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  • With no new talks, LA teacher strike all but inevitable

    01/14/2019 3:49:38 AM PST · by Libloather · 35 replies
    ABC News ^ | 1/14/19
    A strike by tens of thousands of teachers in Los Angeles, the nation's second-largest school district, is all but inevitable starting Monday after the two sides did not renew negotiations over the weekend. Talks broke down Friday when the teachers' union rejected as "woefully inadequate" a new offer from the LA Unified School District. With no new discussions scheduled, pickets are likely to begin at 7 a.m. as teachers stand firm on sticking points including higher pay and smaller class sizes. Schools will stay open if a walkout happens. The district, with 640,000 students, has hired hundreds of substitutes to...
  • Iranian Regime Is Fearful Of Organized Social Unrest

    01/12/2019 12:36:22 PM PST · by hassan.mahmoud · 6 replies
    Iran freedom ^ | Jan 12, 2019 | Hassan.Mahmoudi
    In his Speech last Wednesday Iran's supreme leader Ali Khamenei show his fear to the current fragile and chaotic state of the country. Nothing is more frightening to Khamenei and the Iranian authorities than the social unrest unleashed by protests which began Dec 2107 inside the country, the endless strikes that have shaken the government, and indeed threatened the existence of the ruling Iranian regime. Iranian people from all walk of life protest over high prices, inflation, corruption, incompetence. On Wednesday, during a speech in Qom (150 KM south of Tehran), Iranian supreme leader Ali Khamenei implicitly expressed his fear...
  • SEIU puts Fresno court on notice of planned strike

    01/10/2019 7:17:31 PM PST · by Jim Robinson · 17 replies
    fresno bee ^ | Jan 10, 2019 | BY YESENIA AMARO
    The Service Employees International Union Local 521 on Thursday put the Fresno County Superior Court on notice of its plan to strike beginning Tuesday over labor negotiations. SEIU sent a letter to Sheran Morton, court executive officer, making the court aware of the planned “Unfair Labor Practice strike.” SEIU couldn’t immediately be reached for comment late Thursday.
  • Teachers Protest in Isfahan, Central Iran

    01/10/2019 1:29:08 AM PST · by hassan.mahmoud · 1 replies
    Iran news wire ^ | Jan,10 2019 | Hassan. Mahmoudi
    Since anti-government demonstrations erupted throughout Iran in December, strikes have become a popular way for citizens of different walks of life and social classes to protest the corruption and inefficiency of the Iranian regime. Iranian social media exploded with photos and videos of a large number of teachers held a rally Wednesday Jan 9,2019 morning in Isfahan, central Iran. Gathering outside the city’s Education Department located at Enghelab (Revolution) Square, these teachers are protesting low wages and officials refusing to respond to their demands. Teacher demands include signs and slogans such as "Detained teachers must be freed," "NO to prison...
  • Iran: Security forces raided the home of More than a Dozens of steelworkers in Ahvaz

    12/17/2018 4:05:31 AM PST · by hassan.mahmoud · 12 replies
    Iran News Wire ^ | Dec 17,2018 | Hassan Mahmoudi
    Authorities raided the homes of dozens of protesting National Steel Group workers. Iranian regime security forces have been raiding the homes of these workers since midnight & arrests continue to noon on Monday. This raid led to the arrest of at least 11 workers until now. According to Iran News Wire, the raid was carried out without any arrest warrant, the arrested workers were transferred to unknown location. National Steel Group employees rallied for the 38th day, protesting delayed paychecks & demanding the release of jailed colleagues. the agents did not succeed in arresting more workers, because they were not...
  • Thousands Of Teachers March In Downtown Los Angeles As Strike Looms

    12/16/2018 4:47:04 PM PST · by Libloather · 43 replies
    See BS local ^ | 12/15/18
    (CBSLA/AP) — Thousands of teachers who may go on strike against the nation’s second-largest school district next month marched and rallied in downtown Los Angeles on Saturday. United Teachers Los Angeles (UTLA) union estimates 50,000 were there. The crowd had relief from overcrowding at the top of their wish list. **SNIP** UTLA teachers and supporters wore red for unity. They are seeing red over LAUSD’s reluctance to part with more green. “I want to see investment in the schools and in the kids,” said LAUSD parent Carmen Montecito. UTLA says if LAUSD would just tap in to its almost $2...
  • Iran: steel workers protest in oil-rich Ahvaz

    12/10/2018 10:39:12 PM PST · by hassan.mahmoud · 3 replies
    Iran news wire ^ | Dec 11,2018 | hassan mahmoudi
    By: Hassan.Mahmoudi Iran has the ability to build ballistic missiles with a broader range, a senior commander of the elite Revolutionary Guards said on Monday, according to the semi-official Fars News agency. (Reuters) “We have the ability to build missiles with a broader range,” Hajizadeh said, according to Fars News. He added, “We don’t have limitations from a technical perspective or by conventions with regard to missile range.” The Iranian government has ruled out negotiations with Washington over its military capabilities, particularly its missile program to run by the Iranian revolutionary guard's corps (IRGC). Iran is spending billions of dollars...
  • Industrial Group protest in Ahvaz

