Working Men and Women Have No Representation

The need for a mass party of labor based on the unions is more acute than ever.  From issue number 15 of Socialist Appeal. We must start building such a party now.

The Fight for a Living Wage: For a Class-Independent Mass Party of Labor

By Chris Boutilier        In May of 2005, the common council of Syracuse, N.Y. passed a […]

While the Big 3 Savage Delphi, Auto Workers Demand: "No Concessions!"

As the Big Three U.S. auto makers gear up for a showdown with the UAW over national bargaining agreements, rank and file auto workers met across the United States in mid-December and firmly agreed that […]

After the Split – Which Direction for Labor?

As the dust settles after the split of the Teamsters, SEIU, UFCW, and UNITE HERE from the AFL-CIO federation at their annual convention in Chicago, the crisis facing the Labor Movement in the U.S. has […]

Lessons of the Post–WWII Soldiers’ Movement: the Strikes of 1945–46

The history books conveniently skip over the massive revolutionary wave which swept the world after World War II. The United States was no exception, with the largest strike wave in history.