In Ontario, Canada, striking school workers, above, won solidarity, forced provincial government to junk anti-strike law. Fight has inspired working people, boosted fights by other unions.

Canadian school, US rail workers fight bosses, gov’t

Ontario school workers step up fight for wage increases

MONTREAL — The Canadian Union of Public Employees continues to mobilize and gain widespread solidarity in the fight to win significant wage raises for its 55,000 members working in public education support jobs in Ontario and set an example of…


Canadian school, US rail workers fight bosses, gov’t

US rail unions set strike date over jobs, schedules, safety

Members of Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way Employees, supporters, picket with information about their rail contract fight on bridge over BNSF rail yard in Lincoln, Nebraska, Nov. 2.

LINCOLN, Neb. — Over 115,000 rail union members are counting down to early December to see if they’ll go out on strike in their ongoing fight to defend their jobs, safety and health from assault by the rail bosses. And…


Workers, youth call new strikes, protests in Iran

Thousands of Iranian students, shopkeepers and workers heeded the call for protests Nov. 15-17 against the reactionary capitalist regime’s trampling on democratic rights. “The Coordinating Council of Iranian Teachers Trade Unions once again honors the memory of the young people,…




‘Militant’, SWP go over the top in fall campaigns

SWP campaigner Josefina Otero talks with Rafael Ramirez at truck stop outside Fort Worth, Texas, Sept. 27, about importance of fight to defend constitutional rights in face of FBI attacks.

Members of the Socialist Workers Party and Communist Leagues in Australia, Canada and the U.K. met their goals, winning 1,352 new readers to the Militant  and getting out 1,503 books by SWP leaders and other revolutionaries during the eight-week international…


Ukraine pushes Moscow out of Kherson, defends nat’l sovereignty

The Ukrainian people inflicted another significant defeat onto Moscow’s attempt to conquer their country. Kyiv’s troops swept into Kherson Nov. 11, the only regional capital Moscow had taken since the war began, after the regime of President Vladimir Putin ordered…

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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.