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Mariposa Plaza and Free Speech

The City of Fresno announced the renovation of Mariposa Plaza (Fulton and Mariposa streets) at a recent press conference. Fresno City Council Member Miguel Arias pointed out the historical [...] Continue Reading

Central Labor Council Sponsored Page

March 2024 You can read the (.pdf) print version of the Central Labor Council sponsored page below. There are features that allow viewers to increase the size of the pages for easier reading. [...] Continue Reading

Historic Strike at Fresno State

Faculty members at Fresno State and throughout the California State University (CSU) system went on strike to call attention to stalled negotiations. The California Faculty Association (CFA) has been [...] Continue Reading

Merced County Falls Short

(Editor’s note: The following article is printed with the permission of the Central Valley Journalism Collaborative, a nonprofit newsroom based in Merced.) During its last meeting of the year, the [...] Continue Reading

Evaluating an Averted Strike

During the author’s 30-year stint as a Fresno Unified School District (FUSD) instructor, teachers were encouraged to appropriate the so-called cycle of teaching in regular educational practice. The [...] Continue Reading


Organize for better working conditions. Organize for environmental justice. Organize to win healthcare for all. We know that you can’t wait for the powers that be to bestow upon us what is needed to [...] Continue Reading

Drivers Strike Ends With Victory

On July 8, Visalia’s fixed bus routes, Dial-A-Ride, Sequoia Shuttle and V-LINE were all suspended as drivers went on strike. It was startling to see the transit center so desolate. Throw in a [...] Continue Reading