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Vol. CLIV, Issue 5
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Whitman Wire

Looking Back on a Summer of Unions

Sebastian Vera Cuevas, News Reporter September 21, 2023

Over the past year, there has been an increase in labor strikes and efforts to establish unions. Some high-profile examples include Hollywood writers and actors in the SAG-AFTRA, fast food workers across...

Railroad strike averted, but discontent remains

Ben Kearney, News Reporter September 29, 2022

On Sept. 16, the Biden administration secured a tentative deal with railroad worker’s unions, averting the threat of a nationwide railway strike for the foreseeable future. Tensions arose over wages,...

On Standing Up and Saying “I Can’t Take it Anymore”

Nikolaus Kennelly, Columnist October 8, 2016

It is a strange contradiction of higher education that colleges serve as both nesting grounds for the capital R Radical Left—Democracy Now-watching, Dissent-reading, Marxist-Hegelian-Zizekian psycho-blatherers...

On Strike!

Erik July 9, 2014

Every day, from 11 to 1, a huge number of students wait in line for lunch at UFPI's main cafeteria. Although the food is never anything special - usually it's rice, beans, salad and some part of a chicken...

Stand Up for Justice, Sit Down When Tired!

Rosemary Hanson November 7, 2013
While the rest of the Backpage writers are on strike, I’ve decided to conduct a one-woman sit-in to present the administration with the visible face of our struggle. I will not leave the Pio office — even to go to class — until this travesty of unequal pay is remedied.
Issue 3: Voices of the Community

Issue 3: Voices of the Community

Jade Blake-Whitney September 24, 2013

Should the United States use air strikes against the Syrian Government?  Videographer Jade Blake-Whitney polls the community on what they think about the US government using air strikes against...

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