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Shows featuring Clarence Thomas

  • Occupy Oakland Prepares for General Strike as War Veterans Organize Day of Action at Occupy Camps Generalstrike_web
    Protesters in Oakland, California, are launching a citywide general strike today that will include an attempt to shut down the nation’s fifth-busiest shipping port. The strike is expected to draw thousands of people to downtown Oakland, many responding to police attacks last week on nonviolent protesters with Occupy...
    November 02, 2011 | Story
  • May Day Rallies Celebrate Unity; Labor Unions and Immigrants Plan to March Side by Side Maydaybutton
    The May Day rallies set to take place this Sunday follow massive pro-labor protests in Wisconsin to protect collective bargaining rights of public workers. Since 2006, when more than a million people marched across the United States against a harsh anti-immigrant bill, May Day has also become a key date of protests by...
    April 29, 2011 | Story
  • Defying Employers, Antiwar Dockworkers Plan to Shut Down West Coast Ports Dockworkers2_web
    The International Longshore and Warehouse Union has been organizing to shut down ports on the West Coast today, May Day, to protest the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. But yesterday an arbitrator ordered the union to tell its members that they must report to work today. We speak to Clarence Thomas, an executive board member of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) Local 10 and a...
    May 01, 2008 | Story
  • Chavez Accuses Opposition of Conspiracy and Fraud Chavez
    Opponents of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez have claimed they gathered enough signatures to demand a presidential recall, but government officials say there are widespread problems with the petition and that there may be cases of outright fraud. We go to Caracas to speak with a freelance journalist who interviewed Chavez over the weekend. [includes transcript]
    February 16, 2004 | Story