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Announcement :: Activism : Baltimore MD : Labor : Protest Activity

Boycott of Baltimore City Center Sheraton Hotel Launched by UNITEHERE

Baltimore City Center Sheraton Hotel workers call for a boycott of their own hotel. Rally and picket line on Thursday, November 15, 2007 at 3:30PM, 101 W. Fayette Street. Indepth details of issues.

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Commentary :: Baltimore MD : Civil & Human Rights : Labor

Indypendent Reader No. 5: "Hard at Work1"

A look at contemporary approaches to confronting poverty, labor injustices, and economic human rights—and an analysis of immigration and family values with US legal chronology included. Articles on workers struggles at Camden Yards in 1877 and 2007. Hard at Work!

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News :: Protest Activity : U.S. Government : War in Iraq

September 15 Protest Against US War in Iraq

WASHINGTON -- Thousands demonstrate against the US war in Iraq. As many as 190 people were arrested during an anti-war protest and "die-in" on Saturday, Sept. 15, 2007. The protest was organized by the ANSWER Coalition and other groups, including the participation of Iraq Veterans Against the War, Veterans for Peace, and Code Pink. (Photoessay)


News :: Baltimore MD : Labor

Victory for the United Worker’s Association

Victory for the United Worker’s Association. According to the UWA, the Maryland Stadium Authority voted 5-2 earlier that day to “re-bid the current cleaning contract and to include living wages in the request for proposals.”

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News :: Baltimore MD : Labor : Poverty

United Workers Remain Vigilant While Briefly Postponing Hunger Strike

In the spirit of Labor Day, the United Workers held a prayer breakfast at Light Street Presbyterian Church in Federal Hill on Monday, September 3rd. UWA members and supporters have briefly postponed their hunger strike.

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News :: Baltimore MD : Labor : Poverty

United Workers Announces Living Wage Hunger Strike at Camden Yards

On Wednesday, August 15th, the United Workers announced a hunger strike on Saturday September 3rd at Camden Yards calling for a binding living wage and improved conditions for stadium workers.

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Commentary :: Activism : Protest Activity : U.S. Government : War in Iraq

The 5:32 AM Train to Washington, D.C.

A lot has changed since 9/11, mostly all for the worse. When I took the commuter train from Baltimore to Washington, D.C., on the morning of Aug. 7, 2007, “Big Brother” knew I was on it, since an ID is needed to buy a ticket. When I got to D.C., “Big Brother’s’” cameras watched me get on and off the Metrorail. When I tried to videotape a demonstration at the DOE, a security guard threatened to confiscate my camcorder and to put me “in handcuffs!”

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Announcement :: Civil & Human Rights

Volunteer Call for U.W.A. Struggle at Camden Yards

Calling all activists, organizers, and anyone and everyone who cares about the welfare of Baltimore's day laborers!

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