Solidarity Needed with Victims of FBI Raids


Discussion and Analysis of the One Nation Working Together Rally, October 2, 2010, Washington, D.C.

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Financial Meltdown: A Labor Response Needed

The Legacy of Leon Trotsky and U.S. Trotskyism:
Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow
Conference Reports and Presentations

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Remembering Peter Camejo (1939–2008)

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In Memoriam: Celia Hart Santamaría (1963–2008)

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The Struggle for Workers’ Democracy in Iran


The Coup in Honduras and the Struggle for Workers’ Democracy

 

Health Care is a Right, not a Privilege!
Single-Payer Now!

 

Articles for the Week of December 27, 2009

Marx in Copenhagen
by W.T. Whitney Jr.

Trotsky Lives
Review of Trotsky: A Biography by Robert Service
by Paul Le Blanc

Articles for the Week of December 20, 2009

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
2009 Year In Review, December 21, 2009
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of December 13, 2009

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, December 14, 2009
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of December 6, 2009

Reports and Comments on Hugo Chávez’s Call for a “Fifth International”
by George Saunders

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, December 7, 2009
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of November 29, 2009

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, November 29, 2009
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of November 22, 2009

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, November 23, 2009
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of November 15, 2009

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, November 16, 2009
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of November 1, 2009

Black is Back Protest on Nov. 7
by Clay Wadena & John Leslie

UAW Lives
by Bill Onasch

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, November 2, 2009
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of October 25, 2009

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, October 26, 2009
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of October 18, 2009

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, October 19, 2009
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of October 11, 2009

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, October 12, 2009
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of October 4, 2009

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, October 5, 2009
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of September 28, 2009

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, September 28, 2009
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of September 21, 2009

A Victory for Single Payer at AFL-CIO Convention
by Jon Flanders

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, September 21, 2009
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of September 14, 2009

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, September 14, 2009
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of September 6, 2009

Labor Day 2009 Review
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of August 30, 2009

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, August 31, 2009
by Bill Onasch

NDP Brass Treads Water in Halifax
No New Name, No New Policies
by Barry Weisleder

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, August 24, 2009
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of August 16, 2009

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, August 17, 2009
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of August 9, 2009

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, August 10, 2009
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of August 2, 2009

Appeal to the World Working Class
by the National Front Against the Coup in Honduras

An Anniversary Worthy of Celebration
The 75th Anniversary of the 1934 Minneapolis Teamsters Strikes
by Bill Onasch

Northern Lights
August 2009
by Barry Weisleder

Articles for the Week of July 26, 2009

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, July 30, 2009
by Bill Onasch

Honduras Update—July 28, 2009
For International Labor Solidarity with the Honduras Workers’ General Strike

Articles for the Week of July 19, 2009

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, July 21, 2009
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of July 12, 2009

The Military Coup in Honduras
by George Saunders, co-managing editor, Labor Standard

Articles for the Week of July 5, 2009

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, July 5, 2009
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of June 28, 2009

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, June 28, 2009
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of June 21, 2009

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, June 21, 2009
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of May 31, 2009

Venezuela: “When the Working Class Roars, Capitalists Tremble”
by Federico Fuentes

The Casino Class
The Looting of America by Les Leopold. Chelsea Green. Paper, $14.95.
Reviewed by Bill Onasch

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, May 31, 2009
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of May 24, 2009

Commemorating Minneapolis Teamster Strikes July 2009
by Dave Riehle

Québec’s Labour and Left Movements:
A Shadow of Hope after the Collapse
by Marc Bonhomme

March and Rally for Newark Man Who Died in Police Custody
from the People’s Organization for Progress

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, May 24, 2009
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of May 17, 2009

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, May 17, 2009
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of May 10, 2009

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, May 10, 2009
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of May 3, 2009

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, May 3, 2009
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of April 26, 2009

A Young Woman’s Dreams, Undiminished Seventy Years Later
The Sweetest Dream by Lillian Pollak
Reviewed by Tom Barrett

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, April 26, 2009
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of April 19, 2009

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, April 19, 2009
by Bill Onasch

Revolutionary Traditions as Resources for Social Change
Presentation at Left Forum Panel on “Revolution and Protest, Yesterday and Tomorrow,” April 18, 2009
by Paul Le Blanc

In Resistance We Are United
Basra’s Occupiers Depart Defeated. Our Message to Belligerent British Leaders? Good Riddance
by Hassan Juma’a

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, April 13, 2009
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of April 5, 2009

Special Session at Left Forum (April 17–19)
Revolution and Protest Yesterday and Tomorrow
Pace University, New York City

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, April 6, 2009
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of March 29, 2009

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, March 29, 2009
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of March 22, 2009

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, March 22, 2009
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of March 15, 2009

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, March 15, 2009
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of March 8, 2009

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, March 8, 2009
by Bill Onasch

“We're the Working People. That’s Us.”
Words and music by Tom Bias
Sung by the Solidarity Singers of the New Jersey Industrial Union Council

Articles for the Week of March 1, 2009

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, March 1, 2009
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of February 22, 2009

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, February 24, 2009
by Bill Onasch

Being a Leninist Today
by Paul Le Blanc

Articles for the Week of February 15, 2009

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, February 16, 2009
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of February 8, 2009

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, February 9, 2009
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of February 1, 2009

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, February 2, 2009
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of January 25, 2009

Minneapolis Teamsters Strike: 75th Anniversary
February 7 Tour to Mark 75th Anniversary of Pivotal Coal Yards Strike
by Iric Nathanson, from Minneapolis Labor Review

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Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, January 25, 2009
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of January 18, 2009

More About Rosa Luxemburg (90 Years After Her Death)

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, January 19, 2009
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of January 11, 2009

Rosa Luxemburg and Karl Liebknecht: A Speech by Leon Trotsky Reprinted on the 90th Anniversary of Their Deaths

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, January 11, 2009
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of January 4, 2009

March on the Pentagon, March 21, 2009

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, January 4, 2009
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of December 28, 2008

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, December 28, 2008
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of December 21, 2008

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, December 21, 2008
by Bill Onasch

Unions Come to Smithfield
by David Bacon

Articles for the Week of December 14, 2008

General Strike in Greece:
“Next Thursday Would Be a Good Day for Solidarity Action All Around the World” — Nikos Lountos

Greece
Down with the Government of Murderers!
Common Statement of Anti-Capitalist Left Organizations
OKDE-Spartakos

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, December 14, 2008
by Bill Onasch

Chicago Sitdown Strike Produces Win for Workers, Anger against Banks
by Jerry Mead-Lucero, from Labor Notes

Articles for the Week of December 7, 2008

Solidarity with the Protests in Greece
from Socialist Resistance

Additional Information on Labor and Student Upsurge in Greece:
Protests as Athens funeral held from the BBC
Violence Spreads to Greek Parliament as Rioters Demand Government Resignation
from [London] Times Online

Northern Lights
December 2008
by Barry Weisleder

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, December 7, 2008
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of November 30, 2008

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, November 30, 2008
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of November 23, 2008

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, November 23, 2008
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of November 16, 2008

What To Do With the Big Three?
Bailout? Bankruptcy? Nationalization?
by Bill Onasch

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, November 16, 2008
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of November 9, 2008

What Working in a Mass Labor Party Looks Like

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, November 9, 2008
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of October 26, 2008

Barack Obama and Black America
by Joe Auciello

Northern Lights
by Barry Weisleder

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, October 27, 2008
by Bill Onasch

In Colombia, Mass Marches and a General Strike Erupt as Workers and Peasants Defy U.S.-Backed Uribe Government
by George Saunders

Articles for the Week of October 19, 2008

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, October 19, 2008
by Bill Onasch

What Would Debs Do?
Socialists and the 2008 Elections
A Socialist Action Educational Bulletin

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Articles for the Week of October 12, 2008

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, October 13, 2008
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of October 5, 2008

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, October 7, 2008
by Bill Onasch

Arrest and Release of Hugo Blanco — A Symptom of Intensifying Class Struggle; Mass Mobilizations Under Way in Peru
by George Saunders

Articles for the Week of September 28, 2008

Hugo Blanco’s Statement After Being Freed:
“I Promise to Keep Fighting Until My Last Breath”
by Hugo Blanco

Peru
Protest the Arrest of Hugo Blanco!
Send in This Letter of Protest Now!
by Oscar Blanco Berglund

More Information About Hugo Blanco’s Arrest

French Communist League Reaffirms Solidarity with Cuba

Financial Meltdown: A Labor Response Needed

Stimulus Package Needed to Revive Economy, Union Leaders Say
From Workday Minnesota

The Latest Deal
by Bill Onasch

A Three-Alarm Crisis
by Bill Onasch

Behind the Wall St. Bailout
by Andrew Pollack

Northern Lights, October 2008
by Barry Weisleder

Articles for the Week of September 21, 2008

From Workday Minnesota
Union Members Take Their Message Direct to Wall Street
by Dania Rajendra

The Toxic Debt Crisis
Needed: A Big United Labor Credit Union
by Bill Onasch

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, September 21, 2008
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of September 14, 2008

United States
Peter Camejo Dies — an Advocate for the Poor and Oppressed
Third-Party Political Activist and Former Fourth Internationalist
by Chris Brooks
From International Viewpoint

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, September 14, 2008
by Bill Onasch

Peter Camejo, 1939–2008
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of September 7, 2008

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, September 7, 2008
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of September 1, 2008

Open Letter to the U.S. Antiwar Movement

Labor Day 2008
How It Looks For Them, Us, Everybody
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of August 24, 2008

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, August 25, 2008
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of August 17, 2008

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, August 18, 2008
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of August 10, 2008

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, August 10, 2008
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of August 3, 2008

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, August 3, 2008
by Bill Onasch

Important Gains Registered at National Antiwar Assembly
by Andy Pollack

Articles for the Week of July 27, 2008

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, July 29, 2008
by Bill Onasch

Call to the Fields

Articles for the Week of July 20, 2008

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, July 20, 2008
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of July 13, 2008

Pastors for Peace Caravan Wins Return of Computers
Caravanistas Carry Them Across the Border for Shipment to Cuba

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, July 13, 2008
by Bill Onasch

Report to the Northwest New Jersey Peace Fellowship on the National Assembly Antiwar Conference Held in Cleveland, Ohio, June 28–29, 2008
by Tom Barrett

Articles for the Week of July 6, 2008

Global Capital’s Turbulent Trifecta
Bets On Food, Fuel, Fear Drive Destructive Speculation
A Working Class Response Urgently Needed
by Bill Onasch

Some Thoughts on the National Assembly against the Iraq War, Cleveland, Ohio, June 27–29, 2008
by Paul LeBlanc

Evaluation of the June 28–29, 2008 National Assembly to End the Iraq War and Occupation
by Jerry Gordon, Marilyn Levin, and Jeff Mackler
Members of the Administrative Committee of the Assembly's 50-Member Coordinating Committee

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, July 6, 2008
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of June 29, 2008

Tom Horne and the Alamo
by George Saunders

Articles for the Week of June 22, 2008

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, June 22, 2008
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of June 15, 2008

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, June 15, 2008
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of June 8, 2008

National Assembly Antiwar Conference Video Flyer

Call for a Conference on:
The Legacy of Leon Trotsky and U.S. Trotskyism:
Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, June 8, 2008
by Bill Onasch

“A World in Revolt” Really Rocks!
(Report on Toronto Conference)
by Barry Weisleder, Federal Secretary, SA/LUS

Articles for the Week of June 1, 2008

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, June 1, 2008
by Bill Onasch

Urgent Message from Hassan Juma’a Awad, President of the Iraq Federation of Oil Unions

Articles for the Week of May 25, 2008

Video of Celia Hart Speech at Toronto Conference

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, May 26, 2008
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of May 18, 2008

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, May 18, 2008
by Bill Onasch

New Articles for the Week of May 11, 2008

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, May 11, 2008
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of May 4, 2008

May Day in Venezuela:
Hundreds of Thousands Rally, Wages Raised 30%
by Kiraz Janicke

May 1 Press Release & Invitation to Conference:
Five Years after “Mission Accomplished”…
National Antiwar Conference Will Be Held in Cleveland in June

May Day in Bay Area:
Cynthia McKinney at Antiwar & Immigrant Rights Actions

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, May 4, 2008
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of April 27, 2008

Northern Lights, May 2008
by Barry Weisleder

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, April 27, 2008
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of April 20, 2008

Labor’s First Strike Against the War Gains Momentum
by Joshua Holland

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, April 20, 2008
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of April 13, 2008

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, April 15, 2008
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of April 6, 2008

ICE Officials at Halloween Party Find Racially Profiled Costume “Most Original”

On May Day, West Coast Dock Workers Will Shut Down the Ports to Protest the Iraq War
by Jack Heyman

Chávez Re-Nationalizes Giant Steel Plant—Historic Victory for Workers
by Jorge Martin

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, April 6, 2008
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of March 30, 2008

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, March 31, 2008
by Bill Onasch

PRESS CONFERENCE: STOP THE WAR ON IMMIGRANTS!
Communities urge an end to Operation Streamline and the criminal prosecution of immigrants in the federal court

In Defense of Rev. Jeremiah Wright
Why Barack Obama’s Smooth Talk Contributes Nothing to the Liberation of the African American People
by Tom Barrett

Northern Lights, April 2008
by Barry Weisleder

S.F. Labor Council Backs ILWU May Day Action in West Coast Ports

Articles for the Week of March 23, 2008

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, March 23, 2008
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of March 16, 2008

Toronto Conference will be a Hit
by Barry Weisleder

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, March 16, 2008
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of March 9, 2008

Against the Colombian Government’s Military Intervention in Ecuador
In Solidarity with the Ecuadorian and Colombian people
Statement of the Fourth International

Lenin’s Return?
Panel at Left Forum
Cooper Union
Saturday, March 15, 2008, 3:00–5:00 PM

Green Around the Gills
by Bill Onasch

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, March 9, 2008
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of March 2, 2008

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, March 2, 2008
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of February 24, 2008

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, February 24, 2008
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of February 17, 2008

Activists To Discuss “Rebuilding Labor’s Power”
by Bill Onasch

Reading Monthly Review
by Barry Weisleder

NO IRAQI OIL LAW!  International Days of Action, Feb. 22–23
Stop the Theft of Iraq’s Future — Iraqi Oil for the Iraqi People
Demonstrate Feb. 22, 2008, in Washington, D.C.

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, February 17, 2008
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of February 10, 2008

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, February 10, 2008
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of February 3, 2008

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, February 3, 2008
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of January 27, 2008

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, January 27, 2008
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of January 20, 2008

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, January 21, 2007
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of January 13, 2008

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, January 13, 2007
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of January 6, 2008

Labour Party Pakistan Fourth Conference Concluded
New Rules to Bring More Internal Democracy
Over 450 Attended the Public Seminar by AJT
by Farooq Tariq

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, January 6, 2007
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of December 30, 2007

Pakistan
PPP Refuses to Break with Feudal Traditions
Hereditary Bhutto Dynasty Continues
by Farooq Tariq

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, December 31, 2007
by Bill Onasch

Benazir Assassination: The Unprecedented Mass Reaction
by Farooq Tariq, chair of Labour Party Pakistan

More Background on the Situation in Pakistan — and on U.S. Involvement in Pakistan’s Affairs

Articles for the Week of December 23, 2007

Labour Party Pakistan Mourns Benazir’s Tragic Death
by Farooq Sulehria

Bhutto Assassination
A Product of Military Despotism and Anarchy
by Tariq Ali

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, December 23, 2007
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of December 16, 2007

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, December 16, 2007
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of December 9, 2007

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, December 9, 2007
by Bill Onasch

Northern Lights, December 2007
by Barry Weisleder

Articles for the Week of December 2, 2007

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, December 6, 2007
by Bill Onasch

Russia
Appeal by Strikers at St. Petersburg Ford Factory

Articles for the Week of November 25, 2007

Celia Hart Against the King of Spain and For the “Yes” Vote on Dec.2
(In Spanish Only)

For a “Yes” Vote in Venezuela’s Dec. 2 Referendum
by George Saunders

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, November 28, 2007
by Bill Onasch

France
In the Face of a Vacant Left, Besancenot Occupies the Radical Space
The LCR, Star of the March
From the French Daily Libération, 21 November 2007

Pakistan
Public Again After 20 days of Underground Life
by Farooq Tariq

France
Mass Mobilisation against Sarkozy
Facts and Figures about the November 25 Strikes
by Olivier Besancenot

Big Three Get Big Deal
What Makes UAW Agreements “Historic”: Part 1
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of November 18, 2007

Pakistan
The Successful Women’s Demonstration Without Many Losses
The 18th Day Underground
by Farooq Tariq

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, November 19, 2007
by Bill Onasch

Pakistan
Bhutto Meets with Marxists and Other Civil Society Leaders
The 14th Day Underground
by Farooq Tariq

Pakistan
Musharaf Isolated after Attack by Bhutto
The 10th Day in Underground Life
by Farooq Tariq

Articles for the Week of November 11, 2007

Day Seven of Underground Life
Not Arrested Yet but Facing Dangerous Situation
by Farooq Tariq

An Interview with Farooq Tariq
A View from the Pakistani Left
by Ron Jacobs

On the 90th Anniversary of the Bolshevik Revolution Celia Hart Calls for Socialist Revolution in Venezuela and for a “First Declaration of Caracas”
“Bolivarians, you have a world to defend!”

