Tag Archives: Bill Leumer

Betrayal and Disgrace in the Canadian Auto Parts Industry

Bill Leumer

The union officials have agreed, for example, to eliminate shop stewards, the people who are usually elected by the workers in each department so that when a worker or the union believes he or she has a grievance against the company, the shop steward is informed in order to trigger the grievance process. Instead, there […]

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Lecciones de la huelga de UPS de 1997

Bill Leumer

A Spanish translation of Lessons of the 1997 Teamsters Strike at UPS. En 1997, Ron Carey, Presidente del International Brotherhood of Temaster (IBT), sindicato de camioneros, dirigía un sindicato que consiguió una victoria arrolladora contra United Parcel Service (UPS) en una huelga militante, lograron arrancar concesiones valoradas en unos 1.000 millones de dólares y un […]

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Lessons of the 1997 Teamster Strike at UPS

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Bill Leumer

“After decades of corruption among the top ranks of the Teamsters’ union, the U.S. government stepped in and presented these union officials, who were alleged to have violated federal anti-racketeering laws, an offer they could not refuse. The government allowed them to sign a “consent decree” which would exempt them from prosecution, but with the […]

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Hvordan strejker vindes

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Af: Harry DeBoer Forord Af: Bill Leumer Forord – USA 2006 Harry DeBoer blev født i 1903 i Crookston, Minneapolis i USA. I de tidlige 1930’ere begyndte han at arbejde i kulminerne i Minneapolis og blev en del af den første organisationskomite, som anførte de kendte chaufførstrejker i 1934. DeBoer har æren for at have udarbejdet […]

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How to Win!

Workers Action

By Bill Leumer In September 2004, the San Francisco Hotel and Restaurant Workers Union, Local 2 (UNITE HERE), went on strike against four out of the fourteen major hotels in the city. The union was in the process of negotiating a new contract with the hotel owners along the lines done in the past: a […]

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The Real Vietnamese Revolutionaries: A Review of The Revolution Defamed

Bill Leumer

This book is a ‘must read’ for Marxists who want to study the relation of revolutionary theory to revolutionary practice.

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Book Review: The Revolution Defamed: A Documentary History of Vietnamese Trotskyism

Bill Leumer

This volume contains the defaming of these courageous Trotskyists by Ho Chi Minh. In a series of letters sent to the Stalinist cadre, Ho Chi Minh accused the Trotskyists of being in league with, and in the pay of, the Japanese imperialists and of sabotaging the workers’ movement, and he concluded with this dire directive: […]

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Book Review: Fatherland or Mother Earth? By Michael Lowy

Bill Leumer

Lowy’s book consists of a collection of his essays that date back to 1974. The book is a “Notebook for Study and Research” prepared by the IIRE to which Lowy is a fellow. The IIRE and Lowy are associated with the centrist (sometimes revolutionary, more often not) Fourth International (FI). In this short review, while […]

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Book Review: America Needs a Raise

Bill Leumer

Book by AFL-CIO head Sweeney reveals same old failed policies
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