SAG-AFTRA and Writers Guild unionists rally in Philadelphia July 20. Showing the power of united action, actors struck July 13, joining writers who had been on strike since May 2.

Strikes by actors, writers win widespread support

Rallies, pickets take place from coast to coast

NEW YORK — Thousands of striking actors joined the “Rock the City for a Fair Contract” rally at Times Square here July 25. Some 160,000 members of the Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists went on strike…

Teamsters union says tentative agreement reached with UPS

Hundreds of Teamsters Local 638 members, supporters held “practice picket” at UPS distribution center in Eagan, Minnesota, July 22. Real possibility of strike put pressure on UPS bosses.

The Teamsters and UPS announced July 25 they have reached agreement on a five-year contract covering 340,000 union members, less than one week before the current contract expires. Teamsters General President Sean O’Brien had said repeatedly that if a deal…

Moscow hurls new destruction on Ukraine cities

Russian President Vladimir Putin has escalated his regime’s murderous war against the Ukrainian people with air attacks on civilian targets across the country. These assaults have been met by the defiance of working people determined to defend Ukraine’s independence. Moscow…

SWP candidates build solidarity, join in today’s union struggles

Socialist Workers Party candidates and their supporters have been joining strike picket lines and stepping up efforts in their unions and through their campaigns to build solidarity with these working-class battles. Using the Militant’s pro-labor coverage, they visit with workers…


Residents, rail unions fight for control over safety, health

Protesters in Lisbon, Ohio, July 22, demand lifelong Medicare coverage for residents in area of East Palestine stricken ill from Feb. 3 Norfolk Southern derailment and toxic burn-off.

LISBON, Ohio — Residents of this area around East Palestine, who continue to be affected by the toxic chemicals released by the Norfolk Southern derailment and burn-off Feb. 3, and rail workers across the country are continuing to fight for…

Socialist Workers Party leadership sets course ahead

Adopts course to build union solidarity • defend constitutional freedoms • fight for wages, hours, job conditions that prevent families in working class from being torn apart • defend Cuba’s socialist revolution and its example in the U.S. and world over
International Educational Conference in Oberlin, Ohio, June 8-10, brought together over 330 people for reports, discussion on communist program, continuity and activities. Right, SWP literature table during conference.
OBERLIN, Ohio — “The sweeping indictment of Donald Trump under the Espionage Act by President Joseph…

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.