, writers, and artists in Silicon Valley. De-Bug began by examining our own work experiences on high-tech’s low wage assembly lines.

Ellerman – Father and Son Web site present a selection of published and draft papers and essays on topics in development, political economy (including economics), legal theory, philosophy, and mathematics.

European Foundation is a Union body that was set up in 1975 to contribute to the planning and establishment of better living and working conditions.

Free Speech Network – What democracy looks like.

Indymedia.us is a collective of independent media organizations and hundreds of journalists offering grassroots, non-corporate coverage.

Institute of Industrial Relations Library – Berkeley links community groups, staff consult with academics and citizen-researchers interested in labor issues, labor economics, and organization studies.

KC Labor – Dedicated to the Working Class ‘Without Our Brain and Muscle Not a Single Wheel Can Turn’!

LAWCHA – The Labor and Working Class History Association

Martin Glaberman – was a life-long activist in the workers’ movement. This page contains a small fraction of his writings.

Mexico Solidarity Network – a grassroots-based organization dedicated to profound social change that challenges existing power relationships and builds alternatives.

National Labor Relations Board is a Congressional Federal agency to administer the basic law governing relations between labor unions and the employers whose operations affect interstate commerce.

New Democracy World – Most Americans want a society based on real democracy and equality and on the solidarity and friendship that already exist among ordinary people.

Northeast Ohio American Friends Service Committee –  AFSC is a peace and social justice organization.

Occupational Safety & Health Administration – U.S. Dept. of Labor agency created to assure safe and healthful working conditions for working men and women.

Program on Corporations Law and Democracy – Instigating democratic conversations and actions that contest the authority of corporations to govern.

Protest.Net is a site to help progressive activists by providing a central place where the times and locations of protests and meetings can be posted.

Radio Paradise – Internet Radio from Cincinnati, Ohio, Web casting eclectic intelligent rock. The cool thing about web casting is that listeners can always get both the name of the artist and the tune.

Social Science Research Network (SSRN) is devoted to the rapid worldwide dissemination of social science research and is composed of specialized research networks in each of the social sciences.

Solidarity – Don’t Morn, Organize

Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) – a resource for documents, history, commentary, and other information.

Street News Service (SNS) is a gateway to the best articles, essays and features written by and about homeless and low-income people.

US Labor Against the War is established to encourage, support, and give national voice to the growing number of labor organizations that are registering their opposition to war in Iraq, the government assault on civil liberties, and the joint government and corporate attack on worker and union rights.

WBAI – Listener-Sponsored Radio, New York City

X P D N C labour directory – This is the most extensive labour link site on the web today.

Z Communications – ZNet offers information through diverse watch areas and sub-sites, translations, archives, links to other progressive sites, a daily commentary program, and much more.

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