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Vol. 83/No. 43 - November 25, 2019
Copper strikers picket Mission mine in Arizona Nov. 11. Asarco bosses want to break the unions.

SAHUARITA, Ariz. — Some 1,700 copper workers on strike at Asarco’s five complexes in Arizona and Amarillo, Texas, since Oct. 13 are fighting naked union busting by the bosses. They deserve the support and solidarity of workers everywhere. Worker-correspondents for…


‘Big capital rules through its two parties. It supports both.’

Vol. 83/No. 43 - November 25, 2019

Letters from Prison by James P. Cannon, the founding leader of the Socialist Workers Party, is one of Pathfinder’s Books of the Month for November. In 1944, Cannon and 17 other leaders of the SWP and the Minneapolis Teamsters union…


Tens of thousands in Iraq protest interference by Tehran, US rulers

Vol. 83/No. 43 - November 25, 2019

Tens of thousands of working people and youth in Baghdad and throughout southern Iraq continue to join anti-government protests demanding an end to the sectarian political system established after Washington’s bloody invasion of the country in 2003, a halt to…


Only the working class can stop capitalism’s plunder of land, labor

Vol. 83/No. 43 - November 25, 2019

As the administration of President Donald Trump began the process of formally withdrawing the U.S. from the Paris accords on climate change Nov. 4, it was met with rebuke from rival governments from Beijing to Paris, from prominent Democratic 2020…



Stakes in Gibsons’ fight against Oberlin College smear campaign

Vol. 83/No. 43 - November 25, 2019
Gibson family members celebrate June court victory over Oberlin “racism” libel campaign.

The stakes are growing for the political rights of the working class in the landmark Ohio court battle won June 7 by the Gibsons, the family owners of a local bakery, against a malicious smear campaign by senior Oberlin College…


Canadian election reflects crisis of capitalist rulers

Vol. 83/No. 43 - November 25, 2019

MONTREAL — “The outcome of the Oct. 21 Canadian federal elections further deepened the crisis of Canada’s capitalist rulers,” explained Steve Penner at the Nov. 2 Militant Labor Forum here. “It puts them into an even weaker position to implement…


British Columbia hotel workers gain solidarity in contract fight

Vol. 83/No. 43 - November 25, 2019

VANCOUVER, British Columbia — Hotel workers, members of UNITE HERE Local 40, have been picketing the Rosewood Hotel Georgia here since walking out Sept. 22. Management broke off talks Oct. 23. The workers are fighting for a wage raise, safe…


Virginia bus drivers strike contractor for equal pay

Vol. 83/No. 43 - November 25, 2019

LORTON, Va. — Over 50 Metrobus drivers, mechanics and other workers at the Cinder Bed garage and maintenance facility here walked off the job Oct. 24. They are members of Amalgamated Transit Union Local 689, which represents bus, subway and…


Sales of ‘Turn to Industry’ book boosts fall campaign

Vol. 83/No. 43 - November 25, 2019
Jerion Evans gets The Turn to Industry: Forging a Proletarian Party by SWP National Secretary Jack Barnes, from Maggie Trowe, and Samir Hazboun, right, in Louisville, Kentucky, Nov. 9.

The Socialist Workers Party drive to get 1,100 Militant subscriptions and 1,250 books by revolutionary leaders into the hands of working people got a boost with the publication of The Turn to Industry: Forging a Proletarian Party by SWP National…