Teachers in Minnesota strike 3 days, demand more hiring

Vol. 84/No. 13 - April 6, 2020

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Teachers ended a three-day strike March 13 that shut down public schools here, the first such walkout since 1946. The St. Paul Federation of Educators, with 3,600 members, picketed schools each morning and held spirited rallies…


Striking Minnesota steelworkers rally against 2-tier wages system

Vol. 83/No. 43 - November 25, 2019
Striking Minnesota steelworkers rally against 2-tier wages system

BLAINE, Minn. — Chanting “What’s disgusting? Union busting,” some 200 union members and others joined an expanded picket line for striking members of United Steelworkers Local 63B Nov. 7 outside the Carley Foundry. The 220 workers there have been on…


Twin Cities rally: ‘File charges against killer cop’

Vol. 82/No. 27 - July 23, 2018

MINNEAPOLIS — Some 60 people turned out in front of the 4th Police Precinct July 1 together with Melinda Blevins, speaking, in demanding charges be filed against the two Minneapolis cops who shot her cousin, Thurman Blevins Jr., and that…