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, November 11, 2007
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of November 4, 2007

Pakistan:
Musharraf’s Days Are Up
Embassy Pickets a Most Effective Way of Opposition
by Farooq Tariq

Pakistan:
Escaped by Seconds
The Fourth Day of Underground Life
by Farooq Tariq

Pakistan:
Day Two of Underground Life
by Farooq Tariq

Pakistan Trade Union Defence Campaign Members Arrested in Struggle Against the Imposition of Emergency Rule by Musharraf

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, November 4, 2007
by Bill Onasch

LPP Vows to Resist Draconian Emergency
Hails Lawyers for Taking Up the Fight
by Farooq Tariq

Pakistan Takes Yet Another Step into the Dark Night
by Tariq Ali

An Appreciation Of the Labor Party’s “Founding Brother”
The Man Who Hated Work and Loved Labor
The Life and Times of Tony Mazzocchi
by Les Leopold
Reviewed by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of October 28, 2007

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, October 28, 2007
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of October 21, 2007

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, October 21, 2007
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of October 14, 2007

The Greek Elections of September 2007

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, October 15, 2007
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of October 7, 2007

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, October 9, 2007
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of September 30, 2007

Our Day Will Come
Presentation to the annual state council meeting of the
Ohio State Labor Party, Cleveland, September 29, 2007
by Bill Onasch

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, October 2, 2007
by Bill Onasch

Connecticut Statewide Labor Confederation Votes to Support Oct. 27 Antiwar Rallies in Boston and NYC

Statement of Three Former UAW Executive Board Members on UAW Tentative Agreement

Articles for the Week of September 23, 2007

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, September 23, 2007
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of September 16, 2007

From U.S. Labor Against the War
Occupation Forces Attack Iraqi Oil Workers, Kill One

Black-Led March in NJ: We Need More Like This
by Carl Webb

People’s March for Peace, Equality, Jobs, and Justice in Newark, New Jersey
A Good Beginning
by Tom Barrett

Bolivia Needs Our Solidarity Now!
from Socialist Voice


Remembering Our Friend and Comrade Carol McAllister, 1947–2007

Carol L. McAllister (1947–2007)
by Paul Le Blanc

Partial Listing of Carol McAllister’s Political Writings

Carol L. McAllister: Anthropologist and Pitt Professor
Obituary from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
by Ervin Dyer


Contributions Boost Spirits of U of M Strikers

C. Wright Mills’s Return
by Ricardo Alarcón

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, September 16, 2007
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of September 9, 2007

People’s March for Peace, Equality, Jobs, and Justice in Newark, New Jersey
A Good Beginning
by Tom Barrett

Support University of Minnesota Workers on Strike!

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, September 9, 2007
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of September 2, 2007

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, September 2, 2007
by Bill Onasch

Peace Rally Speech — August 25, 2007 — Kennebunkport, Maine
by Peter Kellman, President Southern Maine Labor Council, AFL-CIO

Bolivia
“We Will Defend the Constituent Assembly with Our Lives”:
Resolution from the National Emergency Gathering of the Social Organizations

Chávez Proposes International of Left Parties

“Labour for Palestine” Responds to U.S. Anti-Boycott Statement

Articles for the Week of August 26, 2007

University of Minnesota Workers Authorize Strike

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, August 26, 2007
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of August 19, 2007

From the San Francisco Chronicle
Why Iraqis oppose U.S.-backed oil law
Workers think foreign firms will take over
by David Bacon

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, August 19, 2007
by Bill Onasch

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, August 13, 2007
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of July 29, 2007

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, July 30, 2007
by Bill Onasch

Interview with Celia Hart:
“How can you not be a Trotskyist in the Cuban Revolution!”
by David Rey — El Militante Argentina

Articles for the Week of July 22, 2007

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, July 22, 2007
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of July 15, 2007

Minneapolis Labor Review: Fighting Fascism 1937–1946 (requires Adobe Acrobat Reader)

Will the Democrats Please Shut Up?
by Pham Binh

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, July 15, 2007
by Bill Onasch

Hundreds of Iraqis Protest Oil Law in Basra

Tucson Rally Protests Anti-Immigrant Actions by Arizona Democrat Governor Janet Napolitano
by George Saunders

Historic FRETECO meeting — workers of occupied factories present ideas on socialist companies, workers’ councils, and the building of socialism

Articles for the Week of July 8, 2007

The Bipartisan “Universal Health Care Reform” Fraud: Now That’s SiCKO!
A Socialist Action Pamphlet
by Andy Pollack
(requires Adobe Acrobat Reader)

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, July 10, 2007
by Bill Onasch

Founder of Iraq Oil Workers Union Rejects U.S.-Backed Oil Law as “Robbery”

Articles for the Week of July 1, 2007

Some July 4 Thoughts on the Iraq War: Time for a New Spirit of 1776
by George Saunders

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, July 4, 2007
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of June 24, 2007

Joint Statement of United States Labor Against the War, the Iraqi Federation of Oil Unions, and the Electricity Section Union of Iraq

Northern Lights
by Barry Weisleder

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, June 24, 2007
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of June 17, 2007

Stop the Raids!
Street Protest Is the Source of Our Power
by Charlie Fuentes

Reports from Two Cities on Mass Actions for Immigrant Rights, June 16 and 18, 2007

Immigrants on Government Raids: “New Haven Is Not Backing Down”

Who Killed the Immigration Bill, and Who Wants It to Come Back?
by David Bacon

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, June 19, 2007
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of June 10, 2007

Pakistan
Appeal for the release of Farooq Tariq


The Furor over Venezuela’s RCTV

Venezuela Fights for Freedom of Speech and Against Imperialism
US Fears Spread of Chavez Example
by Federico Fuentes

Furor over RCTV: US Imperialists Join the Attack against Venezuela
by Rob Sewell

Celia Hart on Venezuela’s Battle over RCTV (in Spanish only)


Iraqi Oil Workers Declare Tactical Victory

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Film about ’34 Teamsters Strike to Screen Wednesday

Minnesota Workers Invited to Working Class Studies Conference

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, June 11, 2007
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of June 3, 2007

Appeal for Solidarity With Iraqi Oil Strikers from Kansas City Labor Webmaster
by Bill Onasch

Trotsky’s Grandson, Esteban Volkov, Speaks at Public Meeting on Trotsky’s Last Book

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, June 3, 2007
by Bill Onasch

The Current Counterrevolutionary Offensive in Venezuela — What It Means and How to Defeat It
by Yonie Moreno and William Sanabria of the CMR in Venezuela

Articles for the Week of May 27, 2007

“We Will Retool...and Come at it from a Different Direction” — Cindy Sheehan Says She Will Return After Stepping Back as Antiwar Leader
Interview with Amy Goodman on “Democracy Now”

Venezuela National Assembly Asks for the Expropriation of Sanitarios Maracay
by Jorge Martin

Northern Lights
by Barry Weisleder

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, May 28, 2007
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of May 20, 2007

For the Deaf Who Won’t Listen
by Fidel Castro Ruz

Join Iraqi Workers to Say: Hands Off Our Oil!

USLAW at Manila Peace Conference

Antiwar Demonstrators Shut Down Oakland Port Military Cargo Terminal, May 19, 2007

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, May 20, 2007
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of May 13, 2007

From Nowhere to Everywhere
On the Foot Steps of Advocates, Till the End of Dictatorship
The Mass Movement in Pakistan
by Farooq Tariq

Reflexiones trotsko-guevaristas de una cubana (I Parte)
by Celia Hart (in Spanish only)

The Debate Heats Up
by Fidel Castro Ruz

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, May 13, 2007
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of May 6, 2007

Venezuelan Workers Demand Nationalization of SIDOR Steel Plant
by Chris Carlson

The Tragedy Threatening Our Species
by Fidel Castro Ruz

Escalating Military Spending — Income Redistribution in Disguise
by Ismael Hossein-zadeh

California Building Trades Union Leader Calls for End to Occupation, Redirection of Resources to Meet Human Needs

Statement by Olivier Besancenot on Election of Sarkozy

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, May 6, 2007
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of April 29, 2007

Open Letter to the Members of the Out-of-Iraq Congressional Caucus
from U.S. Labor Against the War
(requires Adobe Acrobat Reader)

Tucson May Day March
by George Saunders

Venezuela’s Revolution Accelerates
by Federico Fuentes

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, April 29, 2007
by Bill Onasch

Socialist Action Message to 21st Annual Toronto Socialist May Day Celebration

Articles for the Week of April 22, 2007

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, April 23, 2007
by Bill Onasch

Chávez Recommends the Study of Trotsky, Praises The Transitional Programme
by Jorge Martin

Northern Lights
by Barry Weisleder


Presidential Election in France:

Olivier Besancenot Speaks

Olivier Besancenot Statement on Election Outcome


Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, April 16, 2007
by Bill Onasch

Socialism 2007: Canadian Imperialism and its Discontents
A Socialist Action Educational Conference

Ecuadorian Masses Deliver Blow Against the Oligarchy and Imperialism
by Jorge Martin

Articles for the Week of April 8, 2007

No Class, Please — We’re American
by Joe Auciello

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, April 8, 2007
by Bill Onasch

The Internationalization of Genocide
by Fidel Castro Ruz

Granma Publishes Alan Woods’ Article on Iran
from In Defence of Marxism

Book by Celia Hart Debuts in Havana
from
In Defence of Marxism

Articles for the Week of April 1, 2007

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, April 1, 2007
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of March 25, 2007

From the Magazine “The Nation”:
Waiting for C. Wright Mills
by Ricardo Alarcón, President, National Assembly of Cuba

A Reflection of Deepening Opposition to Iraq War:
Antiwar Labor Leader Addresses Mass Rally in Washington, D.C., January 27, 2007, on Behalf of AFL-CIO President John Sweeney

Venezuela: Inveval Workers Protest in Front of the Miraflores Palace
by CMR — Caracas

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, March 25, 2007
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of March 18, 2007

Northern Lights
by Barry Weisleder

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, March 19, 2007
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of March 11, 2007

Amid Rival Tours of Latin America and the Caribbean…
Chávez Debates Bush on Simón Bolívar and the Kind of Revolution America Needs

New Jersey Antiwar Activists Unite in a New Coalition
by Tom Barrett

Gender-Based Violence and War on Iraq; Support Houzan

Zapatista Women: “We Are What Holds the Community Together”
A Year After the Passing of Comandanta Ramona,
Civilian and Insurgent Women Tell of Their Movement Within a Movement
by Ginna Villarreal

Articles for the Week of March 4, 2007

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, March 4, 2007
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of February 25, 2007

“Crisis of the World Economy, the Capitalist System”
BBC Text of the Fidel Castro–Hugo Chávez Conversation on Venezuelan Television, February 27, 2007

NAACP People’s Assembly Builds a Working-Class Movement
by Dante Strobino

Meeting to Protest Crackdown on Immigrants Draws 350 in Danbury
by Lynda Thomas

Forum Cool to ICE raids
Supporters of Immigration Make Their Voices Heard at Danbury Event
by Elizabeth Putnam

Immigration Raids Cited as Unfair
by Alejandro Alvarez

Remember the Danbury 11
Stop the ICE Raids!

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, February 25, 2007
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of February 18, 2007

Union Members and Environmental Activists Discuss Climate Crisis
by David Jones

Labor and Environmental Movements Are Natural Allies
by Bill Onasch

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, February 19, 2007
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of February 11, 2007

Ammunition Against the Empire
by Barry Weisleder

The Struggle at Sanitarios Maracay Spreads
Venezuelan Workers Call for More Nationalizations
Chavez’s Minister of Labor Supports the Call
by Yonie Moreno

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, February 11, 2007
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of February 4, 2007

From Workday Minnesota
Union Members Discuss Strategies to Save the Planet
by Barb Kucera

Oaxacan Teachers Support the APPO and the Ninth Megamarch
New March Proves Movement is Alive;

State Government Blocks Access to Public Spaces with Razor Wire and Dogs
by Nancy Davies

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, February 4, 2007
by Bill Onasch

Venezuela: The Real Meaning of “Fatherland, Socialism or Death”
by Pablo Roldan

Do Chavez’s New Decree Powers Undermine Venezuelan Democracy? A Debate

Why Aren’t You in a Hurry, Comrade?
by Michael A. Lebowitz

Articles for the Week of January 21, 2007

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, January 28, 2007
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of January 28, 2007

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, January 21, 2007
by Bill Onasch

New Articles for the Week of January 14, 2007

Letter from United Auto Workers Opposing Escalation of the War in Iraq

Iraq to Give Western Companies Oil Rights: Report

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, January 14, 2007
by Bill Onasch

Venezuela: Chávez Reaffirms “Permanent Revolution”
by George Saunders

Look Out — Here Come NAFTA Corridors!
by Dave Riehle

Articles for the Week of January 7, 2007

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, January 7, 2007
by Bill Onasch

Celia Hart Against the King of Spain and
For the “Yes” Vote on Dec.2 (In Spanish Only)

NO IRAQI OIL LAW! International Days of Action, Feb. 22–23
Stop the Theft of Iraq’s Future — Iraqi Oil for the Iraqi People
Demonstrate Feb. 22, 2008, in Washington, D.C.

Support University of Minnesota Workers on Strike!

Students led a march by university strikers and
supporters across the Washington Ave. bridge


Oaxaca: The Teachers’ Strike That Became a Mass Rebellion

Massive March in Oaxaca, Nov. 5, 2006


A Labor Standard Exclusive
First-Hand Report on Rosa Luxemburg Discussion & Conference in China

Discussion and Analysis of the New York City Transit Strike

Report from San Quentin:
California Murders Tookie Williams

by Phil Gasper

On the Eve of Stanley “Tookie” Williams’ Execution—
Rally at San Quentin Prison, December 12

Leaders of Mumia Defense Call for Massive Turnout

Click on picture
to access Save Tookie website


Million Worker March—October 17, 2004, Washington, DC

Afghanistan, War, Terrorism, & Sept. 11

Strike at University of Minnesota Settled

Twin Cities Transit Strike

California Grocery Strike: Reports and Discussion

Discussion on the 2004 Elections


Contributions of George Breitman
by Paul Lee, Director, Best Efforts, Inc.

Paul Lee is widely recognized as one of the most knowledgeable authorities on the life of Malcolm X, and was a.consultant in the making of Spike Lee’s film on Malcolm. Paul Lee was also closely acquainted with George Breitman, editor of Malcolm X Speaks, the first published collection of speeches after Malcolm’s death, which helped circulate and keep alive the ideas of one of history’s greatest revolutionaries. Breitman also wrote the outstanding study Last Year of Malcolm X: Evolution of a Revolutionary. George Breitman was one of the founders and main editors of our magazine (under its previous title Bulletin in Defense of Marxism).

This is the annotated text of a talk presented at the “Trotskyism and African Americans” panel, “Explorations in the History of U.S. Trotskyism” Conference, New York University, New York, NY, Saturday, September 30, 2000, sponsored by Tamiment Library.


Bolivia: Uprising of
Workers and Peasants


Six Reports on Venezuelan Labor Struggles

First Latin American Gathering of Worker-Recovered Factories — Chávez Announces Further Expropriations
by Jorge Martin

“Co-Management” in the Alcasa Aluminium Factory
by Rafael Rodriguez

Venezuelan Trade Unionists Discuss Workers’ Management and Factory Occupations
by Jorge Martin

Revolution in the Revolution?
by Fabrice Thomas

Political Declaration of the Party of Revolution and Socialism

Constructing Co-Management in Venezuela: Contradictions Along the Path
by Michael A. Lebowitz

Articles for the Week of December 24, 2006

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, December 24, 2006
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of December 17, 2006

Cut Off Funding for the Iraq War
Resolution of the Washington-Orange-Lamoille Labor Council of Vermont

Victory at Smithfield Packing
by Andy Pollack

Cuba Stands Firm
On its 50th Anniversary, the Revolution is still confident and creative in defiance of imperialism
by John Riddell

Zapatistas Call For International Day of Protest in Solidarity With Oaxaca
by Elizabeth Press for Democracy Now!

