34 contracts won at LA-area hotels, 28 left to go

Vol. 88/No. 14 - April 8, 2024
Workers picket DoubleTree Hotel in San Pedro, California, March 16 during three-day strike.

SAN PEDRO, Calif. — “This is our third three-day strike at this hotel since July,” Maria Gurrola told the Militant on the picket line at the DoubleTree here March 16. “We’re fighting for higher pay and better conditions. “Even if…

In factional frenzy, Democrats deal blows to constitutional rights

Vol. 88/No. 14 - April 8, 2024

With each new discouraging pre-election poll, Democrats everywhere and the liberal media become more frantic. This leads them to rely more and more heavily on the series of court cases they’ve cooked up to bring down President Joseph Biden’s rival,…

Moscow steps up attacks on Ukraine after IS terror attack

Vol. 88/No. 14 - April 8, 2024

Four terrorist attackers, acting for an Islamic State group offshoot, sprayed gunfire on concertgoers and lit a massive blaze that brought down the roof in a Moscow entertainment complex hosting a rock concert March 22. In the assault, the deadliest…

Hamas plans more murderous pogroms against Jews, Israel

Vol. 88/No. 14 - April 8, 2024
Left, IDF; Above, screen shot from video posted by Hamas Above, bloodied Naama Levy being taken hostage by Hamas Oct. 7. Left, weapons captured by Israeli soldiers inside Shifa Hospital during recent combat with Hamas, Islamic Jihad fighters, who used patients and hospital workers there as human shields.

Hamas still holds some 100 hostages captive in Gaza, while it uses hospitals to base its fighters and weapons, disrupts the distribution of humanitarian aid and proclaims it will continue to carry out anti-Jewish pogroms like Oct. 7 “again and…

Amazon warehouse workers in UK strike, rally for union recognition

Vol. 88/No. 14 - April 8, 2024
Workers rally at Amazon warehouse in Coventry, England, March 19, part of two-day strike to win union recognition. “Our fight has worldwide importance,” said Darren Westwood.

COVENTRY, England — Hundreds of Amazon workers picketed outside the large Amazon BHX4 warehouse here March 19, the first of two days of strike action organized by the General Municipal and Boilermakers union in their fight for union recognition.  They…

Quebec lead workers united against company lockout

Vol. 88/No. 14 - April 8, 2024

SAINTE-CATHERINE, Quebec — “It’s clear the company is out to try to bust our union,” Steve Nault, president of the Confederation of National Trade Unions (CSN) local at Terrapure here, told the Militant on their picket line March 20. “They…

Biden says the economy’s great, workers face a different reality

Vol. 88/No. 14 - April 8, 2024

President Joseph Biden and his liberal media “spin doctors,” desperate for ways to boost his lagging reelection campaign, are working overtime to pitch the U.S. economy in the most positive light. They insist inflation is falling, and job openings increasing…

SWP takes Fruit campaign to workers across the US

Vol. 88/No. 14 - April 8, 2024

Supporters of Rachele Fruit, Socialist Workers Party candidate for U.S. president, are taking the party’s campaign to workers on their doorsteps, at union rallies and actions called to fight Jew-hatred. The campaign gets a hearing as working people face economic…