‘Charge and prosecute cop who killed Daunte Wright’

Vol. 85/No. 16 - April 26, 2021

BROOKLYN CENTER, Minn. — In response to the police killing of Daunte Wright here, thousands of people joined a 30-minute candlelight vigil April 12 organized by Wright’s family at the intersection where he died. The family set the protest to…

‘Safety is in the hands of these fighters’

Vol. 85/No. 14 - April 12, 2021

Below is a letter the Militant received from Jeri Mullan about the Marathon workers fight in St. Paul Park. I have been following with special interest the Militant coverage of the Marathon oil workers’ fight in St. Paul Park. For…

Locked out Marathon workers win support in fight for safety

Vol. 85/No. 14 - April 12, 2021

ST. PAUL PARK, Minn. — Some 200 oil refinery workers here, members of Teamsters Local 120, are now in their 10th week fighting a lockout by the bosses at Marathon Petroleum, the largest oil refining company in the U.S. They…

Turkish government moves to ban pro-Kurdish HDP

Vol. 85/No. 13 - April 5, 2021

The authoritarian government of Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Turkey moved to ban the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP), the nation’s third-largest and chief opposition party, March 18. The HDP was formed in 2012 to represent the fight for national rights of…

1965 Selma-Montgomery mobilizations won voting rights victory

How Black-led civil rights fight that overthrew Jim Crow strengthened the fighting capacities of the working class
Vol. 85/No. 12 - March 29, 2021
Demonstrators cross Edmund Pettus Bridge out of Selma, March 21, 1965, after victory in fight to march to state capital in Montgomery. Inset, days earlier, sheriff’s deputies attack protesters in Montgomery. Second from right is John Studer, who came to join the historic protests from Ohio. Stu-der is now editor of the Militant.

This month marks the 56th anniversary of the historic voting rights march from Selma, Alabama, to the state’s capital, Montgomery. Together with the 1956 Montgomery bus boycott and 1963 Battle of Birmingham, these actions were high points in the proletarian-led…

Song backing dictator in Belarus removed from Eurovision contest

Vol. 85/No. 12 - March 29, 2021

The fight by working people to bring down the dictatorial regime of Alexander Lukashenko in Belarus found a new outlet this month after mass protests and work stoppages last year were beaten down by government brutality. The monthslong political crisis…

Hong Kong protest hits Beijing crackdown, blows to autonomy

Vol. 85/No. 11 - March 22, 2021

Hundreds of demonstrators gathered outside a Hong Kong courthouse March 1 holding banners and shouting slogans in defiance of Beijing’s tightening crackdown on political space for working people. Forty-seven prominent protest leaders and opposition politicians faced charges filed under draconian…

Pathfinder’s new website — easier to search, browse, buy

Books help us see today’s fights as part of working-class line of march to end exploitation
Vol. 85/No. 10 - March 15, 2021
New website is optimized — for computer and phone — to help locate titles, authors, and subjects of interest in 11 different languages, and with Google and other search engines, also.

Pathfinder Press unveiled a new website this month at www.pathfinderpress.com. The attractive colorful design, enhanced search and greater security make for easy-to-use shopping and checkout. Built with improved technology, it helps readers searching the internet for various authors, titles and…