“It’s My Party, and I’ll Cry If I Want To”:
Chávez Moves Forward
by Michael A. Lebowitz

They Call Us Illegals

Pink Elections in Nicaragua
by Celia Hart

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, December 17, 2006
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of December 10, 2006

A Long Strike in Prospect
Machinists Local 933, in Tucson, Says No to More Corporate Takeaways
by George Saunders

Northern Lights for January 2007
by Barry Weisleder

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, December 10, 2006
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of December 3, 2006

Oaxaca Battles Vicious Repression
Marcos: Oaxaca from Above — and Below
Radical Mexico Rallies to Defend Imprisoned and Missing
by Subcomandante Marcos

Remarks by Bill Onasch to Alternative Strategies to End the War & Occupation Workshop,
Labor Conference Against the Iraq War, Cleveland, December 3, 2006

Labor Antiwar Forces Gather In Cleveland
by Bill Onasch

APPO Leader Flavio Sosa Arrested and Jailed
Arrested Along with Ignacio García and Marcelino Coache in Mexico City; Protests Announced in Oaxaca
by Juan Trujillo

The APPO Lives
Communiqué from Somewhere in the State of Oaxaca, from the State Council of the Popular Peoples’ Assembly of Oaxaca
by the CEAPPO

Articles for the Week of November 26, 2006

Northern Lights for December 2006
by Barry Weisleder

Oaxaca: The End of Tolerance
Why Is This Repression Carried Out Against the Popular Movement? And Why Now?
by Luis Hernández Navarro

The Coup d’Etat in Mexico
As a New Regime Prepares to Seize Control December 1, Promising a New Wave of Repression, the Antidote Is Being Born from Below
by Al Giordano

Venezuelan Elections: “¡No Volverán!” [“They Shall Not Return!”] — But Masses Demand Action Against the Counterrevolution
by Alan Woods

Massacre in Oaxaca
Stop the Mexican Government’s Savage Attacks

Offensive by the Federal Preventive Police Against the People of Oaxaca
Confrontation Continues Between the Police and the APPO in Different Parts of the City
by the Popular Assembly of the Peoples of Oaxaca (APPO)

Some Tributes to Caroline Lund (1944–2006)
1. From “Green Left Weekly” (Australia) by John Percy
2. Obituary for Caroline Lund in November 2006 Issue of Socialist Action Newspaper by Michael Schreiber
3. Comments to Memorial Meeting in New York, Nov. 18, 2006, by Paul Le Blanc
4. Message to the Memorial Meeting in New York, Nov. 18, 2006, by George Saunders, co-managing editor, Labor Standard
5. Caroline Lund: Presente! by Louis Proyect

Arizona Vigilante Violence on Trial — Final Day to Highlight Pattern of Violence

Lebanon
Hezbollah and Resistance
The Viewpoint of the Lebanese Communist Party
by Marie Nassif-Debs

The APPO Grows
by Indigenous Communities

Proposals for APPO Constitutional Congress from Indian Organizations for Human Rights in Oaxaca (OIDHo)

Marcos: “We Are On the Eve of Either a Great Uprising or a Civil War”
Calderón Will Begin to Fall from the Day He Takes Office, Warns the Rebel Leader
by Hermann Bellinghausen

Mexico: Revolution Takes Another Step Forward
by Jorge Martin

Blockades Close Chiapas in Defense of Oaxaca
Thousands of Indigenous Civilians from Zapatista Communities Successfully Stop Traffic on All Major Roads and Highways in the Highlands and Jungle Regions
by Al Giordano

Challenges for Venezuela’s Revolution
An Interview with Michael Lebowitz

On the 96th Anniversary of the Mexican Revolution, Oaxaca
The Movement Has Taken on a Life that Confounds Observers; “the Federal Police Could Suffer Military Defeat”
by Nancy Davies

Articles for the Week of November 19, 2006

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, November 19, 2006
by Bill Onasch

Call to the Third National USLAW Labor Assembly Against the War
Cleveland, Ohio

Articles for the Week of November 12, 2006

Oaxaca’s APPO Forms Permanent Government, Announces Escalation of Resistance
3,000 Delegates Meet in the Midst of State Repression and Reorganize for the Struggle Ahead
by Nancy Davies

The Current Struggle of Oaxaca
by Nancy Romer

San Francisco Labor Council Resolution in Solidarity with the People of Oaxaca

Brazil
2006 Elections — a Profound Political Break
by João Machado and José Corrêa Leite

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, November 12, 2006
by Bill Onasch

Another Open Letter to George
by Cindy Sheehan

Northern Lights
by Barry Weisleder

Articles for the Week of November 5, 2006

Celia Hart’s Call for Solidarity with APPO
“Put the Full Glare of Light on Oaxaca!”

Rubber Bounces Back
Goodyear Workers Currently On Point In Fight For Middle Class Jobs
by Bill Onasch

The Battle of Ciudad Universitaria
Empowered by Victory Over the PFP, the APPO Calls for Reinforced Barricades Throughout Oaxaca; Announces a Sixth Megamarch for Sunday
by James Daria

Articles for the Week of October 29, 2006

For the Information of Our Readers:
López Obrador: We Will Continue to Speak Out Until the Powers That Be in Oaxaca Are Ousted
Speech of Andrés Manuel López Obrador at the meeting to support the people of Oaxaca, delivered at the Hemiciclo a Juárez [Juárez Monument] of this city
Mexico, Federal District
Tuesday, 31 October 2006

Mexico
Oaxaca, Solitary and in Flames
Party of Democratic Revolution Won’t Defend Oaxaca
by Adolfo Gilly

The APPO Wins an Important Battle Against the PFP
by Greg Berger

Celia Hart: Oaxaca... ¡A plena luz! (in Spanish)

Mexico
Communiqué from the National Indigenous Congress in Support of the APPO
by The National Indigenous Congress

Venezuela
In Support of the Re-Election of Chávez
Deepen the Revolution in Venezuela
from
International Viewpoint

Chronicle of the Battle of Oaxaca: Stage Three, Day One
The Majority of People on the Street Waiting to Confront the Police were Common Citizens Ready to Put Their Lives on the Line
by James Daria

A Call from the Zapatistas: Oaxaca Is Not Alone
Shut-Down of Roads, Highways and the Media on November 1; General Strike Called for November 20
by the Sixth Commission of the EZLN

Toronto Hotel Workers Score Union Breakthrough
City-wide Mobilizations Make a Difference
by Chris Schenk

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, October 29, 2006
by Bill Onasch

Federal Police Authorized to Enter Oaxaca
A Day Of Killings While Teachers Negotiate in Mexico City
by Nancy Davies

Oaxaca’s Popular Assembly Throws Down a Challenge to the Governor: General Strike on October 27, 28, and 29
Divisions in the Teachers’ Union as Members Vote to Return to Classes
by Nancy Davies

Brad Will, New York Documentary Filmmaker and Indymedia Reporter, Assassinated by Pro-Government Gunshot in Oaxaca While Reporting the Story
by Al Giordano

Articles for the Week of October 22, 2006

An Appeal for Redress from the War in Iraq

Caroline Lund (1944–2006)

Mexico Governor under Senate Fire

Nine Dead: Indigenous Teacher Assassinated in Oaxaca City
The APPO Declares Maximum Alert After Reports of PRI Members Preparing Attack
by Enrique Mendez and Octavio Velez

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, October 22, 2006
by Bill Onasch

Celia Hart’s Interview in London, June 2006
“We of the Organized Left Must Grasp the Rich Opportunity Before Us: Revolution in Latin America and the World—The Only Worthy ‘Heir’ of Fidel”

Reports from Oaxaca, Oct. 15–17
by John Gibler

Articles for the Week of October 15, 2006

Bush’s Petro-Cartel Almost Has Iraq’s Oil
by Joshua Holland

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, October 16, 2006
by Bill Onasch

Police and Government Thugs Open Fire on APPO Members
Four Wounded Outside the Department of Citizen Protection in Oaxaca City
by Enrique Mendez and Octavio Velez

Articles for the Week of October 8, 2006

Indigenous Teachers Defend “A Just Cause”
Teachers Build and Defend Thousands of Makeshift Barricades Throughout Oaxaca City
by John Gibler

APPO, The De Facto Government in Oaxaca, Moves Toward Permanence
by Nancy Davies

Civil Service Employees Association, Local 1000, AFSCME, in NY Calls for “Quickest Possible” Withdrawal from Iraq

Oaxaca Popular and Indigenous Organizations Boycott Negotiating Session in Mexico City
by Kristin Bricker

Socialist Gets 7% in Brazilian Presidential Election

Bolivian Populist Regime Goes Into Crisis
by Gerry Foley

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, October 9, 2006
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of October 1, 2006

Crisis Escalates as Marines Land in Oaxaca
Governor’s Departure Now a National Demand, as Political Figures Pledge to Travel to the State as “Human Shields” in the Event of an Attack
by Nancy Davies

Popular Assembly of the Peoples of Guerrero Created in Chilpancingo
The Primary Demand is the Dismissal of the Secretary of Education
by Notimex

In the Other Mexico City, the Ghosts of Tlatelolco 1968 March in Defense of Oaxaca and Atenco in 2006
After 38 Years, Government Repression and Media Simulation Still Fail to Silence the Voices from Below
by Simon Fitzgerald

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, October 4, 2006
by Bill Onasch

Communiqué: Encampment for Dignity and Against Repression in Oaxaca
Donate Seventy-Two Hours for Peace
by Civil Society Organizations of Oaxaca

How Important Are Expressions of International Labor Solidarity?
by Bill Onasch

Hugo Chávez Speaks on the Challenges Facing the Bolivarian Revolution Today
by Stuart Munckton

Another Choice For South Carolina—An Example For Us All
by Bill Onasch

Marcos says: “Oaxaca Is an Emergency, But It Is Also an Example to Follow”
by Al Giordano

The Fox Government Threatens to Violently Repress the Popular Movement in Oaxaca!

Convocation
First Forum for Solidarity with the Pueblo de Oaxaca

More Military Flights Over Oaxaca City
by Dan Feder

Preparations for War in Oaxaca
Military Aircraft Doing Reconnaissance Flights Over APPO Encampments
by Diego Enrique Osorno and Óscar Rodríguez
Milenio

Oaxaca Teachers Agree to Continue Protest Until Gov. Ulises Ruiz Falls
Some Claim the Current Business Strike Will Be Used as Pretext for Repression
by Hermann Bellinghausen

Oaxaca is the Football, and the PRI, PAN and PRD Are Kicking it Around
None of Them Has Figured Out a Way to Score
by Nancy Davies

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, September 27, 2006
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of September 24, 2006

Theory
The Challenge of Revolutionary Democracy in the Life and Thought of Rosa Luxemburg
by Paul Le Blanc

Leadership Tilts to the Left
NDP Demands “Troops Out Now”
by Barry Weisleder

Theory
Uneven and Combined Development and the Sweep of History: Focus on Europe
by Paul Le Blanc

For an Alternative in Brazil
Against the Bankers, Imperialism and the Corrupt!

Neither Lula, nor Alckmin! Heloísa Helena President!

from Left Front

Articles for the Week of September 17, 2006

Forum Sponsored by Socialist Action and the Jeff Mackler for U.S. Senate Campaign
U.S. Senate Candidates in California Discuss and Debate How to End War and the Attacks on Human and   Democratic Rights

Can We Save the Ford Plant? A Look at the Alternatives
Public Meeting in St. Paul, MN, September 25, 2006
(Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader)

Celia Hart on the Cuban Five
Five Political Prisoners in the United States, or “A Cloud’s Tail”

Standing Up Against Israel
by Tom Barrett

IT’S OFFICIAL!
South Carolina Election Commission Certifies Labor Party!

Mexico: 1 Million Strong Convention Elects “Legitimate Government”
by Jorge Martin

Cuba and Venezuela Advance Anti-Imperialist Foreign Policy
Venezuela Rallies International Resistance to U.S./Israeli War, by Suzanne Weiss
Venezuela and Cuba Promote Solidarity and Resistance, by Derrick O’Keefe

The Decline of Israel: An Interview with Nahla Chahal
by Chris Den Hond and Nicolas Qualander

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, September 17, 2006
by Bill Onasch

Official Website of Andrés Manuel López Obrador for President of Mexico

Alain Krivine and Algeria
by Alain Krivine

Celia Hart (in Spanish only) on Fidel’s Being Visited by His “Best Physician” (Hugo Chávez)

Comunicado of the Indigenous Revolutionary Clandestine Committee-General Command (CCRI-CG) of the Zapatista National Liberation Army (EZLN)
Sixth Commission of the EZLN
by Subcomandante insurgente Marcos

Articles for the Week of September 10, 2006

Victory for Antiwar Movement and Free Speech
Salt Lake City Rallies Against Bush, Iraq War
5,000 Turn Out on August 30
by Dayne Goodwin

Mexico at the Edge: Toward a Declaration of Dual Power
by Dan La Botz

Israel
The Limits of Might
by Michel Warschawski

Articles for the Week of September 3, 2006

MEXICO: Oaxaca on Verge of Civic Insurrection
by Peter Gellert

Labor Day 2006, St. Paul, Minnesota
by Stephen Philion

Lebanon
Against Resolution 1701, Against the Sending of NATO Troops
by Gilbert Achcar

Posted for the Information of Our Readers:
A New Revolution (Mexico)
by Roger Burbach

Oaxaca’s Popular Assembly “Expels” the State Government
Events Announced to Build a “National Movement from Below”
by Nancy Davies

Labor Day 2006 Special
Environment
by Bill Onasch

Oaxaca State Government’s Transfer to Juchitán Canceled: “The Conditions Do Not Exist”
The Teachers’ Union in this PRI-Dominated, Indigenous City Joins the Popular Mobilization
by Hermann Bellinghausen

Immigrant Rights Fighters Win Victory in Arizona

Labor Day 2006 Special
by Bill Onasch

For the Information of Our Readers
Mexico: What Attitude Should APPO Take Towards the National Democratic Convention?
by Militante

Oaxaca’s Social Movement Develops Radical Vision for a National Government of the People
by Nancy Davies

Mexico: Marxist Tendency “Militante” under Attack — Urgent Appeal for Action
by In Defence of Marxism

Iraqi Attitudes: Survey Documents Big Changes

Basra Oil Workers Strike Could Resume Sunday
by Kathlyn Stone — World News Trust

Support the Strike of Basra Oil Workers

Declaration of Peace e-News: August 31, 2006
from U.S. Labor Against the War

New Articles for the Week of August 27, 2006

A Series of Articles on Mexico

  1. The Battle of Oaxaca in the Context of Mexico’s Post-Electoral Crisis
    by Nancy Davies

  2. Operation “Clean-Up” in Oaxaca

  3. Mexican Revolutionary Socialists Denounce Electoral Fraud
    by the Socialist Unity League

  4. Repression and Electoral Fraud—Showdown in Mexico

  5. Background on the Zapatistas’ “Other Campaign”
    LA OTRA CAMPAÑA
    by Roger Stoll

  6. From Teachers’ Strike Towards Dual Power
    The Revolutionary Surge in Oaxaca
    by George Salzman

From Monthly Review MR Zine
Interview with Paul Le Blanc
by Michael D. Yates

Articles for the Week of August 20, 2006

Reports on New Events in Migrant Workers’ Fight:
Immigrant Rights Conference Calls for Moratorium on Deportations, Sets Dates for September Protests
Elvira Arellano Defies Deportation Order, Movement Rallies to Her Defense

Without You?…Not Yet, Fidel!
“Intimate Canto No. 12” by Celia Hart

Heloisa Helena, a Socialist Woman for the Brazilian Presidential Elections
by Michael Löwy

The Social Economy and the Bolivarian Revolution
Going Beyond Survival: Making the Social Economy a Real Alternative
by Michael A. Lebowitz

Socialism for the 21st Century: A Trade Unionist View
by Jean-Pierre Daubois

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, August 20, 2006
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of August 13, 2006

Lebanon
The 33-Day War and UNSC Resolution 1701
by Gilbert Achcar

Why Socialists Must Campaign for Troops Out Now
An Appeal to the Young Socialists of Britain on the Iraq War
by Katan Alder and James Haywood

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, August 15, 2006
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of August 6, 2006

The Sinking Ship of U.S. Imperial Designs
by Gilbert Achcar

Letter to Northwest Flight Attendants
by Peter Rachleff

Chavez: “The Future Is Yours, Go and Construct It”
by Coral Wynter & Jim McIlroy

Cuba Condemns Israel’s Aggression
Statement From The Ministry Of Foreign Affairs

“The United States and Israel Are Consummating Their Project of the Murder of a Nation”
by Noam Chomsky

Articles for the Week of July 30, 2006

The Middle East in Flames
Interview with Gilbert Achcar
by Andrew Kennedy

Sin Ti…Todavía No, Fidel
by Celia Hart (in Spanish)

The Future of Israel Is at Stake
by Michel Warschawski

Israel’s New Lebanon War
Statement by Socialist Resistance (England and Wales)
by Piers Mostyn

Palestinian Workers’ Organizations Urgent Appeal
Take Immediate Action to Save Lives and Protect Human Dignity in Palestine and Lebanon

Demons & Monsters
by Mike Alewitz

Irish Services, Industrial, Professional, and Technical Union Calls for Sanctions Against Israel

5 Factories — Documenting the Struggle for Workers’ Emancipation in Venezuela
by Jorge Martin

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, July 30, 2006
by Bill Onasch

Review of “An Inconvenient Truth: A Global Warning”
by Christine Frank / July 2006 issue of Socialist Action newspaper

Zionism and Imperialism as Terrorist Regimes
The Meaning of the Second Lebanese War
by Daniel Gaido

Articles for the Week of July 23, 2006

Statement on Lebanon and the Current Middle Eastern Conflict
From the Socialist Action National Office

Statement by Workers in the Public Cultural Sphere in Lebanon

Israel’s Invasion of Lebanon: War Crimes and “Collective Punishment”
by Gerry Foley, International Editor, Socialist Action Newspaper

10 Buildings for Every Rocket
from AlJazeera.net

Cindy Sheehan Calls for a Stop to Israel’s “Over Action” in Lebanon and Palestine

Changing the Rules of the Game? Let it Be!
A Statement by the Revolutionary Communist Group — Lebanon

Israel Is Holding a Whole Population Hostage
by Gilbert Achcar

Where We Stand on This Latest War
by Bill Onasch

Israel Out of Lebanon and Gaza!
End U.S. Aid to the Colonial-Settler State of Israel
by George Saunders

Articles for the Week of July 16, 2006

Cuban People Demonstrate Power of Internationalism
by Sabrina Johnson

Israel’s Dual Onslaught on Lebanon And Palestine
by Gilbert Achcar

From the Guardian
A Protracted Colonial War
With U.S. Support, Israel Is Hoping to Isolate and Topple Syria by Holding Sway over Lebanon
by Tariq Ali

Lebanon…What I Pity
by Samah Idriss, editor-in-chief, Al-Adab magazine (Beirut)

Mexican Workers Want a Recount
by David Bacon

Labor Party Reaches Signature Goal in South Carolina!
Submits 16,500 Signatures to Petition for Ballot Access!

