BRRN Blog

The M Circle

Si tuviera que describir las circunstancias bajo las que conocí al viejo Nibaldo, más bien tendría que decir con sinceridad que nunca lo conocí. Aquel encuentro, palabras dispersas, comentarios risueños que emitía con su bigotón de hombre antiguo y su dentadura dilapidada. Pude saber algo de su vida a través de las historias que le gustaba […]

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Sobre “La Batalla de Chile”

Había visto algunos fragmentos del documental La Batalla de Chile de Patricio Guzmán durante mi estadía por aquellas tierras, pero fue solamente hace unos días, que por sugerencia de un amigo volví a reencontrarme con esas imágenes. Se me erizaban los pelos, y me entraban ganas incontenibles de llorar, mientras volvía a sumergirme en los […]

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Why Working People are The Solution to Our Economic Crisis

Power gets what it wants.  This is the reason that Wall Street – the cause of the crisis- is booming; but working people are facing double-digit unemployment, hour cuts, increased work load on the job, less resources to work with, raising costs on benefits, cuts to public services and an all-around increase of vulnerability to […]

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Mass Action Sept 24 with Unite Here

From UNITE-HERE: COME WITNESS THE ACTION AND RALLY IN SUPPORT. MEET THURSDAY, SEPT 24 AT 4 PM AT WATER TOWER PARK. Hundreds to be arrested in civil disobedience action Fighting layoffs and cuts, hospitality workers take a stand, saying big corporations like Chicago-based Hyatt have gone too far. WHAT:           Civil disobedience action with hundreds […]

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Teamsters Local 743 on Strike

From our TDU local: Dear Sisters and Brothers from the Friend Family support list, Workers at SK Hand Tools in Chicago (3535 W. 47th St.) and McCook (9500 W. 55th St.) voted unanimously to STRIKE as of Tuesday, August 25, 2009!  Please forward this e-mail to friends and allies. Strike support will be needed on […]

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8/17- Starbucks! Stop the Cuts! Hand Off Our Healthcare! Protest/Rally!”

From the IWW: Event: 8/17- Starbucks! Stop the Cuts! Hand Off Our Healthcare! Protest/Rally! “Members and supporters of the IWW Starbucks Workers Union to protest and rally against Starbucks’ HEALTH CARE CUTS and UNION BUSTING on this National DAY OF ACTION” What: Protest Host: I ♥ Union Baristas! Start Time: Monday, August 17 at 12:00pm […]

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