Anti-union outfit targets UAW as auto workers strike

Vol. 83/No. 35 - September 30, 2019

As nearly 50,000 United Auto Workers union members battle GM bosses, government raids and attacks in the big-business press, they are also being targeted by an anti-labor outfit that calls itself the Socialist Equality Party and its so-called Autoworker Newsletter.…


Build solidarity with striking GM workers!

UAW strikers fight for jobs, end to divisive concessions
Vol. 83/No. 35 - September 30, 2019
Autoworkers picket in Flint, Michigan, Sept. 16. Strike shut down 33 plants, 22 warehouses.

Nearly 50,000 members of the United Auto Workers walked off the job Sept. 16 in the union’s first nationwide strike against General Motors in 12 years. The strike is part of an uptick in labor actions fueled by lower unemployment…


‘There will be a clash between the oppressed and the oppressors’

Vol. 83/No. 35 - September 30, 2019

Malcolm X Speaks is one of Pathfinder’s Books of the Month for September. Malcolm broke from the Nation of Islam, headed by Elijah Muhammad, to become the outstanding leader of the struggle for Black liberation in the United States in…


GM workers, Blackjewel miners, fight for all of us

Vol. 83/No. 35 - September 30, 2019

The following statement by Helen Meyers, Socialist Workers Party candidate for St. Paul City Council, was released Sept. 18. The nearly 50,000 autoworkers on strike against attacks by bosses at General Motors are fighting not just for themselves, but for…


Coal miners at Blackjewel ‘stand up for what’s right’

Vol. 83/No. 35 - September 30, 2019

CUMBERLAND, Ky. — Miners laid off and robbed of their wages by Blackjewel coal bosses July 1 are keeping up their encampment they set up July 29 to block the railroad track. They organized the protest on the tracks leading…


US hands off Iran! End all Washington’s sanctions now!

Vol. 83/No. 35 - September 30, 2019

A series of drone and missile attacks, claimed by Iranian-backed Houthi forces in Yemen, severely damaged Saudi Arabia’s biggest oil site Sept. 14, cutting world oil supplies and escalating prices. President Donald Trump threatened the U.S. military was “locked and…


SWP campaigns, wins support for workers organizing to fight

Vol. 83/No. 35 - September 30, 2019

SEATTLE — “We are seeing important examples of workers organizing to fight to change their conditions on the job. This is a change,” explained Alyson Kennedy, to nearly 40 people at a Socialist Workers Party campaign rally in Seattle Sept.…