    12/06/2018 10:28:10 AM PST · by hassan.mahmoud · 2 replies
    Iran news wire ^ | Dec 6 , 2018 | Hassan Mahmoudi
    The workers of Iran National Steel Industrial Group in Ahvaz, Khuzestan province, took to the streets of Ahvaz for the 26th consecutive day to protest for their rights On Wednesday Dec.5.2018 The workers were chanting “we will not give in to disgrace.” The workers were marching toward the main streets of the city, holding banners that read, “Workers are awake and fed up with being exploited.” The Iran National Steel Group workers started rallying in November in protest to not having received several months of their wages. Most of the workers are the sole breadwinners of their families. The workers...
  • Strikes and Protests of Workers Continues

    11/29/2018 12:35:31 PM PST · by hassan.mahmoud · 1 replies
    Iran News Wire ^ | Nov. 29.2018 | hassan mahmoudi
    Streets of Ahvaz in Khuzestan province and Haft Tapeh in the ancient city of Shush in Iran witnessed yesterday Nov.29, the well determined and courageous strikes of sugarcane and Ahvaz Steel mill workers. The recent endless brave strikes by workers prompted the regime to, send the henchman Sadegh Larijani, the head of the regime's judiciary, to the scene on November 26, to show off to and intimidate the workers to pay "We must deal with those who want to disrupt the order of the country, under the pretext of pursuing the demands of workers," he said. ... "Workers should not...
  • Iran: Sugar Cane Industrial Complex protest

    11/17/2018 11:19:44 AM PST · by hassan.mahmoud · 6 replies
    Iran news wire ^ | Nov,17,2018 | Hassan Mahmoudi
    By: Hassan.Mahmoudi The Iranian people have had 40 years of misery, corruption, inflation, and repression in their life, therefore they pour to the streets to protest, despite a violent crackdown by the security forces of the mullahs. In fact, The Regime clearly fears its overthrow. see this video: According to the reports Employees of the Haft Tappeh sugar mill in Shush, southwest Iran, continued their strike by holding a gathering in early morning hours of Saturday. More than 1,000 employees rallied in the city’s main square, joined by their families and children. Sources and reports indicate more people are...
  • 'toughest ever' sanctions on Iran from November 5

    11/04/2018 3:50:33 AM PST · by hassan.mahmoud · 7 replies
    The American thinker ^ | Nov. 4, 2018 | Hassan Mahmoudi
    By Hassan Mahmoudi There is only one day left before the sanctions on Iran's ruling mullahs , which the Trump administration says are the new U.S. sanctions on Iran’s oil industry, if they are imposed as expected, will be painful for Iran's tyrannical rulers, The US will add 700 individuals and companies to a list of blocked entities And with Iranian leaders continuing their malign behavior, huge Iranian treasure is being directed away from the Iranian people and towards fueling Iran’s regional ambitions, as well as its human rights abuses, and destabilizing activity in Syria. This week, Danish authorities accused...
  • Truckers in cities across Iran are launching a new round of strikes

    11/02/2018 3:11:35 AM PDT · by hassan.mahmoud · 1 replies
    Iran News Wire ^ | Nov.2,2018 | Hassan Mahmoudi
    Truckers in cities across Iran are launching a new round of strikes, protesting not receiving answers to their demands and seeking the release of their arrested colleagues. Iranian truckers have started the fourth round of strike based on calls for a nationwide strike on November 1 which had circulated on social media websites. According to Iran News Wire Truckers are protesting low fares and promises that were not kept by the government, while also demanding the release of detained truckers who were arrested during the third round of strike when more than 200 truckers were arrested. Reports indicate that until...
  • political Unrest amid widespread Corruption and looting by the government

    10/28/2018 2:09:58 PM PDT · by hassan.mahmoud · 8 replies
    National council of resistance of Iran ^ | Oct 28 , 2018 | Hassan Mahmoudi
    Iran is facing the one of the worst economic crisis, rapid escalating Inflation, high rise in Youth unemployment, widespread Corruption and looting by the government. Amid this situation, the painful sanctions on Iran’s oil sector will take effect on November 4, 2018, by trump administration. In the meantime, Domestic strikes and protest shakes the major cities. Railway workers in various parts of Iran, including Hormozgan, Shahroud, Damghan, Semnan, Zagros, and Lorestan launched their third round of protests on Saturday morning, demanding their paychecks that have been delayed for the past three months. This is yet another example of people from...
  • More protests spread across Iran

