Nabisco strike support rally in Chicago Sept. 4. Issues raised by strikers, from fighting divisive two-tier wages to need for automatic cost-of-living clauses, are important for all workers.

2021: Strikes, solidarity heat up the class struggle

Workers use their unions to fight boss attacks

“The concession stand is closed,” United Steelworkers union members told the Militant on the picket lines during their three-month strike against Allegheny Technologies Inc. earlier this year, showing their determination to take on the bosses’ unrelenting drive against our unity,…


Workers vote to end strike at Kellogg’s, go back stronger

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — Some 1,400 cereal workers, members of the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers union, voted to end their 2 1/2 month strike against Kellogg’s, the union announced Dec. 21. The key issue in the battle…


‘Militant has news workers need to fight effectively’

SWP member Josefina Otero, left, talks to Marrie Martinez and Arianna Ortiz at Martinez’s house in Dallas Dec. 3. Martinez renewed, saying she likes the Militant’s strike coverage.

Socialist Workers Party members and other readers of the Militant newspaper have been getting back to the paper’s hundreds of new subscribers, visiting them on strike picket lines and at their homes, meeting in coffee shops and staying in touch…


Importance of labor unions shown during deadly Midwest tornadoes

2019 strike at GM plant in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Union-organized plant had basement tornado shelter, no lives were lost, unlike at nonunion Amazon warehouse, candle factory.

Natural disasters under capitalist rule inevitably become a social catastrophe for workers and farmers, as the effects are multiplied by the workings of the dog-eat-dog for-profit system. This exposes the contempt the wealthy rulers have for the safety, life and…


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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.