United Mine Workers President Cecil Roberts speaks to 200 miners, supporters in Brookwood, Alabama, Aug. 17. United Mine Workers have been on strike at Warrior Met since April 2021.

Striking coal miners: ‘We’ll stay out as long as it takes’

Union rejects $13.3 million fine levied by NLRB

BROOKWOOD, Ala. – “We’re not going to give in to Warrior Met,” striking United Mine Workers of America member Greg Pilkerton told the Militant as people were gathering for the union’s solidarity rally here Aug. 17. He is one of…


Victory! Federal Bureau of Prisons lifts ban on ‘Militant’ at Phoenix prison!

Join ‘Militant’ in fight to end ban in Arizona federal prison!

UPDATE The Militant was informed Sept. 1, after the latest issue had already gone to press, that prison authorities at the Federal Correctional Institution in Phoenix reversed the ban on issues no. 23 and 25. “Please be advised that the…





Defend Ukraine independence! Demand Moscow get out now!

Artist Yelena Osipova protests in St. Petersburg July 31, celebrated in Russia as Navy Day. “We died for peace,” placard says, referring to war against Nazi invasion. “No to War” in Ukraine!

Six months since Russian President Vladimir Putin launched his invasion of Ukraine, nothing has dimmed the courageous fight of the Ukrainian people to defend their country’s independence. The front lines haven’t moved in weeks. With no end to the death…

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‘The first program for women’s equality was the revolution’

UNITED NATIONS — “The first program for equality that Cuban women won was the revolution itself,” Teresa Amarelle, general secretary of the Federation of Cuban Women (FMC), told the Militant during an interview here in March. “The struggle isn’t over…






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.