Civil Rights Training 5-Week Program

A Brief history of Civil Rights Law and How it has evolved. Case Studies: Trayvon Martin, FL and Abner Louima, NY.

Civil Rights Training 5-Week Program

Where: New American Chamber of Commerce 26 Court St, Suite 701, Brooklyn, NY. When: Date: September 12, 2018 Time: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Issues That Will be Addressed: My Civil Rights was Violated, Who Can I Sue? Filing a Notice of Claim against a City, Town, or Municipal Agency in NY. Statute of Limitations […]

What It Takes To Stand Up To Authority

Most people do what authority figures tell them to – even when they disagree. The reason, it turns out, is hidden in the brain. The good news? It can be changed.

What It Takes To Stand Up To Authority

By Martha Henriques | BBC | 13 July 2018 We like to think we’d do the right thing in a tough situation. We’d stand up to our boss when necessary, step in if we saw someone being bullied, and say no if we were asked to do something we felt was wrong. It’s tempting to […]

South Africa’s New President and Labor Unions at Loggerheads

Eskom is critical to South Africa. It supplies more than 90 percent of the country's power, has 220 billion rand ($17 billion) of state-guaranteed debt and is often cited as a threat to South Africa's credit ratings, which are near junk status.

South Africa’s New President and Labor Unions at Loggerheads

By Alexander Winning | Reuters | Thu Jul 12, 2018 JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – A month after Cyril Ramaphosa took the helm of South Africa’s ruling African National Congress (ANC) in December, he called an urgent meeting with then-President Jacob Zuma and senior ministers to save state power firm Eskom. Ramaphosa understood sweeping changes were needed […]

Dr. Wesley Muhammad Discusses Leadership in the Nation of Islam

“Leadership is not he or she who is the greatest orator and leadership is not he or she who has the greatest wealth or material gain. Leadership is he or she who can provide right guidance in the critical hour.” - Dr. Wesley Muhammad

Dr. Wesley Muhammad Discusses Leadership in the Nation of Islam

By Staff Writer  | Thu Jul 12, 2018 BROOKLYN (Workers World Today) – Activist and student Minister Dr. Wesley Muhammad of the Nation of Islam (NOI) discussed leadership in a radio interview with Ask the Lawyer, a production of All Black Radio, broadcasted through WVIP 93.5 FM in the Tri-state area. Dr. Muhammad said that […]

100,000 New Jobs for New York: Will Enough Go to Poorer Workers?

Some fear that Mayor Bill de Blasio’s program to create jobs paying at least $50,000 is not reaching people in the city’s poorest neighborhoods.

100,000 New Jobs for New York: Will Enough Go to Poorer Workers?

By The New York Times Since graduating two years ago from a small private high school in Queens, Ya’seen Madyun has completed a culinary training program and has attended security training courses, all in the hopes of landing a job that pays anywhere near $50,000. In January, Mr. Madyun, now 22, sought assistance at one […]

New York City teachers to get 6 weeks of paid parental leave

The contract covers about 120,000 workers. They include 79,000 teachers, plus United Federation of Teachers-represented school nurses, therapists, guidance counselors, secretaries and others.

New York City teachers to get 6 weeks of paid parental leave

BY NY1 New York City will provide six weeks of parental leave at full salary for hundreds of thousands of city public school employees, including tens of thousands of teachers. The agreement was announced Wednesday by Mayor Bill de Blasio, union and school officials. “Paid parental leave makes so much sense, it always made sense, […]

New York Taxi Workers Alliance Calls On City To Help Struggling Drivers

The group says six drivers have taken their own lives this year and they’re blaming financial pressures caused by the huge growth of ride-sharing services.

New York Taxi Workers Alliance Calls On City To Help Struggling Drivers

BY CBSNewYork The New York Taxi Workers Alliance is again calling on the city for help after the apparent suicide of another driver. The group says six drivers have taken their own lives this year and they’re blaming financial pressures caused by the huge growth of ride-sharing services. “Something has to change,” NYTWA Executive Director […]

Separation of migrant families at the border

Trump's executive order will seek to find ways to hold parents and children together.

Separation of migrant families at the border

By  The New York Times  Trump caved to enormous political pressure on Wednesday and signed an executive order meant to end the separation of families at the border by detaining parents and children together for an indefinite period. “We’re going to have strong — very strong — borders, but we are going to keep the […]

The Company Making Billions Off China’s Worried Parents

It had revenue of $1.72 billion in its fiscal year ended February 2018.

The Company Making Billions Off China’s Worried Parents

By Bloomberg Businessweek TAL’s initials stand for Tomorrow Advancing Life, a none-too-subtle nod to one of the biggest anxieties of middle-class families in the test-based world of Chinese education. Combining in-person coaching and online instruction that lets teachers lecture across the country to multiple classrooms equipped with large video monitors, TAL expects this year to […]

Top 5 Reasons to Cruise With the Family This Summer

Summer is here and the timing is right for a great vacation with the family. Cruises are your ultimate, all-inclusive vacation and present a variety of options to satisfy your entire family.

Top 5 Reasons to Cruise With the Family This Summer

By Victoria Falk, Special to Workers World Today Summer is here and the timing is right for a great vacation with the family. Cruises are your ultimate, all-inclusive vacation and present a variety of options to satisfy your entire family. Here are the top 5 reasons:   There is no need to limit your family […]