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Northwest grain terminal managers prepare for epic showdown with longshoremen

Oregonian. Sept 25: Northwest grain terminal managers prepare for epic showdown with longshoremen With a contract expiring in five days, managers of Northwest grain terminals are preparing for a showdown with longshoremen that could far eclipse this summer’s turmoil at … Continue reading

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Review and Critique of the EGT Contract in Longview

CounterPunch.org. Aug 10: The ILWU Longshore Struggle in Longview and Beyond by JACK HEYMAN Labor historian, Cal Winslow, imparts his “wisdom” from above in his CounterPunch article (7/25/12), “Victory in Longview, A Year On: And Some Lessons From Occupy, ”. His … Continue reading

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Big Coal has big plans for the Pacific Northwest

### ### ### ### ### via PIMC. Feb 17, 2012: Big Coal has big plans for the Pacific Northwest Seeing a waning domestic market for their poisonous product, Big Coal has set its sights on the Asian market, with Washington … Continue reading

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Longview, Occupy, and Beyond: Rank and File and the 89% Unite! [Black Orchid]

via Black Orchid Collective. Jan 30, 2012: Longview, Occupy, and Beyond: Rank and File and the 89% Unite! Table of Contents: I) Longview and Occupy: a warm autumn on the West Coast II) Birth of the hip hop picket line: … Continue reading

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PIMC Video: Interview with Member of Occupy Portland EGT Working Group

via Portland Indymedia. Jan 31, 2012: Video: Interview with Member of Occupy Portland EGT Working Group The main issue of discussion is the Union struggle against the business practices of EGT at the port at Longview Washington. After acquiring port … Continue reading

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No news about the tentative settlement between EGT & ILWU

related articles: – Bullshit “Tentative Settlement” in Longview. via Grey Coast A News. – Victory? Inching toward possible agreement between EGT and ILWU. via Portland Occupier. ### ### ### ### ### # via Occupy EGT. Jan 27, 2012: Occupy stands … Continue reading

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The “Coal Train” — Exporting Coal, feature in the Eugene Weekly

The broad scope of this affects dozens of localities in the Northwest: Eugene, Portland, Seattle, Tacoma, Grays Harbor, Hood River, Spokane, Missoula, Yakima, Salem, Bellingham, Longview, Coos Bay, Boardman, St. Helens, Vancouver, and Leavenworth, and the sites where coal is … Continue reading

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