Mitin del UMWA en Brookwood, Alabama, junio 29. A pesar de enormes ganancias la empresa Warrior Met se niega a restaurar los salarios y beneficios recortados, ataca derechos sindicales.

Warrior Met miners’ rally marks 15 months on strike

Build solidarity in fight against assault on UMWA

BROOKWOOD, Ala. — Striking miners at Warrior Met Coal and their family members and supporters gathered at a rally of 400 outside United Mine Workers of America Local 2397’s union hall here June 29, marking 15 months on strike. In…


Defend Ukraine independence! Get Moscow’s troops out now!

Moscow’s invading forces captured Lysychansk, the last city in Luhansk province held by Ukrainian forces, July 3, after weeks of grinding but costly battles. The Russian forces used their wide edge in artillery and missiles to carry out systematic and…


Lessons from past union battles point road forward

Miners forced on strike for over a year at Warrior Met Coal in Alabama, and other workers across North America, are standing up to the employers’ assault on our wages, and fighting for schedules that allow for a family life…




CN Rail signal workers strike ends, dispute goes to arbitration

MONTREAL — After a lively two-week strike, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers officials decided July 5 to send the fight by some 750 Canadian National Railway signal and communications workers for higher wages and important changes in scheduling to binding…

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Patrice Lumumba and the independence fight in the Congo

Independence leader and former prime minister of Congo, Patrice Lumumba, right, with aides after their arrest in late 1960. He was executed Jan. 17, 1961, by U.S.-backed Congolese forces.

Sixty-one years after African anti-imperialist independence fighter Patrice Lumumba was assassinated, a gold-crowned tooth, the only part of his body that exists, was buried in a state funeral in the Democratic Republic of the Congo June 30. The date marked…







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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.