1.5 Million March in Mexico Against Electoral Fraud

Marcos speaks in Atenco July 11

Cindy Sheehan on Hugo Chávez and George Bush

Articles for the Week of July 9, 2006

Northern Lights
August 2006
by Barry Weisleder

Death by Video: Mexico’s Election Fraud Is Coming Undone
by Al Giordano

Poland
50 Years Since the Poznan Uprising
by Zbigniew Marcin Kowalewski

Italy
Chomsky, Tariq Ali Criticise Rifondazione on Afghanistan, Back Antiwar MPs

Evo Morales:
“The US Is Conspiring Against Bolivia and Venezuela”

The UAW Convention
Part Three—Toward a Long Term Strategy for All Fronts
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of July 2, 2006

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, July 2, 2006
by Bill Onasch

An Appeal to Libertarian Forces in the World
Support the Oil Workers Strike for a Secure, Prosperous and Free Iraq

Articles for the Week of June 25, 2006

The UAW Convention
Part Two—Bureaucrats and Dissidents
by Bill Onasch

Northern Lights, July 2006
by Barry Weisleder

Latin America
Resistance and Revolution
by Phil Hearse

“We are following in the path of Comandante Guevara” Proclaims President Evo Morales in La Higuera
by Maria Julia Mayoral and Jorge Luis Gonzalez (photos)—Granma daily special correspondents

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, June 25, 2006
by Bill Onasch

Hoffa Challenger Criticizes AFL-CIO Split
by Steve Early

Articles for the Week of June 18, 2006

Agreement for the Application of the Bolivarian Alternative for the Peoples of Our America and the Peoples’ Trade Agreements

Canadian Union Takes Important Step Against Israeli Apartheid
by Adam Hanieh

A Response to Comrades Riddell and Weisleder
Which Road for the Bolivian Revolution?
by Gerry Foley and Jeff Mackler

Evo Morales:
Bolivia’s Democratic and Cultural Revolution — Not One Step Backwards!

Fighting Neoliberal University Reform
Huge Student Movement in Greece
by Panagiotis Sifogiorgakis

Mexico
Mega March Replies to Police Violence

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, June 18, 2006
by Bill Onasch

The UAW Convention
Part One—Selective Memory and a Cold Forge
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of June 11, 2006

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, June 11, 2006
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of June 4, 2006

Immigrants, Advocates Take Sides on Senate Guest-Worker Bill
by James Frickey

Cindy Sheehan: “From My Lai to Haditha—The Abominations of War”

Slaughter at Haditha—The White House and Top Brass Are War Criminals
Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, June 5, 2006
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of May 28, 2006

“Most Iraqis Don’t Support The U.S. Presence, Talley And Other Marines Said”
Unarmed Civilians Often Butchered “Accidentally”
by Rick Rogers

World Solidarity Needed for Bolivian People, Government
by Barry Weisleder and John Riddell

Northern Lights, June 2006
by Barry Weisleder

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, May 28, 2006
by Bill Onasch

No Immigration Bill Is Better
by David Bacon

Articles for the Week of May 21, 2006

Letter to the Editors of Labor Standard

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, May 21, 2006
by Bill Onasch

Good Neighbor Senator Sessions Walls Out Mexico…and Robert Frost
by James Ryan

Articles for the Week of May 14, 2006

Walkout by Immigrant Workers Rocks the Nation on May Day
by Andrew Pollack

Speech to 2006 Toronto Socialist Action May Day Celebration
by Barry Weisleder, co-editor, Socialist Action newspaper

A Labor Standard Exclusive:
Conference and Discussion on Rosa Luxemburg at Wuhan University, People’s Republic of China
by Paul Le Blanc

Britain
Latin America: a Continent in Revolt

Fidel and Trotsky
by Celia Hart

The Border War Comes Home
Our Lives Are on the Line
by Juan Santos

Hugo Chávez in Historic Visit to London

The May 15 Mobilizations in Colombia
by Justin Podur

Revolution in the Camden air as Chávez — with amigo Ken — gets a hero’s welcome
by Duncan Campbell and Jonathan Steele

Not a difficult choice at all
Chávez and Venezuela deserve the support of all who believe in social justice and democracy
by Ken Livingstone

Britain's left-wing “aristocracy” greet their hero Chávez
by Kim Sengupta

Chávez is a threat because he offers the alternative of a decent society
by John Pilger

Colombia is on the move — May 15, May 28

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, May 14, 2006
by Bill Onasch

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, May 10, 2006
by Bill Onasch

Bolivia:
The Story Behind Gas Nationalisation
by Franz Chávez

Articles for the Week of May 7, 2006

Vienna, May 12: Hugo Chávez addresses mass rally organised by Hands off Venezuela!

Interview with Subcomandante Marcos: “The conflicts already exist. The Other Campaign makes them visible.”
Delegate Zero Says That Change Must Come, but That, with the Other Campaign, it Will Be Non-Violent
by Hermann Bellinghausen

U.S. Workers Welcome Iraq Freedom Congress Delegation With Warmth and Sympathy

From Public Employee Press
Forum Speakers: War Is a Union Issue

The Global Fight for Immigrant Rights in a Neo-Liberal Economy
by Ricardo Alarcón

Police Brutality in Mexico
by John Gibler

People Respond with Solidarity to Violence in Atenco
by Amber Howard

Marcos Reappears in Atenco and Challenges Commercial Media to “Tell the Truth”
by Al Giordano

Latin America’s Time is Now!
by Nidia Díaz

Mexican Consulate Protest in Houston in Support of the Zapatista Other Campaign

Atenco: A Violent Attack Against The Other Campaign Adherents
The People’s Front in Defense of the Land made up part of the security team for Delegate Zero on May 1st
by Quetzal Belmont

Zapatistas Call Red Alert, Suspend Other Campaign

Other Campaign Suspended: Red Alert in the Zapatista Good Government Councils of Chiapas
by Juan Trujillo

Zapatista Red Alert: The Other Mexico on the Verge of an Explosion from Below
The Story Behind the Zapatista Red Alert as the Other Campaign Arrives at Zero Hour
by Bertha Rodríguez Santos and Al Giordano

Evo Morales’s Historic May Day
Bolivia’s Nationalization of Gas!
by Jeffery R. Webber

Bolivia Defends Gas Industry Takeover

Articles for the Week of April 30, 2006

Hundreds of Thousands in New York City March Against the War
Largest Labor Antiwar Contingent Ever Demands Immediate Return of All Troops

First of May…The International Workers’ Day
by Falah Alwan, Federation of workers councils and Unions in Iraq, President

“The Power to Stop the System”
by Nativo Lopez

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, April 30, 2006
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of April 23, 2006

Tucson May 1st Coalition Joins International “Day Without Immigrants”

In Nezahualcoyotl, Marcos Announces that May 1 Labor March “Will Meet In Front of the U.S. Embassy” in Mexico City
by Al Giordano

Nativo López on May 1: “You Get What You’re Ready to Fight For”
by Sarah Knopp

The Real May Day
by Dick Meister


Mexican Police Kill Two Workers, Injure Dozens at Steel Plant; Conflict between Mine Workers Union and Goverment Spreads
by Dan La Botz

Ten Thousand South Carolinians Say Yes to the Labor Party

Mexico: Police Attack Striking Steel Workers, Kill Three
by Jorge Martin

Revolutionary Situation in Nepal


Nepal: The End of the Line for the King
by Pablo Sanchez

Nepal and Venezuela:
For Popular Democracy, against Ceremonial Democracy
by Pratyush Chandra

Constituent Assembly Now!
by Prachanda

Baburam Bhattarai’s “Letter to the Editor” of the Kantipur Newspaper (Tuesday, April 25, 2006)

A Saga of Compromise and Struggle
Media Red-Baiting About the Revolution in Nepal
by Pratyush Chandra

In Solidarity with the Democratic Uprising in Nepal

This Is No Rah-Rah Revolt
Nepalese Have Lost Their Fear of Repression and Are Making a Genuine, Old-Fashioned Revolution
by Tariq Ali


From the Communications Workers of America
New York Peace Rally Drawing Broad Labor Support

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, April 23, 2006
by Bill Onasch

International Manifesto of Undocumented Immigrants

Celia Hart on 45th Anniversary of Defeat of U.S. Invasion at Playa Girón, Bay of Pigs (in Spanish)

Fair and Just Immigration Reform for All
Statement of the National Network for Immigrant and Refugee Rights

An Interview with Immigrant Rights Organizer Martín Unzueta: “We Are Going to Keep Marching”
by Lee Sustar

Fidel ordered Chávez’s “Rescue”
Fidel Castro interviewed by Ignacio Ramonet

Government Assault Kills Three Striking Mexican Mine Workers
by Mike Hall

Iraq Veterans Against the War Applauds the Strength and Courage of Undocumented Immigrants!

Immigration Crackdown: 1,200 Undocumented Workers Detained Across U.S.
from Democracy Now!

Articles for the Week of April 16, 2006

We Post This Article for the Information of Our Readers—
Unjust Features of the “Compromise” Bill from the Senate Judiciary Committee

Millions Fill the Streets to Defend Immigrant Rights
by Andrew Pollack

Articles for the Week of April 9, 2006

Massachusetts Health Reform Bill:
A False Promise of Universal Coverage
by Steffie Woolhandler and David Himmelstein

Bolivia
The Challenge for Morales
by Herve do Alto

A Note on Immigration and the U.S. Workers
by Julio Huato

From the Other Morelos, in the Other Campaign, “¡Zapata Vive!”
The True Homage to Revolutionary Hero General Emiliano Zapata Salazar Is in the Streets
by Karla Garza

Immigrant Rights Rallies Sweep Nation
by Mark Gruenberg

Three Fronts on Worker Rights
by Bill Onasch

Mass Movements March on in America and France

Showdown In Cuernavaca: The Zapatista Other Campaign Occupies a Construction Site
by Al Giordano

From Democracy Now!
Over Two Million Demonstrate for Immigrant Rights in More Than 100 U.S. Cities

France
Victory: Withdrawal of the CPE
by CGT (General Confederation of Labor)

France
Chirac and the Government Eat Their Words!
Communiqué from the LCR (Ligue Communiste Révolutionnaire, French Section of the Fourth International)

France
The White Flag Goes Up
by Murray Smith

Immokalee Workers Swell Crowd in Ft. Myers to 75,000

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, April 9, 2006
by Bill Onasch

France
A Government on the Ropes
by Murray Smith

Unionists Lead Mass Protests for Immigrant Rights; AFL-CIO Hits “Appalling” Compromise
by Mark Gruenberg

Congress Must Face Reality: Immigrants Want Equality
by David Bacon

March for “Immigration with Dignity” Sunday in St. Paul

Pennsylvania AFL-CIO Resolution on
supporting our troops by bringing them home
Submitted by SEIU district 1199p

Articles for the Week of April 2, 2006

Something New for May Day 2006
“First American National Strike” for Immigrant Workers Rights

Declaration of the Unions of College Students, High School Students, and Workers
UNEF, CÉ, UNL, FIDL, CFDT, CFE CGC, CFTC, CGT, FO, FSU, Solidaires, UNSA

A Sea of People as Far as the Eye Could See: Blacks and Immigrants Call for Unity!
by Nunu Kidane

Appeal of French Student National Coordinating Body, Meeting in Lille, April 2, 2006

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, April 3, 2006
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of March 26, 2006

UAW Helps Accelerate Attrition At GM—May Be Forced To Fight Delphi
by Bill Onasch

A Selection of Media Coverage on the March 2006 Delegation’s Visit to Cuba

1,000,000 Immigrants March for Human Rights
Los Angeles, California. Saturday March 25, 2006.
by Walter Lippmann

Millions More in Los Angeles
by Duane Muhammad

Expand the Mobilization on 4 April, A New Day of Mobilization
Declaration of the Unions of College Students, High School Students, and Workers

28 March, Historic Mobilization against the CPE
by CGT (General Confederation of Labor)

“Immigrants Are Not Criminals” 150,000 Rally in Denver

From The Final Call
Minister Farrakhan Leads Delegation on Successful and Much Anticipated Cuba Visit

From The Final Call
Un Pueblo Unido!
Latinos Fight for Rights, Services Beyond Borders
by Alfred Muhammad, Charlene Muhammad, and Duane Muhammad

March 28th 2006: French Workers and Youth Mobilize on a Scale Never Seen Since 1968
by Greg Oxley

France
The Question of a Link Between Workers and Students Is Immediate
by Daniel Bensaïd


Latino Milwaukee
by Christopher Fons

For the Information of Our Readers, We Post These Photos and This News Report
Massive Student Walkout Spreads Across Southern California

Steelworkers Demand Justice for Mexican Union Leader
by Michael Kuchta, St. Paul Union Advocate editor

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, March 28, 2006
by Bill Onasch

California Federation of Teachers
Resolution on U.S. Policy in Iraq

Articles for the Week of March 19, 2006

Iraqi Workers’ Letter of Solidarity To the Workers and Students of France

Luis Primo of the UNT Speaks to Portland Trade Unionists
by U.S. Hands Off Venezuela

Mass Protests and Strikes in France: the Dawning of a New Era
by Greg Oxley

Only Star Remaining for WBC Finals Is on the Cuban Flag
by Peter C. Bjarkman for Prensa Latina

Luis Primo (Venezuelan UNT) at Portland Anti-War Demonstration
by Hands Off Venezuela

France
Anti-Labour Law Movement Enters Key Stage
by Murray Smith

Iraq
Hundreds of Thousands March Against the War
from International Viewpoint

An Interview with Yan Yuanzhang
by Stephen Philion

Cyril Ferez: “The Man Who Sat Down”
by Franca Maï

French Unions Call National Strike March 28 in Defense of Younger Workers, Demand Withdrawal of Law Allowing Bosses to Fire Young Workers “At Will”
by George Saunders

“We’ll All Be Criminals” if Immigration Proposal Passes, Group Says
From Workday Minnesota

Bolivarian Revolution Present at the Antiwar Demonstration in London
by Hands Off Venezuela

Pakistan
Brick Kiln Worker Revolt Against Slave Labour
by Farooq Tariq

France
Massive Turnout Against Labour Law

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, March 20, 2006
by Bill Onasch

Third Anniversary
by Cindy Sheehan

More than 1.5 Million Demonstrators:
Monsieur Prime Minister, Revoke Your CPE!
by UNEF (National Union of Students of France)

Socialism 2006 — Workers Against the Empire
a Socialist Action educational conference
April 28–30, 2006 in Toronto

Articles for the Week of March 12, 2006

Review of the Film “Sir! No Sir!”—A Documentary on the GI Antiwar Movement During Vietnam
by Louis Proyect

From Socialist Action
Black People Pushed Out of New Orleans
by Andrew Pollack

From Socialist Action
The Rocky Mountain Socialist Conference
by Adam Koritz & Alejandro Giron

An Anniversary We Can’t Forget
by Bill Onasch

Military Radicalism in Venezuela: How Relevant for Other Developing Countries?
by Walden Bello

Interview with Orlando Chirino, National Coordinator of the UNT in Venezuela
by Hands Off Venezuela

The Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine Condemns the Arrest of Its General Secretary and Calls on All to Shoulder Their Responsibilities
by The Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine

Mass Protests by Mexican Workers for Union Independence and Job Safety
by George Saunders

France:
Student Movement Puts Government on the Defensive
by Murray Smith

Two Updates on Bolivia:

What the U.S. Rulers Have to Worry About in Bolivia
by Gerry Foley

From Neoliberalism to a Homeland for All
from Green Left Weekly

Two Reports on the Antiwar Movement:

New California Antiwar Coalition
by Mark Ostapiak

Connecticut Organizing for March 18 Protests
by Chris Gauvreau

Chicago Mass March of Half a Million Defends Immigrant Workers’ Rights
by George Saunders

This Talk to Be Presented at Wuhan University in China, March 20–22, 2006
The Challenge of Revolutionary Democracy in the Life and Thought of Rosa Luxemburg
by Paul Le Blanc

From Socialist Voice
Socialists Must Oppose Anti-Muslim Bigotry
Where The Militant Goes Wrong on Cartoon Protests
by Sandra Browne and Robert Johnson

Half of U.S. Troops in Iraq Say It’s Time to Come Home
by IPS, from
The Final Call

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, March 12, 2006
by Bill Onasch

French Students Take Sorbonne

Articles for the Week of March 5, 2006

There are Criminals, and Then There Are CRIMINALS
by Cindy Sheehan

Bolivia Remains Powder Keg Following the Election of Morales
by Gerry Foley

Speaking Truth to Marable
In Defense of Malcolm X and George Breitman
by Joe Auciello

In Bolivia
“Either a Socialist Revolution or a Caricature of a Revolution”
by Celia Hart

New York Cops, on Orders from “Higher-Up,” Brutalize Cindy Sheehan and Iraqi Women Protesters at UN
This Escalation of Repression Must Be Met With a Massive Outcry
Defend the Right of Free Speech, Freedom of Assembly, Freedom to Peacefully Petition!