    10/25/2018 10:40:21 AM PDT · by hassan.mahmoud · 5 replies ^ | Oct 25 , 2018 | Hassan Mahmoudi
    More protests spread across Iran BY: Hassan. Mahmoudi During the past few months More protests spread across Iran, from its southern cities to the capital, protesting the weak economy, inflation, unemployment, unpaid salaries, water shortages, and their grievances. The protesters have shouted severe slogans against authorities and their policies. Sharp Drop in Iran's Economic Growth Rate has been forecast ed in November when US will target Iran's oil export. Last month Economic discontent directs numerous street protests On Monday Oct. 22, A group of PhD students in Tehran rallied on Monday outside the Iranian regime’s parliament protesting the difficulty to...
  • Iran: protests with serious threat to the regime

    Iran has lots of oil and gas., The South Pars/North Dome Gas-Condensate Field in the Persian Gulf, which it shares with Qatar, is thought to be the largest natural gas field in the world. Iran had about US$50 billion a year selling its oil before US sanction. Never the less, today, in Iran, the people are suffering from unemployment and high prices. Reportedly On the morning of Tuesday, October 16, a large group of retirees protested in front of the regime's program and budget organization in Tehran. Protesters from different provinces, including Fars and Kermanshah, have come to Tehran to...
  • Respect the striking teachers across Iran

    10/15/2018 9:28:02 AM PDT · by hassan.mahmoud · 3 replies
    worldpress ^ | Oct 15,2018 | Hassan Mahmoudi
    By: Hassan.Mahmoudi On October 9, Asadollah Assadi an Iranian official working under diplomatic cover Extradited to Belgium by German authorities, a day later, Belgian prosecutors said that Assadi was charged along with the other three Iranians with planning to bomb the annual meeting of the NCRI in Paris. However, the Iran's regime international behavior of state sponsor terrorism is followed by domestic repression and we need to take both the structure of the international and the domestic behavior into account. On Sunday, October 14, according to NCRI report: "noble teachers across the country went on strike and refused to go...
  • Domestic Unrest Tighten Screws on Iran's Regime

    10/14/2018 8:54:41 AM PDT · by hassan.mahmoud · 9 replies
    world press ^ | Oct 14,2018 | Hassan Mahmoudi
    While Iran’s economy is collapsing, and this will eventually be forcing poor people into disastrous condition and when the Trump administration is pushing its “maximum pressure” campaign against Iran into overdrive, with Tuesday’s announcement that the State Department is aiming to cut off all Iranian oil exports by November. While the Iranian rial has lost more than 85 percent of its value against the US dollar in recent months. last week Iran faced with Social unrest and Protests such as truck driver and merchants strike. Today Following calls for a strike on October 14 that was widely circulated on social...
  • Powder keg circumstances of Iran’s society

    10/12/2018 12:06:32 PM PDT · by hassan.mahmoud · 8 replies ^ | Oct 12,2018 | Hassan Mahmoudi
    In recent years Iran is often depicted as a powerful giant whose arms stretch across the greater Middle East, but today the Iran's regime suffers from collection of problems at home and abroad. After Sanctions, Iran’s Economy Is Looming a Crisis. On Thursday night Donald trump Vowed that The US will take care" of countries which defy its directive to bring their oil imports from Iran to zero by November 4, President Donald Trump has warned, days after India announced that two of its firms have placed orders to import crude from the Gulf nation. Iran’s currency, the rial, has...
  • Iran: Shopkeepers and Merchants go on strike

    10/08/2018 8:03:20 AM PDT · by hassan.mahmoud · 12 replies
    mojahedin press ^ | Oct 8,2018 | hassan mahmoudi
    On Monday Oct 8.2018 , merchants in several Iranian cities went on strike and refused to open for business in an extension of ongoing protests against the regime of Tehran. The strike, which was preplanned and widely distributed across social media channels, is in protest to increasing prices and high inflation rates. The protest movement comprises 25 of Iran’s major cities Mrs. Maryam Rajavi, President-elect of the Iranian Resistance, commended the brave bazaar merchants and shopkeepers in Tehran and dozens of other Iranian cities who are on strike against the mullahs' corrupt regime. She said that the bazaar strike, coming...
  • Will Iran change its behavior with the teachers on world teachers' day?

    10/04/2018 9:15:25 AM PDT · by hassan.mahmoud
    National council of resistance of Iran ^ | Oct 3 , 2018 | hassan mahmoudi
    Will Iran change its behavior with the teachers on world teachers' day? By: Hassan Mahmoudi To celebrate World Teachers' Day, the UNESCO and Education International (EI) mounts a campaign each year to help give the world better understanding of teachers and the role they play on the spirit and thoughts of future generations in the development of students and society. In Iran, the status quo is just the opposite. In recent years, teachers in Iran who have called for better working condition, Launched Campaigns, and protested against the severe living conditions, very low quality of insurance facilities and a no...