Philadelphia Greyhound workers resist layoffs, speedup, attack on wages

Vol. 84/No. 32 - August 17, 2020
Greyhound workers, members of Teamsters Local 623, and union supporters picket at Philadelphia bus terminal July 28.

PHILADELPHIA — Greyhound station workers here, organized by Teamsters Local 623, and other union supporters held an informational picket in front of the bus station July 28. The action, which included other Philadelphia-area Teamsters, was a step toward building solidarity…


Philadelphia rally demands new trial for Abu-Jamal

Vol. 83/No. 19 - May 13, 2019
Philadelphia rally demands new trial for Abu-Jamal

PHILADELPHIA — Dozens marched in Germantown here April 27 demanding freedom for Mumia Abu-Jamal. A former Black Panther and journalist, Abu-Jamal has been incarcerated for 37 years, much of it on death row. He has been fighting for a new…


Cuba May Day shows resolve to defend revolution

Vol. 82/No. 19 - May 14, 2018
Hundreds of thousands joined International Workers Day mobilization in Havana, May 1.

HAVANA — Hundreds of thousands of Cubans marched here May 1, expressing their ongoing support and determination to advance Cuba’s socialist revolution. Contingents of trade unionists and members of the mass organizations of women, youth and others paraded past the…


May Day Brigade does volunteer work on Cuba’s farms

Vol. 82/No. 19 - May 14, 2018
May Day Brigade does volunteer work on Cuba’s farms

CAIMITO, Cuba — Some 290 participants in the 13th May Day International Brigade to Cuba are meeting with workers, farmers, youth, and representatives of the country’s mass organizations, and learning firsthand about the revolution here. The April 22-May 6 brigade,…