August 7, 2018 – SF Assange Solidarity Action & ATU689 Protests Segregated Cars For Racists

WorkWeek hears from activists who are calling for the freedom of journalist and whistleblower Julian Assange who helped form WickiLeaks. The Ecuadoran government is being pressured by the US and UK to push Julian Assange out where he would be arrested by UK police and turned over to the US government.
The US government wants to shut him down for exposing through WickLeaks the criminal activities of the US and other governments around the world.. The rally was held in San Francisco on August 1 at the San Francisco UK consulate.
Next, WorkWeek looks at the action of Washington DC ATU 689 transit workers to reject the use of segregated rail cars for racists, nationalists and fascists who are organizing a “Unite The Right” at the US capitol.
WorkWeek interviews ATU 689 president Jackie Jeter who discovered this plan and with the support of her local and labor rejected the management plan.

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