AFM Local 47 was proud to co-host MAY DAY 2019 and join thousands of union members, immigrant-rights advocates and community activists to march through downtown Los Angeles in an annual May Day procession in support of worker rights and immigrant freedom. Continue reading →
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Musicians marched on Monday in record numbers. Our community of politically-engaged musicians has grown larger than ever before, with nearly 50 musicians making the long march in the hot sun yesterday.
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For decades, the “labor beat” has been steadily disappearing from mainstream media sources. A systematic, and some would argue, intentional reduction in the perceived importance of the working class has created an environment of dismissal and even disdain for workers, as they are blamed repeatedly for America’s fiscal woes. Continue reading →