Back Kellogg’s, Warrior Met coal mine strikers!

Bakery workers, miners battle pro-boss court orders
Vol. 85/No. 46 - December 13, 2021
Piquetes en planta de Kellogg, Battle Creek, Michigan, 28 de nov. La solidaridad, donaciones y apoyo a las líneas de piquetes son esenciales para lucha de 1,100 huelguistas en cuatro estados.

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — Morale was high on the picket lines in front of the Kellogg’s plant here Nov. 28 in spite of the freezing cold, wind, and snow that occasionally blasted the strikers. Some 325 workers are on strike…

Fidel Castro: How Cuban working people made a socialist revolution

Vol. 85/No. 46 - December 13, 2021
Crowds welcome Fidel Castro and Rebel Army in Cienfuegos Jan. 6, 1959, after victory.

U.S. imperialism will never forgive working people in Cuba for overthrowing the U.S.-backed dictatorship of Fulgencio Batista, replacing capitalist rule with a government of workers and farmers, nationalizing U.S. and Cuban companies and opening the first socialist revolution in the…

Mine explosion in Russia kills over 50 workers, dozens injured

Vol. 85/No. 46 - December 13, 2021

The bosses’ drive for profit at the expense of safety led to a deadly coal mine methane gas explosion in the Kemerovo region of southwestern Siberia Nov. 25. Over 50 people were killed and dozens more hospitalized. Five workers who…

Hospital workers walk out to support striking engineers

Vol. 85/No. 46 - December 13, 2021
California Nurses Association members walked out for one day Nov. 19, supporting striking engineers at 24 Kaiser hospitals in Northern California. Above, picket line in San Leandro.

OAKLAND, Calif. — The 700 members of IUOE Stationary Engineers Local 39, who are on strike at 24 Northern California Kaiser hospitals, got a boost Nov. 18 when members of other hospital unions participated in a one-day strike in support…

Australia gov’t leads military intervention in Solomon Islands

Vol. 85/No. 46 - December 13, 2021

SYDNEY — Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced Nov. 25 that he was sending Australian imperialist police and military to “provide security and stability” by suppressing anti-government demonstrations in the Solomon Islands, some 1,000 miles northeast in the South Pacific. For…

New Alabama Amazon vote

Vol. 85/No. 46 - December 13, 2021

The National Labor Relations Board ruled Nov. 29 that a new union election will take place at the Amazon warehouse in Bessemer, Alabama. The decision noted election violations by the company in last spring’s vote.

Protests demand ‘End US economic war on Cuba!’

Vol. 85/No. 46 - December 13, 2021

Forty people joined a Nov. 28 protest in Toronto, above, opposing the decadeslong U.S. government embargo against Cuba, picketing across the street from the U.S. Consulate. The action was part of monthly caravans and rallies initiated at the end of…

India farmers’ year of protests defeats gov’t attacks

Vol. 85/No. 46 - December 13, 2021

Farmers meeting at the Gazipur protest encampment outside India’s capital, New Delhi, Nov. 26 celebrate after their massive yearlong mobilizations were victorious, forcing Prime Minister Narendra Modi to rescind new agricultural laws that threatened their livelihoods. These laws would have…