Over 2,400 United Steelworkers union miners and other workers at Vale have been on strike in Sudbury since June 1. Sign reflects growing solidarity for the workers’ struggle.

Vale miners in Canada strike over boss attacks

Fight moves to axe retired workers’ health care

SUDBURY, Ontario — “Everybody’s coming together more, including support from other unions — teachers, CUPE, Unifor and some government workers have come down,” Vale striker and United Steelworkers Local 6500 member Chris Banks told these Militant  worker-correspondents on the picket…


UN says ‘No!’ to Washington embargo on Cuban people

NEW YORK — The United Nations General Assembly voted overwhelmingly June 23 to demand that Washington end its over 60-year-long economic, commercial and financial embargo on Cuba. At the session — the 29th in a row to vote for an…


Readers take ‘Militant,’ book, fund campaign over the top!

Doug Nelson, SWP candidate for mayor of Minneapolis, talks to medical office worker Sergio Ramirez May 22. Supporters have gotten more than enough signatures to put Nelson on ballot.

Supporters of Doug Nelson, Socialist Workers Party candidate for Minneapolis mayor, successfully completed their petitioning drive June 25-27, collecting 700 signatures, 200 more than required to put him on the ballot. Nelson is one of a slate of 19 candidates…


Workers need unions to fight for jobs and for higher wages

Unionists hold protest picket at Frito-Lay plant in Topeka, Kansas, May 3. On June 26 members of Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers Union Local 218 voted 353-30 to strike July 5. Bosses have stalled negotiations over pay raise and ending forced overtime.

Reversing far-reaching unemployment still faced by millions, along with fighting the effect of rising prices for key necessities, requires action by working people and our unions — joining together to stand up to the bosses, their government and their two…


Iran vote reflects working people’s distrust of regime

Ebrahim Raisi’s election as president of Iran June 18 was marked by the growing lack of trust in the country’s bourgeois clerical regime by working people. Less than half of eligible voters turned out, the lowest for a presidential election…

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Florida building collapse product of capitalist greed

June 28 vigil for residents of Champlain Towers in Surfside, Florida, after building collapsed. “Serious degradation of the building’s structure was found three years ago,” said Anthony Dutrow, inset, Socialist Workers Party candidate for Miami mayor. “Owners were urged to get it fixed. This was never done.”

MIAMI — “There are important stakes for the working class in looking at what happened with the deadly collapse of the Champlain Towers South condominium building in Surfside and what caused it,” Anthony Dutrow, Socialist Workers Party candidate for mayor…







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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.