Members of United Auto Workers, other unions, join June 30 strike solidarity rally in McCalla, Alabama. Warrior Met Coal strikers demand bosses restore wages and benefits slashed in 2016.

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1,100 miners have been on picket line since April 1

MCCALLA, Ala. — “This strike is so important,” retired United Mine Workers of America member Shirley Hyche said June 30 at the UMWA’s weekly solidarity rally here. She joined several hundred striking miners, family members, retired miners and other unionists…


More graves of Indigenous children found, fueling protests

MONTREAL — Tens of thousands marched nationwide July 1 to protest longstanding government-imposed racist discrimination and oppression of Canada’s 1.6 million Indigenous peoples. July 1, an official holiday, marks the consolidation of capitalist rule with the founding of the Canadian…


SWP files for ballot in race for governor of California

Dennis Richter, Socialist Workers Party candidate for California governor, talks to Stella Useda while campaigning at Food4Less parking lot in Los Angeles July 5. Useda signed SWP petition.

Los Angeles — “Dennis Richter is for the workers,” said Latrice Mitchell. “I told my co-workers I’d rather vote for him than anybody else,” when asking them to sign the petition to put Richter, the Socialist Workers Party candidate for…




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Supreme Court overturns California disclosure law

An important victory for political rights was won July 1 when the U.S. Supreme Court ruled 6-3 to overturn a California regulation requiring tens of thousands of charities there to hand over lists of donors to state officials.  The decision…






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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.