This is the Time for a General Strike

All public school workers are out on strike in the state of West Virginia, tens of thousands of workers. 

It’s time to move toward a General Strike, nationwide, all workers.

About 1,400 workers of Frontier Communications have now gone on strike in West Virginia and Virginia.

It’s time to move toward a General Strike.

Tens of thousands of Oklahoma public school teachers are preparing to go out on strike.

It’s time to move toward a General Strike.

Thousands of teachers in the Pittsburgh Public Schools District are planning to go on strike.

It’s time to move toward a General Strike.

Tens of thousands of Chicago teachers are planning a strike.

It’s time to move toward a General Strike.

University of Illinois graduate student workers are in the second week of their strike.

It’s time to move toward a General Strike.

Arizona teachers are considering a strike.

It’s time to move toward a General Strike.

Teachers in New Jersey reportedly have voted to authorize a strike.

And on and on and on.

It’s time to move toward a General Strike. A demand for a $20 nationwide minimum wage would be reasonable, along with a 10 percent across the board wage hike for others. A demand for single payer, free, universal health care is urgent. A demand for free college tuition is necessary. A demand for increased taxation of the wealthy and big corporations is urgent. Demands for race and gender equity are urgent. Demands for sweeping prison reform are urgent. Demands for immigration reform are urgent. Demands for ecological laws to halt and reverse climate change are urgent. Demands to end US militarism worldwide are urgent. Demands to abolish nuclear weapons worldwide are urgent. And on and on and on.

It’s time to move toward a General Strike. It’s time to set the date. It’s time to move to Strike.

 

 

 

 

 

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