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6:30 pm

Branch Meeting – West Virginia teacher’s strike discussion

March 15 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm UTC-5

This week, we're going to be talking about the recent successful West Virginia teacher's strike. At a time when the US labor movement has never been weaker, this wildcat strike demonstrates the continuing relevance and power of strike action. A list of articles about this and other strikes in the US are below. We'll also ... Read more

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Branch Meeting – West Virginia teacher’s strike discussion

March 15 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm UTC-5

This week, we're going to be talking about the recent successful West Virginia teacher's strike. At a time when the US labor movement has never been weaker, this wildcat strike demonstrates the continuing relevance and power of strike action. A list of articles about this and other strikes in the US are below. We'll also ... Read more

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Cops, Racism, and Capitalism

March 15 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm UTC-5

Join the Loyola Socialists - ISO for a discussion about the origins and function of the police and their enforcement of systems of racism, inequality, and capitalism. Cudahy Science Room 202

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7:00 pm

UVM ISO Weekly Branch Meeting

March 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm UTC-5

The UVM Socialists are a branch of the International Socialist Organization and a recognized campus group at the University of Vermont, working on a range of issues and exploring current political events, theory and history in order to change the world. We meet most Thursday evenings. The UVM Socialists have been an important voice for ... Read more

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Refusing to Accept a Society Steeped in Violence

March 15 @ 7:00 pm UTC-4
RCTV, Rochester’s Community Media Center, 21 Gorham St
Rochester, NY 14605 United States
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While the phenomenon of the lone gunman shooting dozens of people in public is a unique feature of our current moment, gruesome violence has been a central feature of U.S. society throughout its history. Mass shootings are a social phenomenon that demands a social answer. Reforms connected to gun industry regulations might be a first ... Read more

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Solidarity with West Virginia Teachers

March 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm UTC-5

Thousands of teachers stunned West Virginia politicians and employers by launching a strike against a miserable pay increase, and a freeze on scheduled improvements to health insurance benefits. The walkout continued into every part of the state. Now, the teachers have won a 5% pay raise for ALL state employees. The strike is making ripples ... Read more

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Lessons of the West Virginia Teachers’ Strike

March 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm UTC-4
Haymarket People’s Fund, 42 Seaverns Ave
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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This event will feature the following speakers: --Terri Meadows, striking teacher from West Virginia --Khury Petersen-Smith: ISO member bringing an eyewitness account of the strike! --Max McCullough: DSA member and socialist educator in Boston! Co-Sponsors: The International Socialist Organization and the Boston chapter of Democratic Socialists of America After a nine-day wildcat strike of over ... Read more

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Women are leading the Resistance !

March 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm UTC-7
Smith Memorial Student Union, 1825 SW Broadway
Portland, OR 97201 United States
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from #MeToo to West Virginia Teachers… from #BlackLivesMatter to DACA Dreamers… WOMEN ARE LEADING THE RESISTANCE ! Presentation and discussion Thursday, March 15, 7- 9pm PSU Smith room 327 PSU International Socialist Organization portlandsocialists.org socialistworker.org

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Lessons from the West Virginia Teachers’ Strike

March 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm UTC-4
St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church and University Center, 30 W Woodruff Ave
Columbus, OH 43210 United States
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The successful nine-day strike of over 30,000 teachers and support staff in West Virginia proved that workers still can organize to fight for their interests. With state workers in Oklahoma, Kentucky, and Arizona potentially following West Virginia's lead and staging their own strikes, the possibility of a rank-and-file public sector union movement is closer than ... Read more

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Lessons from the West Virgina Teachers Strike!

March 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm UTC-4
Hunter College Socialists, Hunter College - 68th street and Lexington Avenue
New York, NY United States
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Lessons from the West Virginia Teachers Strike! Thursday March 15th, 7pm-9m CUNY Graduate Center Room 5489 365 5th Ave, New York, NY 10016 For over 10 days all teachers and school staff in West Virginia went illegally on strike, demanding their right to a 5% race and healthcare. Teachers self-organized in an anti-union right to ... Read more

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