Cars and Care: GM’s Jobs Bank
by Andrew Pollack

Bolivia
A Revolutionary Process That Is Different
by Hugo Blanco

Pakistan
LPP Demonstrators Greet Bush
by Farooq Tariq

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, March 5, 2006
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of February 26, 2006

Northern Lights
by Barry Weisleder

Bush in India: Just Not Welcome
by Arundhati Roy

Angus Reid Global Scan: Polls and Research
Many Americans Urge for Immediate Iraq Withdrawal

World Social Forum
“A Breath of Red Air”
by Sebastien Ville

Showdown Week at Northwest Airlines?
by Michael Kuchta

Steelworker Reports on World Social Forum Monday
from Workday Minnesota

Transit Workers Reject Raw Deal
by Marty Goodman
from Socialist Action

Trenton Antiwar Teach-In—“A Good First Step”
by John Leslie

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, February 26, 2006
by Bill Onasch

Cuba Seeks Revolutionary Renewal
Celebrating “Wonderful, Triumphant Year”
by John Riddell

New International Viewpoint Pamphlet
Latin America — a Continent Turns Left

Bolivia
“A Government of the Poor, for the Poor”
Interview with Juan Ramón Quintana

Bolivia
The Morales Government
by Herve do Alto

Great Interest in Trotsky at Havana Book Fair

Workers Strike at Basra Oil Transportation Company

Articles for the Week of February 19, 2006

United Federation of Teachers
War in Iraq Resolution

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, February 19, 2006
by Bill Onasch

Mass Demonstrations in Haiti Impose People’s Will
Officials Forced to Acknowledge Majority Vote
René
Préval
Declared Winner of the Presidency
by Rob Lyon

Articles for the Week of February 12, 2006

Thousands March for Immigrant Rights
by Michael Kuchta, St. Paul, Minnesota, Union Advocate editor

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, February 12, 2006
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of February 6, 2006

The Strike at Northwest Airlines: Where Is Labor Going?
by Peter Rachleff

Brazilian Workers Party Crisis
Concerning a Polemic
by Jan Malewski

Venezuela: Historic Demonstration in Caracas Commemorating the 7th Anniversary of the Bolivarian Revolution
by CMR in Caracas

Numbers
A Message from Cindy Sheehan

Islamic World Up in Arms — Sowing the Wind and Reaping the Whirlwind
by Maarten Vanheuverswyn

Unionists Closely Watch Morales
by Econoticias Bolivia

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, February 6, 2006
by Bill Onasch

Danish Cartoons Controversy
British Media Campaign’s Response
from International Viewpoint

Articles for the Week of January 29, 2006

Pierre Broué Memorial Meeting in Grenoble
from In Defence of Marxism

Here’s What Really Happened
Getting Busted at the State of the Union
by Cindy Sheehan

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, January 29, 2006
by Bill Onasch

No Blood for Coal
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of January 22, 2006

Message from the World Social Forum in Caracas, Venezuela
A New World Is Possible
by Cindy Sheehan

Calif. Teachers Union: Support April 29 National Mobilization to Bring Troops Home Now!

Books about Yesterday’s Activism for Activists of Tomorrow
by Paul Le Blanc

Revolución Socialista o Caricatura…en Bolivia
by Celia Hart (in Spanish)

Bolivia
“The Nationalization of Hydrocarbons Will Be Our First Task”
IV Interview with Evo Morales
by Herve do Alto

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, January 22, 2006
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of January 15, 2006

Castro’s Prophecy Fulfilled as Bolivia Joins Latin America’s “Axis of Good”
Revolution in the Andes
by Richard Gott

The Labor Movement and the Fight for Single-Payer: a Response to Robert Fitch
by Jerry Gordon

Contract Bulletin #7
Reasons to Vote “No” on This Contract
by Marty Goodman, TWU Local 100 Executive Board Member

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, January 15, 2006
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of January 8, 2006

From International Viewpoint:
Transit Union Shuts Down New York
by Steve Downs

Bolivia: A View from India
Fire in the Plains, Fire in the Mountains
by Aijaz Ahmad

Evo Morales, Communitarian Socialism, and the Regional Power Block
by Heinz Dieterich

What I Learned from the NYC Transit Strike
by Jon Flanders

The Man (and the System) Behind the Mining Murders
by Andrew Pollack

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, January 8, 2006
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of January 1, 2006

Transit Worker Heroes Stand Up for All Workers, Stave Off Pension Giveback
But Toussaint Caves In, Gives Up on Healthcare Premiums
by Andrew Pollack and Marty Goodman

The Ongoing Battle for Democratic Rights
Stop the Spying on U.S. Citizens by Bush and NSA
by Joe Auciello

Katrina: the War at Home and the War Abroad

Joaquín Bustelo on Argentina and the Open (Democrat-Imperialist) Society Institute

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, January 1, 2006
by Bill Onasch

“Operation July 26” — Cuban Leaders Campaign Against Bureaucratism in Government and Party
Cuba fights corruption; “Revolution in danger,” says Fidel
by W.T. Whitney Jr.

Evo Morales — What Does It Mean?
by Stan Goff

New Bolivian Leader Visits Cuba

Evo Morales’s Visit to Cuba, December 30–31, 2005
by Joaquín Bustelo

Articles for the Week of December 25, 2005

Cuban Leaders Hail Bolivian Election Victory
“With Your Victory a New History Is Born”

Morales Wins Massive Vote in Bolivian Elections — Which Way Will He Go Now?
by Jorge Martin


From International Viewpoint — Seven Items on Bolivia:

Unity and Perspectives of Bolivian Left
by Remberto Arias

What Will the Victory of Morales Mean?
The MAS at the Threshold of Power
by Herve do Alto

Historic Victory of the MAS and Morales
by Herve do Alto

Interview with Álvaro García Linera, newly elected Bolivian vice-president
“The MAS is of the Centre-Left”
by Pablo Stefanoni

“I am the bad conscience of Evo Morales”
Interview with Felipe Quispe
by Herve do Alto


“If Evo doesn’t nationalize the gas, he will fall like Lozada”
Interview with Jaime Solares, leader of the COB. Interview by Herve do Alto

Electoral polarization and crisis of the state
by Pablo Stefanoni


Whoever Wins, El Alto Will Fight
by Federico Fuentes

Trotsky on 1905 and Permanent Revolution
“Three Conceptions of the Russian Revolution”
by Leon Trotsky
Translated by George Saunders

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, December 26, 2005
by Bill Onasch

Labor Party Prepares to Enter Electoral Arena
Party Seeks Breakthrough in the Heart of the South
by Bill Onasch

A Party of a Different Kind
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of December 18, 2005

Troy, New York, Labor Council Issues Call:
For a General Strike to Support NYC Transit Workers

New York Transit Strike: Report on Day 2

The 2005 New York City Transit Strike
Report on the First Day, and Other Thoughts
by Naomi Allen

Hassan Juma’a Awad in the News Again
Iraqi Oil Union Leader Speaks in Manchester, England

Socialist Action (Canadian State) Statement on the Federal Election
Elect an NDP Government! Fight for a Workers’ Agenda!

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, December 18, 2005
by Bill Onasch

Bolivian Elections — What Position Should the Marxists Take?
by Jorge Martin

Articles for the Week of December 11, 2005

The Myth of the Spat-Upon Veteran
by Michael Livingston

Union Leader Not Guilty—Judge Throws Out False Charges Against Phyllis Walker
by Brad Sigal

Arbitrary Justice
by Bianca Jagger

Articles for the Week of December 4, 2005

Tributes to John Lennon on December 8, 2005
25 Years after His Assassination
by George Shriver

Montreal Climate Change Conference: Bush Feels the Heat
by Michael G. Livingston

Tariq Ali: My Compatriots Have Learned a New Word for Love: CUBA
by Pedro de la Hoz

Labor Party in Drive to Get on the Ballot in South Carolina
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Articles for the Week of November 27, 2005

Beautiful France…It’s Never Too Late
by Celia Hart

Tariq Ali on Cuba, Venezuela, Bolivia

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, November 27, 2005
by Bill Onasch

Soldier, Come Home:
Police State Thugs Attacked Your Mom for Defending the Liberties of Americans

My Open Letter to George
…A Message from Cindy Sheehan

Articles for the Week of November 20, 2005

Iraq and the Labor Movement
The Remarkable Story of USLAW
by Michael Zweig

From ZNet
On John Murtha’s Position
by Gilbert Achcar and Stephen R. Shalom

Brazil
P-SOL Is a Historical Necessity
Interview with Heloisa Helena

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, November 20, 2005
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of November 13, 2005

France:
State of Emergency: the Choice of Repression
LCR Press Statement
Ligue Communiste Révolutionnaire

France
Curfew Cannot Stop Revolt

France
No to the State of Emergency — Defy the Curfew

France
Stand Against Privatization

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, November 13, 2005
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of November 6, 2005

From Counterpunch
Ron Jacobs Exposes Democrats’ Duplicity Behind McGovern's Phony “Withdrawal” Resolution

Pwogwessive Democrats of America
by Lou Proyect (reposted by Stan Goff)

Nov. 11 issue of “GI Special”: A Good Antidote to the “Phased Withdrawal” Democrats
Never Mind the “Alternative Exit Strategies”—Bring ’Em All Home Now!

Marxism and the Venezuelan Revolution: A Book Review
Alan Woods. The Venezuelan Revolution: A Marxist Perspective.
London: Wellred Books 2005.
Reviewed by John Riddell

Veterans’ Day Message
by Bill Onasch

Two Commentaries from the Fourth International on the Revolt of Arab and African Youth in France
No to the State of Emergency — Defy the Curfew!

Capitalism in Hot Water
by Michael G. Livingston

Gay Marriage Controversy Continues: A Tale of Two States
by Joe Auciello

Myth of Benevolent Roosevelt Democrats:
The Real Deal on the “New Deal”
by Andrew Pollack

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, November 6, 2005
by Bill Onasch

Mass Anti-Bush Protests in Argentina Reflect Deepening Radicalism in All of Latin America
by George Saunders

Articles for the Week of October 30, 2005

Students Gather at University of Minnesota to Protest War

“Welcome”…Trotsky
by Celia Hart

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, October 30, 2005
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of October 23, 2005

From November Issue of Socialist Action
British Columbia Labour and Teacher Brass Abandon Fight Against Anti-Union Regime
by Roger Annis

UAW Capitulation Leaves All Of Us Vulnerable In Class War
As Last Heavy Battalions Stand Down It’s Time to Regroup the Partisans
by Bill Onasch

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, October 23, 2005
by Bill Onasch

Northern Lights — November 2005
News and Views from SA Canada
by Barry Weisleder

Articles for the Week of October 16, 2005

Four Reports on the Brazilian Workers Party

Crisis and Rebirth of the Left
by François Sabado

The Collapse of the PT and Rebuilding the Brazilian Left
by Felix Sanchez, Fernando Kinas, and José Correa Leite

Left Candidate Narrowly Misses Presidency of PT

Hundreds Leave Workers Party to Join P-SOL


General Strike in British Columbia
50,000 March on Legislature to Support Striking Teachers
 
by Mike Palecek

Labor Federations Make Progress on Cooperation Agreement
from
Workday Minnesota

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, October 16, 2005
by Bill Onasch

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, October 5, 2005
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of October 9, 2005

Northern Lights
News and Views from SA Canada
by Barry Weisleder

Articles for the Week of October 2, 2005

From Monthly Review
This Time the Movement Won’t Leave the Streets
by Jon Flanders

War-Hawk Republicans and Anti-War Democrats: What’s the Difference?
A Message from Cindy Sheehan

Articles for the Week of September 25, 2005

Brazilian Left
Hundreds Leave Workers Party to Join P-SOL

Three Reports on the Labor Movement in Venezuela

The Party of Revolution and Socialism
Interview with Stalin Perez Borges

Venezuelan Trade Union Leaders Discuss Way Forward for the Revolution
by Jorge Martin

UNT Leader Orlando Chirino Speaks to Journalists at NUJ Headquarters in London
by Maarten Vanheuverswyn

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, September 27, 2005
by Bill Onasch

Cindy Sheehan Answers Karl Rove
Antiwar Movement “Nonexistent”?

Articles for the Week of September 18, 2005

Speakers’ Club Focuses on Hurricane’s Aftermath
from Workday Minnesota

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, September 18, 2005
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of September 11, 2005

Back Inside New Orleans
by Jordan Flaherty

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, September 11, 2005
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of September 4, 2005

Some Recollections of Disasters Past
by Bill Onasch

Let the People Rebuild New Orleans
by Naomi Klein

Pierre Broué 1926–2005
by Murray Smith

Letter from Cindy Sheehan

The Devastation of New Orleans and the Gulf Coast— Product of Capitalist Greed
Joint Statement on the Hurricane Katrina Disaster
by Socialist Action and Labor Standard (Sept. 5)

At Northwest, Both Labor Federations Are Failing Test of Strike Solidarity
by Steve Early

New Orleans—Urban Catastrophe
by Robert Caldwell, Jr.

AFL-CIO Sets Up Relief Operation in Gulf States
by Mark Gruenberg

RNs from National Nurses Organizing Committee Arrive Wednesday in Lake Charles, LA and Houston, TX

CWA Members on the Job in Storm’s Aftermath

From Democracy Now!
Three Displaced New Orleans Residents Discuss Race and Hurricane Katrina

Gallup: Americans to Bush—Withdraw Troops from Iraq

In Labor Day Address, Keillor Reflects on Katrina’s Devastation
by Barb Kucera

 

SOS Call for Ireland’s Deep Coral
by Jonathan Amos, BBC News Science Reporter

NWA Strikers to Rally Thursday at FAA Office

The Two Americas
by Marjorie Cohn

This is Criminal
Report from New Orleans
by Malik Rahim

What Cuba Has Offered the People of the Gulf Coast
by Fidel Castro

Kanye West Is My Hero
by Justin Felux

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, September 4, 2005
by Bill Onasch

Massive Relief Now to New Orleans!
Joint Statement on the Hurricane Katrina Disaster
by Socialist Action and Labor Standard (Sept. 1)

Labor Day 2005—A Sober Celebration of Our Holiday
Under the Pall of Katrina
by Bill Onasch

Don’t You Know Me? I’m Your Native Son
Notes from Inside New Orleans
by Jordan Flaherty

Minnesota Change to Win Supports Northwest Airline Strikers

Articles for the Week of August 28, 2005

Solidarity Must Be Unconditional
by Bill Onasch

Bring Them Home Now Tour
From U.S. Labor Against the War

Supporters Rally for Northwest Airlines Workers
by Barb Kucera, from Workday Minnesota

Leaders Seek to Alleviate Racial Tensions in Strike
by Barb Kucera, from Workday Minnesota

Strike Gives Hints of Being Something Bigger
by Michael Kuchta, from Workday Minnesota

News Update from Committee in Solidarity with Striking Workers at Northwest Airlines

Detroit Northwest Air Strike Support

Toward an Organized Left in the Labor Movement
by Jon Flanders

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, August 28, 2005
by Bill Onasch

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, August 26, 2005
by Bill Onasch

Twenty Years Later, Hormel Strikers See Parallel to Today
by Barb Kucera, from Workday Minnesota

Strike Shows Northwest’s True Colors
by Michael Kuchta, from Workday Minnesota

Articles for the Week of August 21, 2005

Bush, Camp Casey, and “The Two Americas”
by George Saunders

The War at Home
by Joe Auciello

Out Now or Out Some Day
Stan Goff vs. Tom Hayden

Venezuela: Workers Control in State Industry

Immigrant Workers and the Split in the AFL-CIO
by Andrew Pollack

The Iraq War and MoveOn
by Norman Solomon
from Common Dreams News Center

Desert Planet
by Michael G. Livingston

Aircraft Mechanics Fraternal Association
Strike Information

Support Group Forms for NWA Strikers
by Barb Kucera, from Workday Minnesota

Appeal for Striking Workers at Northwest Airlines
by Peter Rachleff

Message from Labor Notes in Support of Northwest Strikers

GI Special 3C28: Sailors for Cindy

Joint Demo, Sheehan, MoveOn, Hayden
by Stan Goff

A British Response to the London Bombings:

Blair’s Ostrich Syndrome Will Endanger Lives: a British Reaction to the London Bombs
by Stella Jorgensen

The War on Terror is a War on Reason
by Stella Jorgensen

Articles for the Week of August 14, 2005

Joint Rally and March on September 24 in Washington, D.C.
Statement of United for Peace and Justice
Statement of International ANSWER

Statement of Emergency Ad Hoc Committee for a United Demonstration

Crawford Update, August 20, 2005

Crawford Vigil Is Not Over
Exclusive Interview with Cindy Sheehan After Mother's Stroke:

“I Want to Get Back As Soon As Possible”

Letter to the President from Families and Vets

From the BBC
U.S. Antiwar Movement Gains Steam

Cindy and the New Orleans Peace Train
by Greg Moses

Rural New Jersey Newspaper Covers Antiwar Vigil:
Vigil Raises Questions About War
by Bill McGovern, IV
from the New Jersey Herald, Newton, New Jersey

(requires Adobe Acrobat Reader)

Cindy Sheehan’s Message from Crawford, Aug. 18: “Vigils”

Announcement by United for Peace and Justice
Cindy Sheehan to Speak at Sept. 24 Antiwar Demonstration

Message from Cindy Sheehan, August 17
The Peaceful Occupation of Crawford—Putting Out Fires

Count on ’em to Move On
by Bill Onasch

Cindy Sheehan Message, August 16
“Misses and Miracles”

Fort Hood GIs Visit Cindy Sheehan in Crawford, Texas
Coretta Scott King and Rosa Parks Contact Cindy

Cindy Sheehan, Day Ten at “Camp Casey,” Crawford, Texas
(as reported August 15, 2005, by Amy Goodman on “Democracy Now”)

Cindy Sheehan August 13 Statement from Crawford, Texas
“The Peaceful Occupation of Crawford, Day 8, WOW!!!”

