United flight attendants protest crew size cuts, grueling schedules

Vol. 83/No. 1 - January 7, 2019

CHICAGO — More than 200 United Airlines flight attendants and their supporters picketed at O’Hare airport here Dec. 13 demanding the company reverse planned job cuts and improve attendants’ grueling schedules. Pilots, airline catering workers and other unionists joined the…

Chicago charter teachers win strike for higher pay, smaller classes

Vol. 82/No. 48 - December 24, 2018
Teachers picket Acero charter schools in Chicago Dec. 4 during victorious five-day strike. Teachers won smaller class sizes, pay raises, better working conditions and prohibition against Acero giving out information on immigration status of students, teachers and families.

CHICAGO — Teachers and staff at Acero charter schools here celebrated a victory Dec. 9 after a five-day strike. “Today our students and families have won — bottom line,” Chicago Teachers Union staff member Andy Cooks told the gathering. A…

Marx, Engels, fighting workers converge, form communist party

Vol. 82/No. 16 - April 23, 2018

The Young Karl Marx, 2017 film, directed by Raoul Peck. The development of the first revolutionary international workers association, the Communist League, and The Communist Manifesto, the program it adopted in 1847, are a rich treasure for study by workers…