UE Workers Continue the Battle against the Wabtec Bosses

UE Locals 506 and 618 have been on strike since June 22. Close to 1,000 UE workers and supporters rallied to show their solidarity.

NYC construction
Being the Communist on the Job Site: A Letter from a Construction Worker in NYC

I’m a unionized construction worker in New York City. I’m also a communist. You may not think the building trades are a hotbed of Marxist politics, but consciousness is changing!

Erie, PA Workers Fight for Decent Pay

Locomotive factory workers in Erie, PA are in a bitter struggle against givebacks and to protect their standard of living. An injury to one is an injury to all!

Spotlight on Class Struggle: Actors and Writers Join Forces

The biggest drama of the summer isn’t Barbie or Oppenheimer, it’s the labor struggle unfolding in Hollywood. Beleaguered writers and actors have teamed up against a supervillain as bad as any you’d see in an […]

The Struggle Over Safe Staffing for Nurses

Three years after the start of the pandemic, “burnout” is threatening our healthcare system. Nurses around the country are fighting for legislation around safe nurse-to-patient ratios, but the for-profit healthcare industry is fighting back.

The 1934 Textile Strike: A Watershed Moment in the American Class Struggle

The 1934 Textile Mill Strike was a watershed moment in the American class struggle. Despite being defeated, it is a shining example of workers’ capacity for sacrifice and self-organization.

Cement plant Glacier Northwest Joe Mabel, Wikimedia Commons
Supreme Court Attacks the Right to Strike

The Supreme Court is again attacking the right to strike. The labor movement needs to fight back!

Rutgers University 2023 Strike Miles Acquaviva Wikimedia Commons
Lessons of the Rutgers Strike

Joining the massive wave of labor action on campuses across the country, academic workers at New Jersey’s largest public university went on strike on April 10. Big lessons for the broader labor movement can be […]

Trouble in Hollywood: Writers Guild on Strike

The crisis of capitalism means there is no job free from the grinding oppression of the profit motive. A victory for the Writers Guild of America would be a victory for the entire working class […]

US Chamber of Commerce Building
How the Ruling Class Controls the Courts

As the labor movement gains momentum, the US Chamber of Commerce—the largest pro-business lobbying group in the country—is working hand-in-glove with the Supreme Court to undermine workers’ rights.

Oil workers Iran strike April 2023
Nationwide Industrial Strike in Iran: Revolutionary Youth Call for a General Strike!

A nationwide strike has broken out across Iran. Beginning April 21 at 18 workplaces, it has spread to over 100 firms across the mining, steel, and oil-gas sectors.

Found Photo US Manitowoc Extractor Kingwood Mining Company 1969
Letter from a Colorado Mining Industry Worker

While other industries can shutter a storefront overnight to stifle unionization efforts, mining corporations cannot do the same with a mining operation. Conditions are rotten-ripe for the expropriation of these crucial industries, which we cannot […]