Cindy Sheehan Interview on “Democracy Now” Aug. 12
Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, August 14, 2005
by Bill Onasch
From ZNet
Rage
by Norman Solomon
From ZNet
Sheehan Bush and Dean
by Norman Solomon
From Monthly Review:
Looking Back at The Battle of Algiers
by Louis Proyect

Articles for the Week of August 7, 2005

Open Letter to Cindy Sheehan, Crawford, Texas
May You Prevail, Where Others Have Failed
by Ralph Nader
Unions at War
by David Bacon

Is It Labor Party Time?
by Dick Meister

Program to Commemorate 20th Anniversary of Hormel Strike
Three Reports on Cindy Sheehan’s Campaign:
Camping Out at Crawford, Texas, Against the Iraq War—
Demand That Bush Talk to Cindy and Get Out Now!
Cindy Sheehan Speaks Out: “Still Not Worth It” 

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, August 8, 2005
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of July 31, 2005

From Monthly Review
An Injury to One:
A Film by Travis Wilkerson
Reviewed by Peter Rachleff

From Socialist Action
The Agitprop Murals of Mike Alewitz
by Joe Auciello

From Socialist Action
Interview with Muralist Mike Alewitz
by Joe Auciello

Art, Sparks and Labor Splits
by Mike Alewitz

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, July 31, 2005
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of July 24, 2005

AFL-CIO Says “Bring the Troops Home”

Passing of Pierre Broué—International Contributing Editor of “Labor Standard”

First Take on the AFL-CIO Split
by Bill Onasch

The U.S. SWP in the 1960s — Two Reviews
by Paul Le Blanc and Chris Brooks

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, July 24, 2005
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of July 17, 2005

The Top Ten Problems with the Current “Crisis” in the Labor Movement
by Rose Ann DeMoro, California Nurses Association

Northern Lights (July 2005)
News and Views from SA Canada
by Barry Weisleder

Pro-Labor Philosopher Wins BBC Poll
Karl Marx Voted “Greatest Philosopher of All Times”
by George Saunders, co-managing editor,
Labor Standard

Iraqi Oil Workers Strike July 17—Oil Exports Shut Down
If the Iraqi government does not agree to the union’s demands, a general strike will ensue
by Ewa Jasiewicz

United for Peace and Justice’s Statement on the September 24 Demonstration:
An Important Step in the Right Direction—Where We Agree and Where We Disagree
by Alan Benjamin, Jerry Gordon, Andy Griggs, and Bill Onasch

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, July 17, 2005
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of July 10, 2005

From Socialist Voice:
Iraqi Unionists Speak Out as Failure of Occupation Deepens
by Roger Annis

Hurricane Dennis, By-Product of Global Warming
“And yet to keep on singing…”
by Celia Hart

Recent Reports and Views on Venezuela:

Chávez Announces Expropriation of Closed Factories — Venezuela Debates Socialism
by Jorge Martin

Venezuela: “We Are on the Way Towards Socialism”

Venezuela: Is Socialism Possible?
by Rob Berkvist

Review of The Venezuelan Revolution: a Marxist Perspective written by Alan Woods
by
David Raby, Institute of Latin American Studies, University of Liverpool

Venezuela’s National, Anti-Imperialist, and Developing Anticapitalist Revolution
by Stuart Munckton

Articles for the Week of July 3, 2005

From the Guardian
The Price of Occupation
by Tariq Ali

Call For A United Antiwar Movement — We Must All March Together on September 24!

SSP Statement on London Bombings

Murder in London
by Bill Onasch

What We Are Going to Do
How We Are Going to Do It
by the Zapatista Army of National Liberation
Translated by
Narco News

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, July 4, 2005
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of June 26, 2005

Canadian Labour Congress Convention:
Labour Brass Ducks Crisis
by Barry Weisleder

Hassan Awad and Faleh Umara in Los Angeles
Iraqi Oil Workers Meet with U.S. Oil Workers
by Kathleen O’Nan

Iraq Unionists Visit Milwaukee
Denounce Occupation, Urge International Solidarity
by Mike McCallister

From “Unite to Win” to “Split to Win” at AFL-CIO’s July Convention?
by David Jones

Iraqi and U.S. Trade Unionists Sign Joint Declaration

Fightback Needed Against GM Threats
Jobs, Healthcare to Be Slashed in Auto
by Andrew Pollack

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, June 26, 2005
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of June 19, 2005

Why Anti-Imperialists Should Support a Mass Movement Against the Iraq War
by Bill Onasch

From U.S. Labor Against the War
Iraqi Union Leader: “Devastation, Death, Instability—This Is the Occupation”
by Kathleen Wilkes

How Authentic Journalists Caught an International Terrorist in Mexico
by Al Giordano
Special to The
Narco News Bulletin

Articles for the Week of June 12, 2005

Bolivia Update, June 13, 2005
by Andy Pollack

Bolivia’s Mass Organizations—Trade Unions, Peasant Unions, Neighborhood Councils—Unite to Form Their Own Governing Body
El Alto Proclaimed ‘General Headquarters of the Bolivian Revolution of the 21st Century’
by George Saunders

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, June 13, 2005
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of June 5, 2005

What’s Behind the Upheaval in Bolivia?
Multinational Oil and Gas Corporations?
No, Says U.S. Gov’t—Blame Hugo Chávez

Bolivia: Workers and Peasants Reach for Power
by Jorge Martin

From U.S. Labor Against the War
Iraq Labor Tour City and Region Schedule with Local Contact Information

From International Viewpoint:
France
Left “No” Forces Must Continue the Fight
by the Ligue Communiste Révolutionnaire

Articles for the Week of May 29, 2005

From International Viewpoint:
French Referendum on the European Union Constitution
NO! from the Left
by Murray Smith

Bolivia: Revolutionary Crisis Reaches Its Peak
by Jorge Martin

Letter from Venezuela:
Anti-Imperialist Demonstration Brings Bolivarian Masses to the Streets
by Jean Duval

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, May 30, 2005
by Bill Onasch

UAW Local 160 Calls for End of Occupation, Return of Troops

Nationalization!
The First Two Days of Bolivia’s Second Gas War
by Jeffery R. Webber

Bolivia Faces a New Revolutionary Wave
by Jorge Martin

Articles for the Week of May 22, 2005

United Pension Default
Saving “Our” Airline or Saving Labor?
by Andrew Pollack

A Top Banana Split?
by Bill Onasch

From Socialist Voice:
New Uprising in Bolivia
by Federico Fuentes

From an Antiwar Activist in Scotland:
Lies, Damn Lies, and Patriotism:
Exposing the Hypocrisy of the Pro-War Movement
by Stella Jorgensen

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, May 22, 2005
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of May 15, 2005

Bolivia Erupts over Gas as Masses Demand Government for the People
Social Movements on Their Feet, a President without Direction, and a Socialist Leader out of Touch
by Jeffery R. Webber

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, May 15, 2005
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of May 8, 2005

Labor Antiwar Forum Held in Connecticut
by Renee Tanner

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, May 8, 2005
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of May 1, 2005

A Birthday Card of Appreciation to Malcolm X
by Joe Auciello

From Socialist Voice:
On the Road to a New Society
Venezuelan Workers Debate Workers Control of Industry and Government Enterprises
by Bill Burgess

Three Reports on May Day, Caracas, Venezuela

Oil Über Alles
by Michael G. Livingston

Event Honoring 1934 Teamsters Strike Wins “Best Festival” of the Twin Cities

Remembering 1905, 100 Years Later
Leon Trotsky and the First Russian Revolution
by Michael Livingston

From Socialist Worker Online:
Mike Alewitz on Kent State and Its Aftermath
The Spark That Set It Off

From the April 22 “Democracy Now” Broadcast
ExxonMobil Spends Millions Funding Global Warming Skeptics

May Day 2005
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of April 17, 2005

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, April 17, 2005
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of April 10, 2005

Shi’eh Protest Over U.S. Presence in Iraq
from al-Jazireh

Up to 300,000 Demonstrate in Baghdad
by Juan Cole

Quit Iraq: “The Largest Popular Demonstrations in Iraq Since 1958”
from Critical Montages

A Call to Resist
by Steve Williamson, Head of Seattle Labor Council

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, April 9, 2005
by Bill Onasch

The Socialist Workers Party in the Sixties and Beyond
The Party: The Socialist Workers Party, 1960–1988, a Political Memoir, Volume 1: The Sixties, by Barry Sheppard
Reviewed by Paul Le Blanc

From Socialist Voice:
Fateful Triangle
Cuba and Venezuela Face U.S. and Colombia
by James Petras

From Socialist Voice:
The Revolutionary Process in Venezuela
An Embryonic Workers and Peasants State
by Coral Wynter

Articles for the Week of March 27, 2005

Venezuela’s Bolivarian Revolution: A Debate
Why Socialists Defend the Bolivarian Revolution
by John Riddell, co-editor, Socialist Voice
Ferment in Venezuela: Chávez Praises Socialism, Denounces Capitalism
by Paul Kellogg, editor, Socialist Worker

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, March 27, 2005
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of March 20, 2005

Cuba Will Not Make Concessions or Betray Its Ideals
Statement by Felipe Pérez Roque, Cuban Minister of Foreign Affairs

A Poet Speaks Out About Colombia
Why I Refused Coca-Cola’s Money
by Martin Espada

O We of Little Faith
by Bill Onasch

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, March 20, 2005
by Bill Onasch

The Death of (Liberal) Environmentalism
by Michael G. Livingston

Articles for the Week of March 13, 2005

Report on Hassan Juma’a Awad’s Visit to Britain
by Eva Jasiewicz

Message from Iraqi Trade Unionist
“Leave Our Country Now”
by Hassan Juma’a Awad

From the San Francisco Chronicle
Labor’s Right to Protest the War
by Jack Heyman

From Socialist Voice
How Revolutionary Socialists Opposed the Vietnam War
by Ian Angus

Saving More than the President—Saving the Revolutionary
by Celia Hart

Reading from Left to Right
A Few Words of Appreciation for Hunter S. Thompson
by Joe Auciello

They Came, They Met, They Went Home…
AFL-CIO Execs Stand Pat in Las Vegas
by David Jones

Action Alert: Working People Rally Against the War in Iraq
California Nurses Association (requires Adobe Acrobat Reader)

From Seven Oaks
The Political Challenge of the 21st Century:
Building a Democratic, Socialist Humanism
by Derrick O’Keefe

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, March 13, 2005
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of March 6, 2005

The Future of Latin America and the Caribbean
(or How Trotsky Refuted Ronald Aronson 65 Years Ago)
by George Saunders

“The Path Is Socialism”
President Chávez Reaffirms Opposition to Capitalism
by Jorge Martín

In Honor of International Women’s Day
Celia Hart on Two Women Leaders of the Cuban Revolution:
1. A Butterfly Against Stalin (25th Anniversary of the Death of Celia Sanchez Manduley
2. Yeyé’s Victory

Split in the AFL-CIO?
by Jeff Mackler

AFL-CIO Execs Meet in Las Vegas
by Bill Onasch

The Case of Giuliana Sgrena
The Hazards of Reporting on the U.S. Occupation of Iraq
by W.T. Whitney, Jr.

Articles for the Week of February 27, 2005

The Global Warming Time Bomb
by Michael G. Livingston

The Last Flight of the Santamarías
by Celia Hart

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, February 27, 2005
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of February 20, 2005

The Bush Agenda: No Aid for Medicaid
by Joe Auciello

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, February 20, 2005
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of February 13, 2005

New Labour’s War Against the BBC
by Stella Jorgensen

A Lingering Odor Seeps Out of the House of Labor
by Bill Onasch

“El Militante” and Celia at the Havana Book Fair
by Celia Hart

Celia Hart Reports on World Congress of Intellectuals in Caracas, Venezuela
Socialism: The Only “Better World”

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, February 13, 2005
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of February 6, 2005

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, February 6, 2005
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of January 30, 2005

Fixing Social Security
by Bill Onasch

Unifying the Antiwar Movement: USLAW Can Help
Statement of the Executive Board of the Ohio State Labor Party,
an affiliate of U.S. Labor Against the War (USLAW)
January 30, 2005

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, January 31, 2005
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of January 23, 2005

Dust Bowl Blues
by Michael G. Livingston

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, January 23, 2005
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of January 16, 2005

Chávez Nationalizes Venepal Under Workers’ Control
“We Want to Liberate Ourselves from Capitalism”
by Jorge Martín

To Commemorate Martin Luther King, Jr.
More than Just a Dreamer
by Bill Onasch

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, January 16, 2005
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of January 9, 2005

Educators to Stop the War to Hold East Coast Regional Conference
Saturday, March 5, 2005, in New York City

Why I Refused a 2nd Deployment to Iraq
by Sgt. Kevin Benderman

The Meaning of the 2004 Presidential Election
by Linda Thomas

A Reader’s Notes
by Joe Auciello

Articles for the Week of January 2, 2005

USLAW Condemns the Murder of Hadi Salih

Yasser Arafat and the Arab Revolution Today
by Tom Barrett

The Tsunami: Criminal Negligence
by Roger Annis and John Riddell
from Socialist Voice

Venezuela, Cuba Strengthen Ties
by Roger Annis and John Riddell

from Socialist Voice

In Defense of Humanity: the Caracas Declaration
reprinted from Socialist Voice

Join CNA's S. Asia Tsunami Nurse-to-Nurse Relief Effort

Hot Enough for You?
by Michael G. Livingston

Articles for the Week of December 26, 2004

Tsunami
by Andy Pollack

What Next for the Democrats?
by Joe Auciello

Articles for the Week of December 19, 2004

Various Clippings, All on One Topic: “Bring the Troops Home Now!”
by George Shriver

Local Union Contributions Boost Spirits of Utah Miners
from Workday Minnesota

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, December 19, 2004
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of December 12, 2004

We Will Reclaim Our Armed Forces!
Speech by Stan Goff at the December 11 Public Meeting and Speak Out in New York City

Which Way for the Antiwar Movement?
Connecticut United for Peace Conference Sets an Example
by Renee Tanner

Speech at Connecticut Anti-War Conference
by Bill Fletcher, Jr.

