25, 50 and 75 Years Ago

Vol. 83/No. 15 - April 15, 2019

April 18, 1994 Battle lines were drawn one minute past midnight April 6 across the United States as more than 75,000 Teamsters left trucks, loading docks, mechanical shops and offices for picket duty when a five-day extension of their national…

Chicago hospital workers rally to protest short staffing, low pay

Vol. 83/No. 15 - April 15, 2019
Hospital workers and supporters demonstrate outside Mt. Sinai Hospital in Chicago March 20 for higher wages, more staffing and to back nurses’ fight to organize a union.

CHICAGO — Some 200 hospital workers and supporters held a rally outside Mt. Sinai Hospital here March 20 to press demands for higher wages, more staffing and to support nurses who are trying to organize a union. Workers came from…

End solitary confinement! Voting rights for ex-prisoners!

Vol. 83/No. 15 - April 15, 2019

The following statement was released April 3 by Seth Galinsky, Socialist Workers Party candidate for New York City Public Advocate.  The capitalist rulers’ so-called criminal justice system and its prisons have absolutely nothing to do with “rehabilitation.” They have everything…

Uber drivers fight bosses’ pay cuts across California

‘Uber and cab drivers need a union to fight back’
Vol. 83/No. 15 - April 15, 2019
March 25 protest outside Uber headquarters in Redondo Beach during 25-hour drivers’ strike against bosses’ 25 percent pay cut. Actions also took place in San Francisco, San Diego.

REDONDO BEACH, Calif. — Uber drivers held a 25-hour strike March 25 to demand the company reverse a 25 percent per mile pay cut it imposed on drivers in Los Angeles and parts of Orange counties. Two hundred of the…