Over 400 UAW Local 862 members, supporters rallied in Louisville, Kentucky, Sept. 21, chanting: “Who’s got the power? We’ve got the power! What kind of power? Union power!
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All out to back UAW strike! Bring labor’s power to bear!

TOLEDO, Ohio — United Auto Workers at the Stellantis Assembly Center here have been on strike since Sept. 15, along with autoworkers at the Ford plant in Wayne, Michigan, and General Motors in Wentzville, Missouri. They’ve been joined by walkouts…

Writers Guild discusses new contract, actors continue strike

LOS ANGELES — A tentative settlement in the nearly five-month-long Writers Guild of America strike against the bosses’ Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers was announced Sept. 24 after several days of talks between the union negotiating committee and…

March in Jersey City protests cop killing of Drew Washington

JERSEY CITY, N.J. — Chanting “Say his name: Drew Washington!” 100 people marched and rallied at City Hall here Sept. 20 protesting the Aug. 27 police killing of Andrew Jerome Washington. He suffered from bipolar disorder. Handwritten signs included “Schizophrenia…


UK forum discusses prospects to build the Communist League

Over the past year 1,000 workers at Amazon sites in U.K., above, have taken 26 days of strike action fighting long hours, low pay. Inset, Communist League leader Jonathan Silberman speaks at Sept. 2 London Militant Labour Forum. CL had met week before, discussed new openings to build revolutionary working-class party.

LONDON — The end of a decadeslong retreat of the labor movement presents new opportunities for the Communist League, Jonathan Silberman told 40 people at a special Militant Labour Forum here Sept. 2. Silberman was speaking on behalf of the…

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.