Chicago’s SEIU Arrest and the Story of a Stock Photo

by JF The arrest of Jose “Zé” Garcia, May Day 2014. Details are still emerging from the apparently SEIU-assisted arrests on May Day in Chicago. According to IWW Chicago, marshals from Service Employees International Union (SEIU) and staffers of Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights (ICIRR) “singled out and physically restrained two activists, leading

The Rise of the Fast Food Worker

The following post was written by U&S’s comrade, Will. The following piece is predicated on a series of discussions which have already occurred‭: 1‭. ‬“Fast Food Workers Fight for $15 an Hour” – Vice 2‭. “Fast Food Workers Strike:  What Is and What Isn’t the Fight for Fifteen Campaign” – Machete 408 3‭.‬ “Fast Food Strikes to Massively Expand: