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May Day: Workers with Amazon, Whole Foods, Instacart and Target plan mass strike; Plus: More on Rent Strikes and organizing in the era of COVID-19

0:08 – May Day: Workers with Amazon, Instacart, Whole Foods, and Target are joining in one big strike and  asking shoppers to boycott to protest unsafe working conditions and unethical corporate business practices. 

Lauren Kaori Gurley (@LaurenKGurley) is a staff writer at Vice, based in Brooklyn. She covers workers and the labor movement for VICE’s technology desk Motherboard (@motherboard).

0:20 – Organizing workers, anti-imperialist perspectives and lessons on organizing from around the world

Rachel Herzing is executive director of Center for Political Education (@Center4PE), a resource for political organizations on the left, progressive social movements, the working class and people of color.

Event: Friday Night Forums: International Lessons on Organizing, presented by The Arab Resource Center. May 1st topic: Organizing Workers, Friday May 1 at 5pm PST, click here for information or to register

0:34 – Your questions on tenants rights and the May 1 Rent Strike

Lupe Arreola is Executive Director of Tenants Together (@TenantsTogether).

(Photo: Protest against Amazon business practices / Flickr)

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