Initial Report on USLAW and Labor Party Meetings
Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, December 13, 2004
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of December 5, 2004

Film Review
“About Baghdad”
Reviewed by Bob Allen

Book Review
The Obligation to Continue Fighting
William M. Kunstler, The Emerging Police State
Reviewed by Joe Auciello

The Labor Party: What It Is, What It Isn’t, What We Hope It to Become
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of November 28, 2004

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, November 28, 2004
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of November 21, 2004

What Next for the Labor Party?
by Jerry Gordon, Chair, Ohio State Labor Party

Haiti and Hurricane Jeanne: Harbinger of our Future
by Michael G. Livingston

The Fight to Defend Social Security
Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, November 21, 2004
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of November 14, 2004

After the Election: What Next?
by Mark Dudzic, Labor Party National Organizer

Celia Hart on Anniversary of the October Revolution
On November 7: Fidel and Chávez Are Together, and in Red

Was a Vote for Bush a Vote for War?
by Joe Auciello

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, November 14, 2004
by Bill Onasch

War Propaganda in Iraq
Controlling Information in the Attack on Fallujah
by Bob Allen

Articles for the Week of November 7, 2004

Apocalypse Grazing on White House Lawn
by Mike Davis

Election 2004
by Dave Riehle

Al-Awda Mourns The Death of President Yasser Arafat
Farewell, Abu Ammar

Reflections on the Elections
by Paul Le Blanc

A Message to New Jersey Antiwar Activists
by Tom Barrett

Bush’s Election Has Decided Nothing
by Fred Feldman

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, November 7, 2004
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of October 31, 2004

Some Initial Thoughts on the Election
by Bill Onasch

San Francisco
Withdrawal from Iraq Favored by Majority of Voters
from U.S. Labor Against the War

We Post This Article for the Information of Our Readers
Venezuela’s Elections: Defeat for the Opposition, Advance for the Bolivarian Movement
by Jorge Martin

Revolutionaries and Elections
by Bob Allen

Some Comments on “Revolutionaries and Elections”
by John Kirkland

Celia Hart on Fidel’s Fall:
“The Man with the Long Stride”

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, October 31, 2004
by Bill Onasch

George Harrison: An Irish Revolutionary, An American Activist
by Matt Siegfried, for
Fourthwrite

Articles for the Week of October 24, 2004

The “Million Worker March” and the Need for a Class Struggle Left Wing in the Unions
by Tom Barrett

Three New Jersey Activists Exchange Opinions on the Election
by Tom Barrett

KC Labor Views on the Coming Election
by Bill Onasch

With a Week to Go, Can the Comeback Kid Save Bush Lite?
by Bill Onasch

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, October 24, 2004
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of October 17, 2004

Drawing a Balance Sheet on the Million Worker March
by Bill Onasch

Thoughts on the Million Worker March
by David Jones

From Workday Minnesota
Unionists Blast Bush on War, AFL-CIO on Inaction
by Mark Gruenberg

Political Participation and the Union Member
by Steven J. Gulitti
with Side-by-Side Commentary by Bill Onasch

As the World Burns
by Michael G. Livingston

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, October 17, 2004
by Bill Onasch

More on GIs Who Refused Order

Articles for the Week of October 10, 2004

As Million Worker March Gathers
GI Opposition to Iraq War Grows

by George Saunders

As Momentum Builds
Washington Post Reports On Million Worker March

AFSCME District Council Head in NYC Speaks for the Million Worker March on “Democracy Now”

Appeal to All Trade Unions and Progressive Organizations Worldwide
Re: Holding a Conference for Workers of the Southern Iraq in Basra

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, October 10, 2004
by Bill Onasch

Martin Luther King III to Speak at Million Worker March, October 17, 2004, in Washington, DC

Articles for the Week of October 3, 2004

USLAW Convenes Leadership Meeting in Chicago, December 4, 2004

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, October 3, 2004
by Bill Onasch

An Open Letter to Margaret Kimberley
Where a November 3 Movement Needs to Go
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of September 27, 2004

Bush vs. Kerry on the Environment
by Michael G. Livingston

Vermont AFL-CIO Affiliates to USLAW
Report from Hal Leyshon, Vermont AFL-CIO Executive Board member and central labor council president

Articles for the Week of September 19, 2004

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, September 19, 2004
by Bill Onasch

Italian Revolutionary Socialist Leader Livio Maitan, 1923–2004

Articles for the Week of September 12, 2004

Why We Need a Million Worker March and Why Now
by Christopher Silvera, chairman, Teamsters Black Caucus, and
secretary-treasurer, Teamsters Local 808, Long Island City, New York

Fire Damages Socialist Workers’ Base
by Kent Jackson
from the Hazleton, PA, Standard-Speaker

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, September 12, 2004
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of September 6, 2004

Global Warming: A Capitalist Crime against Humanity
by Michael G. Livingston

National Mail Handlers Union Convention Opposes War and Occupation of Iraq

Thousands at St. Paul Labor Day Picnic
by Al Prochaska

Cuba, Venezuela, Latin America:
Is the Revolutionary Spark Spreading?
Interview with Celia Hart
by Hans-Gerd Öfinger

On the 2004 Presidential Elections
The Worst of Times: A Tale of Two Conventions
by Joe Auciello

Articles for the Week of August 29, 2004

CWA Convention Calls for Return of U.S. Troops Now

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, August 29, 2004
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of August 22, 2004

Adopted by the national executive board of Asian Pacfic American Labor Alliance (APALA) Friday, August 20, 2004
End U.S. Occupation of Iraq — Bring the Troops Home Now!

Men Without Honor — The Most Bizarre Campaign Becomes the Most Revolting
by Bill Onasch

Mobilization Flyer for Labor Contingent
in August 29 RNC March and Rally in New York City

CGT Leader Speaks in Chicago About Solidarity with Iraqi Workers
by Jean-Pierre Page

Articles for the Week of August 15, 2004

The Boston Social Forum—and Some Thoughts on the Current Stage of a New Radicalization
by Renee Tanner

Kansas City Labor Newsletter
Week in Review, August 15, 2004
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of August 8, 2004

Yet Another “Progressive” Attempt to “Take Back” the Democrats
by Bill Onasch

Service Employees Leader Says The War Is An Issue To Workers
by David Bacon

Articles for the Week of August 1, 2004

International Labor Opposition to War and Occupation
The Case of U.S. Labor Against the War
by Michael Eisenscher

Hiroshima/Nagasaki — Never Again!
by Bill Onasch

Loathed by the Rich
Why Hugo Chávez Is Heading for a Stunning Victory
by Richard Gott, from The Guardian

Petition on Venezuela Referendum of August 15, 2004
If We Were Venezuelan, We Would Vote for Hugo Chávez

Articles for the Week of July 25, 2004

Letter to a New Jersey Newspaper
Two of My Brothers Died Yesterday
by John Kirkland (Carpenters Local 1462)

Articles for the Week of July 19, 2004

Truth about the Bolivian Referendum: Enforced “Democracy”
In El Alto, More Than Half Refused to Vote or Cast Spoiled Ballots
by Jennifer Whitney

Articles for the Week of July 12, 2004

Unions, Environmental Groups Form Minnesota Blue-Green Alliance
from Workday Minnesota

In 2004 KC Labor Says
ABBP
Anybody But Boss Parties

Largest State Federation of Labor in U.S. Calls for “Immediate” End to U.S. Occupation of Iraq

Another War Fueled by Lies
ABB, Fearing Collateral Damage, Limit Attacks to Sole Target
by Bill Onasch

A Tale of Two Conferences
A Modest Step Forward and a Giant Step Back — Part Two
by Bill Onasch

SEIU and AFSCME Oppose War
by Lee Sustar
from Socialist Worker

Articles for the Week of July 5, 2004

A Tale of Two Conferences
A Modest Step Forward and a Giant Step Back — Part One
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of June 28, 2004

Another Big Lie: the U.S. Has NOT Transferred Sovereignty to the Iraqis
by Jerry Gordon

Voters to Get Say on Iraq
Progressive Supervisors Pen San Francisco Ballot Measure
by Adriel Hampton

There’s Hope in Iraq
from Labor Party Press


First-Hand Reports from the Green Party Convention:

John Sweeney, the Greens and the Million Worker March
by Mike McCallister

Greens Nominate Cobb, Send Mixed Signals on Kerry and Iraq
by Mike McCallister

Camejo Debates Cobb, Attacks War and Democrats
by
Mike McCallister


John Kerry: False Friend of Labor
by Joe Auciello

We Fight the Wars — We Can Stop the Wars As Well
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of June 21, 2004

Cuba Is a Potential Organic Produce Provider for the USA
by Raisa Pages, Granma International Staff Writer

Greenspan’s Natural Gas
by Michael G. Livingston

SEIU Convention Calls for End to U.S. Occupation of Iraq and Return of U.S. Troops

Articles for the Week of June 14, 2004

Trade and Development
Message to the 11th UNCTAD Conference
by Fidel Castro

San Francisco Labor Council Resolution
Bring the Troops Home Now and End the Occupation of Iraq…
Money for Human Needs, Not War…Repeal the Patriot Act

Three Hopeful Glimmers on a Dark Horizon
Part Three — Meeting the Challenge Conference
by Bill Onasch

30/6/04
A Day for Mass Protests to Dismiss the “Interim Government” and Expel the U.S. Occupying Troops from Iraq
Statement of the Worker-Communist Party of Iraq, Abroad Organization

Articles for the Week of June 6, 2004

United for Peace and Justice Joins Win Without War Call for June 26–27 Actions
from U.S. Labor Against the War

Rosa Luxemburg in South Africa
by Paul Le Blanc

The Revolutionary Orientation of Rosa Luxemburg
by Paul Le Blanc

Rosa Luxemburg and the Global Violence of Capitalism
by Paul Le Blanc

Articles for the Week of May 23, 2004

Three Hopeful Glimmers on a Dark Horizon
Part Two — Labor Party Interim National Council
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of May 16, 2004

Atrocities in Iraq: “I killed innocent people for our government”
By Paul Rockwell — Special to The Sacramento Bee

History Repeats Itself: Iraq, Labor Rights and Democracy
by Gene Bruskin, Co-Convenor, U.S. Labor Against the War
Presented May 8, 2004, in Chicago

Three Hopeful Glimmers on a Dark Horizon
Part One — March for Women’s Lives
by Bill Onasch

The March for Women’s Lives—an Analysis
by Linda Thompson Lancz

Truckers Protest High Fuel Prices
by Jeff Ruha

Antiwar Dockworkers Win in Oakland
Million Worker March Called for Oct. 16
by Jack Heyman

Articles for the Week of May 9, 2004

Anniversary of Another Invasion
by W.T. Whitney Jr. and George Saunders

Articles for the Week of May 2, 2004

U.S. Labor Against the War Demands:
End the Occupation of Iraq! Bring the Troops Home Now!

My Dinner with Ernesto
On the 25th Anniversary of the Nicaraguan Revolution
By Michael Livingston

Staying the Hand of Massacre
by George Saunders

Articles for the Week of April 19, 2004

Take the Electoral Taste Challenge!
Ninety Percent Can’t Tell the Difference—Can You?

“Meeting the Challenge” Conference Focuses on Health Care

Articles for the Week of April 11, 2004

Who Is “Breaking Faith with Millions”?
by Bill Onasch

Long-Time Transit Workers Worry About Legacy
by Barb Kucera

Transit Workers Approve Contract, End Strike
by Barb Kucera

What’s Next in Iraq?
Interview with Tariq Ali
by Eric Ruder

Two Mainstream Press Reports on Fallujah
U.S. Massacre Brings Huge Wave of Protest and Anger in Iraq and Arab World

Report from Fallujah — Destroying a Town in Order to “Save” It
by Rahul Mahajan

Hundreds Rally at Capitol for Settlement of Twin Cities Transit Strike
by Steve Share

Twin Cities Transit Workers Say They Aren’t Backing Down
by Michael Kuchta

200,000 in Baghdad Rally Denounce U.S. Occupation

Is Iraq Another Vietnam?
by Bill Onasch

Eyewitness Reports from Iraq
Protest U.S. Massacres in Fallujah and Sadr City!

Mission to Investigate Political Transition Postpones Trip to Baghdad;
Urges Support for Iraqis’ Demand for a Genuine End to Occupation

April 12 Update on Japanese Activists Held Hostage in Iraq

Japanese Hostages To Be Released Soon

Appeal for Japanese Civilians in Iraq
They Are Not Enemies of the Iraqi People! Don’t Kill Them!

Articles for the Week of April 4, 2004

Working-Class Issues in 2004 — Where the Parties Stand

Vivid Images in a Long, Ongoing Nightmare
by Bill Onasch

UFCW Proclaims Another “Victory”—
NASA Launches Search for Their Planet of Residence
by Bill Onasch

Report from Twin Cities:
Transit strike affects all working people
Broader social justice issues are at stake
by Chris Nisan

Walking Off the Job Is Like Getting Hit by a Bus
A Transit Strike “Blog”
by Cecile Cloutier

Twin Cities Transit Strike Benefit, Program, and Rally Scheduled

Bipartisan Cooperation Needed to End Transit Strike
by Rashard Zanders

Rybak, Mondale Headline Transit Rally
by Steven Share

Articles for the Week of March 28, 2004

Union Leader Sentenced for School of the Americas Protest
by Dave Riehle

Articles for the Week of March 21, 2004

Twin Cities Transit Strike Benefit, Program, and Rally Scheduled

Articles for the Week of March 14, 2004

Longshore Union to Shut Down Port on March 20 to Protest War on Iraq

Helping Iraqi Workers — Two Opposite Approaches
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of March 8, 2004

From Workday Minnesota
Transit, Clerical Workers Find Common Cause

No Good Cause Is Served by Such Savagery
by Bill Onasch

Worker Rights at Home and Abroad
Conference Update — March 11

U.S. Labor Against the War Calls for Large Labor Turnout for March 20 Global Antiwar Protests

University of Minnesota Rally to Support Striking Transit Workers

San Francisco Labor Council Resolution on Haiti
Restore the Democratically Elected President of Haiti — Investigate the U.S. Role in the Coup

Articles for the Week of March 1, 2004

Aristide Details Last Moments in Haiti, Calls for Stop to Bloodshed in First Address to Haitian People from Exile
Commentary, Republic of Haiti President Jean-Bertrand Aristide
Flashpoints Exclusive, March 5, 2004
Translated by Pierre and Marie Labossière

‘Anybody Named’
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of February 22, 2004

The Four Year Farce
“Methinks the Democrat doth protest too much”
By Matt Siegfried

Poison, Poison Everywhere
by Michael Livingston

Movement History
Socialists and the Antiwar Movement

by Gus Horowitz

Globalization From Below in Mumbai 2004
by Paul Le Blanc

Articles for the Week of February 9, 2004

If Kerry’s the Frontrunner, Where’s He Running To?
by Joe Auciello

Articles for the Week of January 12, 2004

Peace and Global Justice? Or War and Empire?
Struggles of U.S. Social Movements
(Remarks for Panel at World Social Forum, January 17, 2004)
by Paul Le Blanc

California Grocery Strike
Some Observations from the Picket Line
by Kathleen O’Nan

New Articles for the Week of December 22, 2003

Slow Down, Ralph, Slow Down!
Following Nader Makes One Dizzy: Time for a Fresh Assessment
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of December 8, 2003

Tariq Ali on the Iraqi Resistance

Three Reports on Southern California Grocery Workers Strike—“Holding the Line for Health Care” Nationally

Medicare “Reform”: A Sugar-Coated Poison Pill
by Joe Auciello

Articles for the Week of November 10, 2003

Brazil: Nine Months of Lula’s Government
by João Machado

Lula’s Workers Party Faces Growing Dissension
by Daniel Bensaïd

The World Social Forum: What it could mean for the Indian left
by Kunal Chattopadhyay

Articles for the Week of November 3, 2003

Clerical Workers, U. of Minnesota Reach Agreement

Clerical Workers Say They Made Their Mark on University

Framing the Debate about Health Care
200 Labor Activists Gear Up for Labor Party’s Just Health Care Campaign
by Bill Onasch

Chile, 9/11/73: Lessons of a Catastrophe
by Joe Auciello

Articles for the Week of October 27, 2003

U.S. Labor Against War Dodges Bullets, Stays Course
by Bill Onasch

Major Paper Lets Union Have Its Say—Briefly
Leader of Striking Workers at U of Minnesota
Gives Union’s View in “Minneapolis Star Tribune”
Gladys McKenzie:  For U clerical workers, this strike was the only choice

Articles for the Week of October 19, 2003

“There’s a Distribution Crisis, Not a Budget Crisis”
Strong Support for Clerical Workers on Strike at U of Minnesota
by David Jones

Demands of Bolivia’s Central Labor Federation Made to the New Government of Carlos Mesa as Conditions for Calling Off the General Strike

“No!” to a U.N. Occupation of Iraq
By Jerry Gordon

Bolivia: Mass Mobilization of Workers, Peasants, Indigenous People, Urban and Rural Poor
Part of a Growing Pattern of Mass Action in Latin America
by George Saunders

Aymara Rebellion, Democracy, and Dictatorship
by Forrest Hylton

The ABC of Popular Revolt
Or, How They Got Rid of a Tyrant in Bolivia
by Andrea Arenas Alípaz and Luis Gómez

Los Angeles Times Article of October 16
Protest Swelling in Bolivian Plaza
Groups of Indians, some having marched hundreds of miles and armed with sticks, set up barricades and call for a revolution

by Héctor Tobar

Los Angeles Times Article of October 7
Waves of Protests by the Poor Keep a Divided Bolivia on Edge
Fueled by poverty and Indian discontent, demonstrations have been turning violent. Many fear the unrest may lead to a civil war
by Andrés D’Alessandro and Héctor Tobar, LATimes Staff Writers

Bolivian Union Leader to Speak on World-Famous Struggle Against Water Privatization

Articles for the Week of October 13, 2003

Mediator Tries to Stave Off Clerical Strike at University of Minnesota
by Michael Kuchta

The Struggle Inside Brazil’s Workers Party (PT)
“PT Radical, Heloisa Helena, Stays and Fights”

Brazil: Conflicts Inside the Workers Party
by the Editors of Em Tempo

Is A New Situation Shaping Up in Brazil?
Elements of a New Conjuncture
by Inprecor América Latina

Five Resolutions for the USLAW Labor Assembly for Peace, Scheduled for Chicago, October 24–25

University of Minnesota Clerical Workers Set October 21 Strike Deadline
by Michael Kuchta

Statement by U.S. Labor Against the War in Support of the October 25 Marches in Washington and San Francisco

Articles for the Week of October 5, 2003

From GI Special 107
Active Duty New Jersey Soldier Leads Protest to Bring Troops Home!
by David Cline

The Most Dangerous Government Ever?
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of September 29, 2003

Call to the National Labor Assembly for Peace
October 24–25, Chicago, IL

An Appeal in Behalf of the Baitalsky Memoirs
by Marilyn Vogt-Downey

Articles for the Week of September 22, 2003

Labor Party Leaders Meet
by Bill Onasch

Teamsters Local Calls for Troops Out

Articles for the Week of September 8, 2003

Why No Festive Mood on This Labor Day?
by Bill Onasch

Building Mass Opposition to the War on Iraq
What Next for the U.S. and European Antiwar Movements?
by Michael Livingston

British Trades Union Congress Calls for Troops Out of Iraq!

Articles for the Week of August 18, 2003

Some Bread Please With Our Circus
Gray, Arnold, Cruz, Arianna, Peter and Other Performers Under the California Big Top
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of July 27, 2003

Caravan to Cuba—July 2003
by W.T. Whitney Jr.

