Striking Kaiser workers demand more staffing for patient care

Vol. 84/No. 1 - January 13, 2020

OAKLAND, Calif. — Thousands of mental health workers went on a five-day strike Dec. 16-20 at up to 100 Kaiser Permanente clinics throughout the state demanding increased staffing and a 3% pay raise. Areas where actions were organized included San…


Protest after Sacramento cops who killed Stephon Clark let off

Vol. 83/No. 11 - March 18, 2019
Protest after Sacramento cops who killed Stephon Clark let off

Over 100 protesters took to the streets in Sacramento, California, March 4 to protest Sacramento County District Attorney Anne Marie Schubert’s decision not to file charges against the two cops who shot and killed Stephon Clark in his grandparents’ backyard…


University of California workers strike three days for contract

Vol. 82/No. 20 - May 21, 2018

Some 25,000 nonteaching workers at the statewide University of California system — custodians, groundskeepers, food service workers, truck drivers, lab technicians and nurses aides — went on a three-day strike beginning May 7. These members of American Federation of State,…


Chinatown event welcomes Chinese Cuban generals

Vol. 82/No. 8 - February 26, 2018

HAVANA — The House of Chinese Arts and Traditions in Chinatown here hosted a presentation of Our History Is Still Being Written: The Story of Three Chinese Cuban Generals in the Cuban Revolution. The Feb. 13 event drew 60 working people,…