Oberlin College keeps up drive to crush the Gibsons

Vol. 83/No. 37 - October 14, 2019

Despite a unanimous jury verdict finding Oberlin College and Dean of Students Meredith Raimondo guilty of libeling father and son Allyn W. and David Gibson, and their bakery, as racist, officials of the liberal arts school continue to go after…


Steelworkers in British Columbia strike Western Forest Products

Vol. 83/No. 37 - October 14, 2019

VANCOUVER, British Columbia — Some 2,600 loggers and sawmill workers who are members of United Steelworkers Local 1-1937 have been winning solidarity in their strike against Western Forest Products. The unionists, who walked out July 1, are fighting concessions demanded…


Quebec Steelworkers on strike at Galvano plant win solidarity

Vol. 83/No. 37 - October 14, 2019

SAINT-MATHIEU-DE-BELOEIL, Quebec — Chanting “15 years of concessions, enough with the humiliation” and “a 12-hour day, no way, it sickens us,” some 60 workers rallied in support of United Steelworkers Local 9414 members on strike at the Galvano plating plant…


Unionized university workers in Quebec strike for higher wages

Vol. 83/No. 37 - October 14, 2019

MONTREAL — Unionized support workers at the University of Quebec at Montreal went on strike Sept. 3, the opening day of classes, to press their demand for higher wages. The 1,800 members of Union of UQAM Employees have been without…


British Columbia aerospace workers fight Avcorp lockout

Vol. 83/No. 37 - October 14, 2019

DELTA, British Columbia — The bosses at Avcorp Industries Inc. locked out 300 members of the International Association of Machinists Local Lodge 11 Sept. 16 here.  For several weeks the workers had carried out rotating strikes against the concessions bosses…


Castro: Coup opened door to US invasion of Grenada

Vol. 83/No. 37 - October 14, 2019

Fidel Castro: Nothing Can Stop the Course of History, one of Pathfinder’s Books of the Month for October, is a wide-ranging interview by Jeffrey M. Elliot and Mervyn M. Dymally with the central leader of the Cuban Revolution. The excerpts…


Impeachment hysteria targets working class, political rights

Vol. 83/No. 37 - October 14, 2019

The liberals in the big-business press editorial offices and the Democratic Party are ecstatic about a leak from an anonymous “whistleblower” — reported to be a CIA agent — who said President Donald Trump mentioned former Vice President Joseph Biden…


Working people need their own party

Vol. 83/No. 37 - October 14, 2019

As growing evidence points to a slowdown in the world capitalist economy, no ruling class around the world has any solution to defending their profits and national interests other than through currency, trade and military conflicts — and above all…


Step up solidarity with UAW strikers at GM!

Vol. 83/No. 37 - October 14, 2019
Autoworkers picket Detroit GM Hamtramck Assembly Plant, Sept. 25. Key issues are permanent status for temporary workers, end to divisive two-tier pay scale, reopen shuttered plants.

BOLINGBROOK, Ill. — The nearly 49,000 United Auto Workers union members on strike against General Motors since Sept. 16 are winning solidarity in their fight to make temporary workers permanent, as well as to get rid of two-tier wages and…


Calif. sheet metal workers walk out over low pay, health care

Vol. 83/No. 37 - October 14, 2019

STOCKTON, Calif. — More than 250 members of the Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Workers Local 104 on strike against Simpson Strong-Tie here overwhelmingly voted down what workers said was the company’s “last, best and final contract offer” Sept.…