Protests in LA, NY demand: ‘End US economic war against Cuba!’

Vol. 85/No. 2 - January 18, 2021
Protesters gather in New York at statue of José Martí Dec. 27 demanding end to U.S. economic war on Cuba.

LOS ANGELES — A car caravan and protest opposing Washington’s decadeslong economic war against Cuba and its revolution took place here Dec. 27 as part of a series of actions around the country. Some 40 people in 18 cars drove…



Asarco copper strikers face a serious fight and deserve solidarity

Vol. 84/No. 10 - March 16, 2020

With their strike against Asarco now into its fifth month, copper workers continue to put up their picket lines 24/7 and to win solidarity in the face of the company’s blatant union busting and refusal to negotiate. “They’re fighting for…


Striking Asarco miners protest bosses’ union-busting attacks

Vol. 84/No. 9 - March 9, 2020
Striking Asarco copper workers and supporters protest in Phoenix Feb. 24 against bosses’ attacks and refusal to negotiate. Some 1,700 workers have been on strike since Oct. 13.

PHOENIX — “Asarco, Asarco, you can’t hide. We can see your greedy side,” chanted over 100 copper strikers and their supporters protesting here Feb. 24 in front of the Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration conference. The gathering attracted thousands…




Support miners on strike against Asarco bosses’ union busting!

Vol. 84/No. 6 - February 17, 2020

Copper miners on strike in Arizona and Texas continue to staff the picket lines 24/7 and reach out for support against the union-busting attack of Asarco’s bosses. “We are continuing Sunday dinners at the Mission picket line and Friday dinner…


Support copper miners strike against Asarco union busting!

Vol. 84/No. 3 - January 27, 2020

Workers on strike against copper giant Asarco marked day 90 of their strike Jan. 11 with an expanded picket line at the Mission Mine in Sahuarita, Arizona. They are organizing more public actions to win support for their fight against…


Solidarity crucial in striking Asarco workers’ fight against union busting

Vol. 84/No. 1 - January 13, 2020
Members of Machinists Local 933 from Raytheon missile plant in Tucson brought donations to Asarco picket line at Mission Mine Dec. 20. Copper miners strike began Oct. 13.

“It’s about the solidarity, about everybody sticking together and staying together, outside of that it’s community support, labor organization support,” Karla Schumann, secretary-treasurer of Teamsters Local 104, said at the picket line outside Asarco’s Mission Mine in Sahuarita, Arizona, Dec.…


Support strikers at GM, Mack Truck, Asarco mines

Asarco miners fight against bosses’ union-busting drive
Vol. 83/No. 40 - November 4, 2019
Copper workers rally at Asarco Mission mine in Sahuarita, Arizona, Oct. 19. Mine bosses are demanding workers quit union, cross picket lines in important fight in Arizona, Texas.

KEARNY, Ariz. — A battle is unfolding here in the face of the attempt by the Asarco copper bosses to break the strike that began Oct. 13 by almost 2,000 members of the United Steelworkers, Teamsters and seven other unions…