Abolish State Violence Against Women, Folks & Families Rally and March

October 1, 2020

The New Orleans Workers Group in solidarity with Reproductive Justice Action Collective, Women With A Vision, the New Orleans Abortion Fund, Familias Unidas in Accion, New Orleans People’s Assembly and Louisiana Movement for Workers Councils calls on all people of conscience to demand an end to the medical experimentation and forced sterilization of women, folks […]

 Workers Solidarity Caravan with Migrant Hunger Strikers and all Immigrants: GEO Corportion Profiting from Human Misery

August 12, 2020

The New Orleans Workers Group made up of employed and unemployed workers is organizing a motorcade to the prison at Pine Prairie to show solidarity with African detainees on hunger strike and all our detained brothers and sisters in this hideous prison. Currently, 48 African migrants (most from Cameroon) are on a hunger strike to […]

McDonogh Statue Torn Down, Cantrell Defends Arrests as Hundreds Demand Release of Nonviolent Protesters

June 14, 2020

  (Correction: The article has been updated to reflect the accurate spelling of McDonogh.) A group of protesters tore down the John McDonogh bust in Duncan Plaza and threw it in the Mississippi River today – following a “Take Back Pride” motorcade rally, in which hundreds of cars and cyclists protested police violence, systemic racism, discrimination, […]

Metro Disposal Fires Sanitation Workers, Uses Prison Labor, as the City is Silent

May 13, 2020

Last week, Big Easy Magazine reported on the sanitation truck workers on strike in Gentilly, protesting their abysmal pay and safety conditions.  Four days ago, WWLTV reported that all of the striking workers were fired.  Now, according to Payday Report, a Chattanooga-based cooperative, the workers were replaced by “transitional labor” – namely, incarcerated workers who […]

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