Miners and supporters march in New York Nov. 4 to back seven-month strike at Warrior Met Coal in Brookwood, Alabama, protest court ban on all picketing within 300 yards of mines.

Solidarity with striking miners at Warrior Met!

Join fight against court ban on right to picket

NEW YORK — Led by a contingent of miners from the more than seven-month-long strike at Warrior Met Coal in Brookwood, Alabama, over 400 people marched here Nov. 4 to support the strikers and to protest an Oct. 27 court…


Deere strikers: End divisive two-tier, raise all our wages

WATERLOO, Iowa — United Auto Workers members on strike at John Deere plants in Iowa, Illinois and Kansas, and distribution centers in Denver and Atlanta, rejected the bosses’ second contract proposal Nov. 2. While it contained a higher wage offer…


Join SWP to expand reach of ‘Militant,’ books, fund

SWP campaigner Chuck Guerra, right, talks with David Marquez, a welder in Miami, Nov. 8. Marquez, who immigrated from Venezuela, bought Are They Rich Because They’re Smart?

The Militant and books by Socialist Workers Party leaders and other revolutionaries are getting around among working people. Strikers on picket lines say they appreciate the paper’s accurate coverage of their struggles and the news it brings them of other…


What do the 2021 election results mean for the US working class?

Doug Nelson, SWP candidate for Minneapolis mayor, right, at rally against U.S. Cuba embargo July 15. SWP candidates built support for union fights, offered road forward for working class.

The 2021 elections registered a sharp rejection of the anti-working-class politics of the liberal and middle-class socialist wing of the Democratic Party by workers and farmers across the country. From “defund the cops” referendums in Minneapolis and Seattle to the…



Some NY taxi drivers win debt reduction, fight for all continues

Fifteen days after some two dozen New York City yellow-cab drivers began a well-publicized hunger strike, New York Mayor Bill de Blasio, U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer and Taxi and Limousine Commissioner Aloysee Heredia Jarmoszuk announced Nov. 3 an agreement had…

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UN summit fakery shows workers must defend land and labor

Farmers plant rice in West Java, Indonesia. President Joko Widodo told climate change conference that blanket ban on deforestation would affect lives of “millions of Indonesians.”

Like previous climate conferences, this year’s United Nations summit in Glasgow, Scotland, has been marked by panicked claims that “time is running out” and empty promises by heads of state to reduce greenhouse gases. The end result? More hot air…







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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.