Laws protect cops in lack of charges over Taylor killing

Vol. 84/No. 41 - October 19, 2020

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — After a grand jury here failed to indict the cops who killed Breonna Taylor, a Jefferson Circuit Court judge ordered the release of parts of the recording of the jury’s proceedings. Taylor, a 26-year-old African American medical…


Anger at lack of charges filed in Taylor killing fuels debate

Vol. 84/No. 40 - October 12, 2020

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — As National Guard tanks rolled through downtown streets here Sept. 23, Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron announced the decisions of the grand jury he convened on whether, and what, charges should be issued in the March 13…


W.Va. workers proud of victory of teachers strike there

Vol. 82/No. 19 - May 14, 2018

BLACKSVILLE, W.Va. — A team of Socialist Workers Party members and supporters returned to the coal mining region in West Virginia April 27-30 to speak with miners and other workers the party had met during the recent school workers strike…


Appalachia telecom workers strike against Frontier

Vol. 82/No. 12 - March 26, 2018
Appalachia telecom workers strike against Frontier

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — Some 1,400 members of the Communications Workers of America have been walking the picket line here, across the state and in Ashburn, Virginia, since March 4, after 10 months of negotiations for a new contract between the…