Category Archives: Strike!

Walmart Worker Speaks about Disability, Strikes, Organizing in Rural Community

This post first appeared at Ability Maine. Crossposted here with permission. Low wages, lack of health insurance, concern for elderly and injured coworkers paramount By Sharon Wachsler Static Nonsense* is a disabled blogger I’ve known for a year or two. … Continue reading

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A Plagiarised Writer’s Response to #PIPA & #SOPA During the #Blackout

Cross-posted at Bed, Body & Beyond and AfterGadget If you go to Wikipedia today, you will find it blacked out — along with many other websites, blogs, twitter accounts, and more. However, on the Wiki page, along with the blackout … Continue reading

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How to Support the Strike Even if You’re Unemployed/Disabled/Work from Home

A General Strike and Day of Mass Action has been called by Occupy Oakland (#OO) for today, Wednesday, November 2. People around the world are acting in solidarity with #OO. If you are unable to work due to disability, are unemployed, or work at home, you can still strike! Here are some ways you can take part (recognizing that not everyone will be able to do everything — just do what you can). Continue reading

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