Mass protests, labor actions say down with Belarus gov’t

Vol. 84/No. 38 - September 28, 2020
Over 100,000 people rally in Minsk, Belarus capital, Sept. 13 demanding President Lukashenko, who falsely claims he won Aug. 9 elections, resign to make way for “free and fair elections.”

Well over 100,000 people flooded the Belarusian capital Minsk demanding the resignation of President Alexander Lukashenko Sept. 13, the fifth massive Sunday protest in a row. Simultaneous protests took place in 16 other cities. Ever since Lukashenko blatantly falsified the…


Asarco strikers fight continues against bosses’ union busting

Vol. 84/No. 13 - April 6, 2020

“The strike lines are still up,” Alex Terrazas, United Steelworkers Local 937 union president, told the Militant by phone March 23. Terrazas, a worker at Asarco’s Mission Mine near Tucson, Arizona, was referring to the strike by 1,700 copper miners…


Coal miners in Kentucky block tracks, win back pay

Vol. 84/No. 4 - February 3, 2020
Coal miners in eastern Kentucky Jan. 13 block Quest Energy bosses from moving coal they mined in fight over pay. The miners won widespread solidarity and all their back wages.

META, Ky. — For the second time in six months, coal miners in eastern Kentucky took action to protest working without pay by blocking a coal train, winning broad community support and forcing the bosses to pay what was owed…