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Mark Gordienko: Labour is what makes British Columbia work

British Columbia has a rich legacy of labour. It’s in our life blood. From the fur trade and coal mines of the late 19th century, to the lumber mills and mines of the 20th century and the construction boom of today, labour has and continues to serve as the backbone of the B.C. 629 more words


Palestine Supporters Block Israeli Ships in Washington and Los Angeles

By Celine Hagbard | IMEMC News | August 24, 2014

Following a four-day long port blockade action in Oakland, California, in which activists delayed and blocked an Israeli ship from unloading its goods, Palestine supporters in Tacoma, Washington and Los Angeles, California have continued the action on Friday and Saturday by blocking two ships from the Israeli Zim line.

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Ethnic Cleansing, Racism, Zionism

Israeli-Owned Cargo Ship Unloaded At Port Of Oakland Following Gaza Protests

OAKLAND (CBS SF) — An Israeli-owned ship blocked by protesters from unloading its cargo for days at the Port of Oakland was finally unloaded early Wednesday morning, a longshoreman’s union spokesman said. 490 more words


Israeli Ship Blocked By Port Of Oakland Protesters Departs, Returns Hours Later

OAKLAND (CBS SF) — An Israeli-owned ship that was blocked by protesters for days from unloading cargo at the Port of Oakland left port Tuesday afternoon but returned hours later. 389 more words


Wish You Were Here: Israeli Ship Blocked at Port of Oakland for 2nd Day

Oakland Dock Workers Honor Picket Line!

The ship owned by the Israeli company, Zim Integrated Shipping, is still encountering rough weather in Oakland, California. This is reported today by… 1,901 more words


August 11, 1937

The membership of the Pacific Coast district of the International Longshoremen’s Association – with the exception of three locals in the Northwest – votes to disaffiliate and forms the International Longshoremen’s and Warehousemen’s Union. 18 more words