Today, on International Human Rights Day, the Communications Workers of America Executive Board is united in its support for activists in the Philippines who face intimidation and retaliation for seeking to improve the lives and conditions of Filipino workers.
CWA members will participate in a global day of labor union action on December 10, International Human Rights Day, to protest the severe repression of labor union and other activists in the Philippines.
It’s past time to be surprised or even disgusted when Donald Trump displays his overt racism. His attack on women of color honorably expressing their views and values as duly elected officials isn’t Trump’s first display of racial hate. It won’t be his last.
I know the anguish and utter sorrow I feel over the suffering of the Muslim community in Christchurch and around the world is shared by my brothers and sisters in CWA other Labor Unions, and by all thinking, caring humans.
CWA joined a diverse coalition in support of the comprehensive package of democracy reforms that House Democrats have committed to bring to the floor as the first order of business in the new Congress.
Events of the past week have shaken our nation. Violent extremists have targeted African-Americans, Jewish Americans and political leaders, and the Trump administration has declared its intention to dehumanize transgender and gender non-conforming members of our communities.