Fight for jobs! Act now to protect wages, conditions

Protests spread against attacks by bosses, gov’t
Vol. 84/No. 20 - May 25, 2020
New Orleans “hoppers,” workers who jump on and off sanitation trucks to collect garbage, went on strike May 5, protesting unsafe conditions, long hours and low wages.

Every day brings new evidence of the depth of the social crisis being visited on hundreds of millions of workers, farmers and small proprietors in the U.S. and around the world, a growing calamity not of their making. Working people,…

From Panama to El Salvador workers fight for jobs, relief

Vol. 84/No. 20 - May 25, 2020

Capitalist rulers across Latin America are using coronavirus outbreaks in their countries as a pretext to attack the wages, living conditions and political rights of working people. From Chile to Panama to El Salvador these attacks are meeting resistance as…

‘Militant’ gets out the truth about working class struggles

Vol. 84/No. 20 - May 25, 2020

“This is for the Militant, you take donations, right?” trucker Crystal McIntosh told James Harris at a truck drivers protest in Washington, D.C., May 10. Like others at the action she appreciated the coverage of their fight in the Militant…

Victory! Florida prison officials ban on ‘Militant’ is overturned

Vol. 84/No. 20 - May 25, 2020

The Militant was informed May 12 by Florida’s Department of Corrections that the prison ban on issue no. 13 had been overturned. This victory is important for the rights of both the working-class paper and of prisoners. After receiving numerous…