March 22 AFL-CIO-sponsored rally in Los Angeles mobilized support in fight for union recognition by Amazon workers at Bessemer, Alabama, warehouse. Victory could expand struggle.

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Vote ends March 29 in Alabama union battle

BESSEMER, Ala. — In the final week of the vote over union representation at the giant Amazon fulfillment center here, solidarity with those fighting for a “yes” vote has picked up. The voting, conducted by mail-in ballot by the National…


Mass protests in Myanmar challenge to military rule

Workers, students, Buddhist monks in Ye-U in Myanmar’s Sagaing region protest March 22. Inset, deserted streets of Yangon during March 24 “silent strike,” day before national protest called against military rule. “Strongest storm comes after the silence,” said protest leader.

The military high command in Myanmar is facing a serious challenge, as workers, farmers, fishermen, youth and others keep up their daily protests, and workers strike, aimed at overturning the Feb. 1 coup and freeing political prisoners. Desperate to beat…


Help put SWP on NJ ballot: Give working people a voice

“Workers need to fight for jobs, not rely on government ‘stimulus,’” Joanne Kuniansky, Socialist Workers Party candidate for governor of New Jersey, told Jamel Perry, a musician, in Irvington March 20. Perry said, “This is just hush money to try and pacify us.”

UNION CITY, N.J. — A target weekend to campaign and collect signatures to put Joanne Kuniansky, Socialist Workers Party candidate for governor, and Candace Wagner, for lieutenant governor, on the ballot in New Jersey was a big success March 20-22.…


770,000 file for unemployment in one week — Workers need jobs!

Protest in Boston March 23 demanding hotel bosses recall workers they have laid off during COVID-19 pandemic. Nonunion Marriott Copley is one of hundreds of hotels across the country that have thrown large numbers of workers out on the street over the last year.

The Joseph Biden Democratic Party administration says it plans to follow up its coronavirus relief package of $1,400 one-time checks with a swath of proposals it says will transform the country’s crumbling infrastructure. This includes building millions of electric car…


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Cuban farmers, students expand support to medical centers

Many farmers in Cuba are organizing to donate fresh produce to social institutions as part of the battle by the Cuban people and their revolutionary government against the COVID-19 pandemic and the U.S. rulers’ embargo. It’s a reaffirmation both of…







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Cuba and Chernobyl

This Cuban documentary produced in 2006 tells the story of the Chernobyl nuclear catastrophe in Ukraine and Cuba’s exemplary internationalist medical program that treated more than 25,000 victims.