Posts Tagged ‘Labor-Community Campaign’

The 23,000-strong Farm Labor Organizing Committee union joins campaign for new party

The Farm Labor Organizing Committee just endorsed our Labor-Community Campaign for an Independent Party! FLOC represents 23,000 mostly-Latino farm workers in the Midwest and North Carolina. Founded in 1967, the union’s fighting spirit has conquered many corporations that took advantage of agricultural workers. They are presently boycotting e-cigarette maker VUSE and seeking a collective bargaining…

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MPP’s Special Election Newsletter

We’re just three days out from the 2018 midterm elections with the chance to make groundbreaking advances for our movement! Please enjoy the second edition of our monthly MPP newsletter, where we update you on movement actions and current events.   MPP News ● Multiple Republican sources have told the Florida press that an internal…

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Announcing Labor-Community Endorsers

This September we partnered with Socialist Organizer to launch the Labor-Community Campaign for an Independent Party. Today I’m proud to announce that eight organizations and some of the most esteemed labor and progressive leaders in America have joined the campaign! Among them: Dr. Cornel West — Professor at Harvard, professor emeritus at Princeton, author of…

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Day of Action The U.S. Mail – Not for Sale!!

Privatizers – those who want to sell the public postal service to private corporations – are hard at work. Together we can stop them in their tracks.  Get ready to hit the streets with our sister postal unions, family, friends, and community allies to Save Our Service. Click here for a list of rallies. The list will be updated as details are…

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Support Farm Workers : Global Day of Action Against Driscolls

70,000 farm workers in the valley of San Quintin, Baja California have been demanding an increase in their daily wage, an 8 hour work day (instead of 12 hours), healthcare, overtime pay and vacation days and the legal recognition of their independent union and the signing of a collective bargaining agreement. These farm workers pick…

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MPP National Conference Call – September 2018

Listen to hear the latest from MPP with special guests Al Rojas and Cindy Sheehan. This month we discussed our groundbreaking Labor Community Campaign for an Independent Party, labor’s greatest break with the Democratic Party in years. We had Al Rojas, co-founder of the United Farm Workers of America with Cesar Chavez, to tell us…

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Our Next Step

Our movement is on a roll. Two weeks ago we partnered with Socialist Organizer to launch labor’s greatest break with the Democratic Party in years, the Labor-Community Campaign for an Independent Party. Since then, we’ve been joined by the Labor Fightback Network, union leaders like Al Rojas, and more than 300 organizers across 100 different unions and progressive…

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Breaking: Labor is Declaring its Independence

The labor movement has been the vanguard of the working class since the industrial revolution swept the world. But for decades unions and working people have found themselves without a political party. Labor has the power to change everything now. Unions have 15 million members and spend hundreds of millions of dollars on elections. Building…

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