Kellogg strikers and supporters rally in Memphis Oct. 8. Kellogg strike, like strike at John Deere and others today, is battle against bosses’ drive to put crisis of capitalist system on our backs.

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‘Equal pay for equal work’ wins wide support

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — “This is my first strike,” Gerald Lawrence told this Militant worker-correspondent on the Kellogg’s picket line here Oct. 22. He has worked at the cereal plant for two years. “We’ve gotten so much support! At first I…



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Alyson Kennedy, left, SWP Texas campaign chair, and SWP campaigner Dennis Richter, right, talk with Percy Gipson in Fort Worth, Texas, Oct. 23. “Justice for Tiara,” painted on Gipson’s truck, is part of fight to force a real investigation into street killing of Gipson’s cousin, Tiara Williams. “Criminal violence, gangs, come from workings of the capitalist system,” said Richter.

With the 2021 elections just days away, the Militant urges readers to campaign for and vote for the Socialist Workers Party candidates and join in the fight to advance the party’s working-class program, which the SWP fights for 365 days…




Puerto Rican actions demand gov’t act to end power blackouts

Thousands in San Juan Oct. 15 protest blackouts, which have grown since control of electric utility was given to U.S-Canadian-owned Luma, deepening imperialist plunder of Puerto Rico.

Thousands took to the streets of San Juan Oct. 15 to demand the Puerto Rican government cancel the obscenely lucrative contract it gave Luma Energy, a privately owned U.S.-Canadian joint venture, to take over the U.S. colony’s electrical transmission and…

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Vaccines must be the property of humanity, not for monopoly profit

Child gets vaccinated against COVID in Cuba, Aug. 3. All Cubans down to 2-year-olds will be vaccinated by year’s end. Revolutionary Cuba exports its vaccines to Vietnam, Venezuela, and more.

“The U.S. capitalist rulers and their government should be compelled to rapidly expand the production and distribution of enough vaccines to immunize billions of working people around the world against COVID-19,” Malcolm Jarrett, Socialist Workers Party candidate for mayor 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.