Multiple Labor Strikes in France

Imagine taxi drivers blocking roads and setting tires on fire to protest against Uber undermining their livelihood. At the same time, imagine air traffic controllers walking off their jobs and forcing cancellation of flights. Imagine a union encouraging state employees not to go to work. If you can’t imagine this happening in the United States we had better get busy and follow what Black Lives Matter did on the Bay Bridge. The impact of what we described about BLM shutting down the bridge just happened in Paris a couple of days ago!

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About Barbara MacLean

Barbara MacLean has worked as an academic and career counselor at California State University, East Bay (CSUEB), Merritt and West Valley Colleges and as a career counselor and manager of the Oakland One Stop Career Center, a public career and jobs center in partnership with EDD. She is a co-founder and editor of Planning Beyond Capitalism.

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