London “Guardian” Says “Get Off Cuba’s Back!”

Resolution of the San Francisco Labor Council
Bring the troops home now — End the occupation of Iraq
— Money for human needs, not war
— Repeal the Patriot Act

Opposition to UAW Runaround Wins at NUMMI Auto Plant
by Caroline Lund

Articles for the Week of July 21, 2003

Grisly Trophies Won’t Bring Submission
by Bill Onasch

They, Most Of All, Have the Right To Be Heard
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of July 14, 2003

Resist the Walls of Apartheid with Murals of International Solidarity
Join the LaBOR aRT & MuRAL PRoJECT in Palestine/Israel

Articles for the Week of July 7, 2003

Play Tells Forgotten Story of Striker Charlie Luth
by Michael Kuchta

Time to Say “Basta!”
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of June 30, 2003

Now the Shoe is on the Other Foot
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of June 23, 2003

Eleven Thousand Workers Vote to Leave the Teamsters Union
by Charles Walker

The Antiwar Protest in Oakland: Police Might vs. Civil Rights
by Jack Heyman

Prosecution Planned Against Oakland Antiwar Demonstrators

U.S. Customs Service Blind to Forced Child Labor, Says Labor Rights Group
by Charles Walker

Articles for the Week of June 16, 2003

Careful What You Ask For: UN Is No Force for Peace
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of June 9, 2003

Charleston Five Defender Crosses ILA Picket Line
by Charles Walker

Articles for the Week of June 1, 2003

Defending Cuba and Revolutionary Democracy:
Approaching a Deepening Debate
by Paul Le Blanc

On the U.S.-British Occupation of Iraq
Bush and Blair Take the First Step Toward Reconquest of the Middle East
by Tom Barrett

Articles for the Week of May 25, 2003

Tariq Ali on the UN Security Council Capitulation to Washington

From Fraser to Appelbaum
Union Officials Complain about Class Struggle
by Charles Walker

In the Wake of Bush’s Conquest of Iraq
An Assessment of U.S. Threats against the Cuban Revolution
Quiet May 20 in D.C. Marks Gain for Cuba in Clash
by Fred Feldman

To the Conscience of the World

No New Moves from Bush on Cuba’s National Day
by Jim Lobe

Articles for the Week of May 19, 2003

Two Updates on the Oakland Cop Riot

From Protest to Politics?
A Threadbare, Flawed Perspective Or a Working Class Alternative?
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of May 5, 2003

Will Labor’s Antiwar Movement Survive the 2004 Elections?
by Charles Walker

Brazil Official Celebrates May Day with Milwaukee Labor
Urges U.S. Workers: “Find Way to Engage in Politics”
by Mike McCallister

Articles for the Week of April 28, 2003

“Black Women and Men: A Threatened Species”
Press Conference Statement by Julian Kunnie, Africana Studies Prof. and Antiwar Activist, Attacked by Police

Organized Labor’s Antiwar Forces, What Now?
by Charles Walker

From the Pages of Labor History
For May Day, Remembering Vincent St. John
by Bob Mattingly

Articles for the Week of April 13, 2003

Invading Iraq: The Logic of Empire
by Paul Le Blanc

Genghis Khan Probably Got Flowers, Too
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of April 7, 2003

Dockworkers Hit as Cops Fire on Antiwar Crowds
by Bob Mattingly

Cop Attack at Oakland Docks Premeditated, Say Protesters
by Bob Mattingly

Articles for the Week of March 31, 2003

Bush Lies About Iraq to Advance War
by Julian Kunnie

Defend Affirmative Action in Education!
by Joe Auciello

Articles for the Week of March 23, 2003

Reading From Left to Right
How the News Media Forge the Big Lie
by Joe Auciello

Resistance to Occupying Armies (and Hollywood World War II Memories)
by Bob Mattingly

Articles for the Week of March 16, 2003

Sweeney Cover Letter to AFL-CIO Statement on War

Iraqi Troops Aren’t the Only Ones Surrendering
Liberals, Union Bureaucrats Run Up White Flag Without a Fight
by Bill Onasch

Sweeney Scabs on Antiwar Movement
by Charles Walker

The War on Iraq—A Crime Against Humanity!
Bush, Cheney, Rumsfeld & Co.—War Criminals!

KC Labor Statement on the War

Sorting it All Out
Principles, Strategy, and Tactics for the Antiwar Movement
by Bill Onasch

The Horrible Crimes About to Be Committed Will Not Accomplish the Goals of the Criminals
by Fred Feldman

U.S. Labor Against the War Response to War on Iraq

Operation Dire Distress
Veterans Demonstration in Washington, D.C.

Twin Cities Labor Against the War Is Formed
Steelworkers Union Official Urges Labor Antiwar Organizing

All India Trade Union Congress Condemns War on Iraq

Beyond Resolutions: Within Unions, Anti-War Forces Mobilize Opposition
by Chris Kutalik and William Johnson
from Labor Notes (next issue)

Steelworkers to Hold Meeting on the War

IUF Support For International Union Action Against Iraq War

God Bless the Dixie Chicks!
And All the Other Artists With the Courage To Speak Out
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of March 10, 2003

European Workers to Strike Against War

Latino Farm Labor Leaders Slam Bush Administration Pressures on Mexico to Secure Pro-War Vote at UN Security Council

Articles for the Week of March 3, 2003

Canadian Labour Congress Statement
March 8: International Women’s Day

The AFL-CIO Executive Council and the Planned War on Iraq—Two Reports
by Charles Walker

The War Behind the War
by Mumia Abu-Jamal

Coalition Calls for National “Labor Day for Peace”

Articles for the Week of February 24, 2003

Local 285 leaders, along with SEIU International Executive Board, endorse resolution against unilateral U.S. action against Iraq

TUC Statement on Iraq

Tariq Ali Exposes the UN Fraud
“The Soft Underbelly of the Peace Movement”

Antiwar Motion at Wednesday’s TUC

Will AFL-CIO Back Antiwar Movement?
by Charles Walker

UNISON NEC Statement on Iraq

Global Labor Challenges Bush War Plans

Articles for the Week of February 17, 2003

Labor Party Interim National Council Statement Against War in Iraq

Speak-Out Set for February 22 in Dearborn;
Labor Builds Opposition to Impending War in Iraq

Resolution of the General Executive Board of UNITE! on Iraq

Against WarUnconditionally
A Look at Labor Positions on the Threatened War
by Wayne McElyea

Organizations Representing 130 Million Workers Say NO to War
Global Labor Press Conference Reports on International Labor Declaration Against War in Iraq

International Labor Statement Opposing War Against Iraq

Report from Labor for Peace and Justice (Bay Area)
Labor Marches 1,000-Strong in San Francisco Peace Demo

San Francisco Labor Contingent Marches Against War
by Charles Walker

Canadian New Democratic Party Says:
No War on Iraq!

Teamsters Local 85 (San Francisco)
Resolution Opposing the Bush Administration’s War on Iraq

From China Labour Bulletin:
Alternative Organising and the ACFTU

St. Paul Unions Label War with Iraq “A Last Resort”

Articles for the Week of February 10, 2003

USLAW Press Conference in San Francisco, February 13, 2003

British Unions Threaten Antiwar Strikes

The Struggle for the Right to Demonstrate Against the War in New York City

NYC Unions Demand Right to March Against the War

On the Federal Judge’s Ruling Against NYC March Permit
Orange Alert for Democratic Rights
by Fred Feldman

Building the Feb. 15 Mass Demonstration
The Fight for the Right of Assembly in New York City
by Fred Feldman

NY march permit fight: we cannot afford to take it lying down
by José G. Pérez

Report from Antiwar Coalition
NYC Police Grant Permit for Rally, But Not for March

New York City Council Proclamation:
February 2003 Will Be “Black Protest for Peace Month”

“Protest is Treason” Says New York Sun, Backing Denial of Feb. 15 Permit
by Fred Feldman

We Will March
by Brian Dominick

Judge Denies Right to March in NYC


Articles for the Week of February 3, 2003

Powell’s Dog and Pony Show
by Bill Onasch

California Nurses Association (CNA) Statement on the Iraq War

Australian, British, and Iraqi Building Unions Oppose War

West Australian Unions Threaten War Protest

New Labor Group Organizing Union Opposition to War
by Charles Walker 

Is Sweeney Feeling the Heat of the Rising Labor Antiwar Sentiment?
by Charles Walker

Communist Party Transit Workers Approve of Pact
by the Austin Hogan Transit Club

Unions and the War on Iraq
A LabourStart Special Report

SEIU Executive Board Outlines Principles on Iraq

Articles for the Week of January 26, 2003

Confronting Empire
by Arundhati Roy

Comments on the Jan. 18 March and the Anti–Iraq War Movement
by Linda Thompson Lancz

Los Angeles Labor Federation Against Iraq War and U.S. Patriot Act

A Contrast to the Contract Just Ratified
1966 Transit Strike Showed Power of Working Class
by Farrell Dobbs

British Rail Workers Continue to Resist Iraq War

Letter to the Antiwar Movement
Redbaiters Oppose Our Unconditional “No” to War
by Fred Feldman

How to Respond to New York Times Redbaiting of the Antiwar Movement
by Fred Feldman

Articles for the Week of January 19, 2003

Venezuela—the Real Situation: An Eyewitness Account
Bosses’ Lockout, Not “National Civic Strike”
by Jorge Martin

Mainstream Press Reports on U.S. Labor Against the War
by Charles Walker

Peace Sentiment Echoes Ever Louder in Cleveland Labor Movement
by Jerry Gordon

Hard-selling the Dockers Pact
by Charles Walker

Transit Pact Divides Reformers
by Charles Walker

ILWU Spokesman Hails Pact, Warts and All
by Charles Walker

Crisis at United Airlines
A Union Member Speaks Out
by Carl Finamore

Reports and Comments on Washington Antiwar March, Jan. 18

Two Reports on San Francisco Antiwar March, Jan. 18:

Statement by CNA on Death of Michelle Rodgers
California Nurses Association Backs GE Strikers

Articles for the Week of January 13, 2003

Trade Unionists Launch “U.S. Labor Against the War”

Discussion on the ILWU Contract
A Critique of David Bacon’s Corpwatch Article, “West Coast Dockworkers: Victory in the Face of the Bush Doctrine”
by Jack Heyman

West Coast Dockworkers: Victory in the Face of the Bush Doctrine
Union Compares Negotiations to a “Barbed Wire Straight Jacket”
by David Bacon

Art Can Help Create a New Labor Movement

Articles for the Week of January 6, 2003

Philadelphia AFL-CIO Opposes Bush’s War

Healthcare Not Warfare!
Flyer for Antiwar March, Los Angeles, Jan. 11

How Labor Might Stop a War
Anti-War Train Drivers Refuse to Move Arms Freight
by Kevin Maguire

Opponents Charge ILWU Pact Was Coerced
by Charles Walker

At United, the Sky’s the Limit on Union Concessions
by Charles Walker

The United Airlines Bankruptcy
by Wadi’h Halabi

Articles for the Week of December 29, 2002

Los Angeles SEIU Locals 660 and 535 Oppose Iraq War

Some New York Transit Union Leaders Say:
Vote No! Back to the Table!

Talk at St. Paul Labor Speakers Club
Labor and War
by Dave Riehle

UN Resolutions and the U.S. War on Iraq
by Dayne Goodwin

Canadian Labor Leader Blasts ICFTU Statement on Iraq
Calls It: “Soft Propaganda for U.S. Pro-War Position”

Some Viewpoints on the ILWU Tentative Agreement

The Bosses’ Strike in Venezuela, and the New York Times
by Andy Pollack and George Saunders

“The Workers Are Winning the Battle Now”
More Evidence of Venezuelan Workers’ Part in the Fight Against the Bosses’ Strike

National Labor Meeting to Discuss War on Iraq

Can the United Nations Avert War with Iraq?
by Joe Auciello

Articles for the Week of December 23, 2002

Ten Reasons to Vote No on the ILWU Longshore Contract

The New York City Transit Agreement: A Report with Quotations and Commentary
by Andy Pollack

Two Labor Partisans Propose Some Ideas for the Labor Movement
by Charles Walker

The ILWU Pact: “Historic Victory”? Or Not?

Teamsters for a Democratic Union (TDU) Convention
by Donny Schraffenberger, steward, Teamsters Local 705

UFCW Local 1776 Passes Resolution Opposing War With Iraq

PACE union to push national health care

Articles for the Week of December 8, 2002

Labor Needs to Take a Clear Stand Against the War
Resolution of the San Francisco Labor Council

Unions Across Country Raise Concerns about Potential War
by Mark Gruenberg

Why United’s Mechanics Voted “No”
by Barry Sheppard

Why Johnny Can’t Organize
by Ron Blascoe

Labor and War

Mazzocchi Remembered at Two D.C. Gatherings
by Bill Onasch

“We Do Need Real Labour”
British Firemen’s Leader on Link Between Unions and Party
by Andy Gilchrist

Fair Play for the Fire Service

Minnesota Unionists Speak Out Against War

Union Members Meet December 9 to Discuss War

Duluth Central Labor Body Resolution Opposing War in Iraq

Antiwar Resolution of HERE Local 5, Hawaii

Articles for the Week of December 2, 2002

Tentative Deal in West Coast Dock Dispute
by Charles Walker

John L. Lewis Called It “Toadyism”
by Bob Mattingly

Labor Briefs

Articles for the Week of November 17, 2002

Reading From Left to Right
Martin Amis, Christopher Hitchens, and “Koba the Dread
by Joe Auciello

Opinion Polls Show Increasing Opposition to War on Iraq
Hundreds of Thousands in the Streets Demand “No War!
by Tom Barrett

Articles for the Week of November 11, 2002

Vonnegut for Veterans’ Day
by Andy Pollack

Articles for the Week of November 4, 2002

Partial Victory for Boston Janitors
by Joe Auciello

What the Dockworkers Are Still Up Against
by Charles Walker

The Example of a Successful Strike Leader
by Charles Walker

Labor News Briefs

The Democrats’ Record on Taft-Hartley
by George Saunders

Resolution on the U.S. War Against Iraq
CWA Local 1180 (New York City)

Articles for the Week of October 28, 2002

AFL-CIO’s Sweeney Facing Antiwar Opposition
For Discussion and Debate in the Unions! Let the People Vote on War!
by Charles Walker

Articles for the Week of October 7, 2002

Why Is the Bush Administration Preparing for War Against Iraq?
by Tom Barrett

Labor Party Statement:
We Mourn the Loss of National Organizer Tony Mazzocchi

What Dockworkers Want and Why
by Charles Walker

The Maritime Worker Monitor

Labor Briefs

Articles for the Week of September 30, 2002

September 28 in London—a Historic Event
by George Saunders

Taking It To London’s Streets
The New Anti-War Movement
by Tariq Ali

Union Says Bush Has Dropped Threats, But Dockworkers’ Fight Heats Up
by Charles Walker

Conversation with Sweeney about National Health Care
by Jerry Gordon

Labor Briefs—U.S. Labor and the Looming War Against Iraq

Democrats Follow Bush on the Road to War
by Joe Auciello

After Reading I.F. Stone’s “Hidden History of the Korean War”
War on Iraq—and Reflections on the Korean War
by W.T. Whitney Jr

Articles for the Week of September 9, 2002

The Year Since — Their Response and Ours
by Bill Onasch

Third Parties That Don’t Want to “Spoil” Things for Demos
by Bob Mattingly

Biggest Industrial Action Since 1926 General Strike
Major Changes Taking Place in British Unions
by Phil Mitchinson

What the New British Union Leaders Are Saying:
Go Into the Streets—Like the Italian & Spanish Workers

Articles for the Week of September 2, 2002

Labor Leaders and Allies Call for the Repeal of the Taft-Hartley Act

British Rail Union Leader Blasts Blair on Iraq
“Blair’s Suez”

by Mick Rix

Labor Party Approves Resolution Opposing Government Control of Unions
by Jerry Gordon

The USA Patriot Act: A Bastion for Scoundrels, A Menace for Labor
by Bob Mattingly

Labor News in Brief

Articles for the Week of August 26, 2002

A Labor Day Balance Sheet:
Hard Times for U.S. Workers as Economy Sinks; Major Class Battles Loom
by Jerry Gordon

San Francisco Labor Council Resolution
No New War Against Iraq—Keep the Government Off the Docks!

Washington State AFL-CIO Opposes Iraq War & Patriot Act
Resolution Against the War, Attacks on Civil Liberties, and Cuts in Public Services

Canadian Workers Oppose Planned U.S. Attack on Iraq

Articles for the Week of August 11, 2002

Dock Workers Need an Emergency Conference of Labor!
by Charles Walker

Ron Carey on Hoffa UPS Deal: Winning Gains Beyond Dollars and Cents
Statement by Ron Carey on the UPS contract

Labor Briefs

Do British Union Elections Herald a Rank-and-File Upsurge?
by Charles Walker

Initial Report on the Labor Party Convention
by Bill Onasch

Staying the Course
The Second Constitutional Convention of the Labor Party
Washington, D. C., July 25–28, 2002
by Bob Mast, NWU/UAW, Detroit Metro Labor Party

Convention Builds Realistic Future for Labor Party
posted on the UE Website

Another PATCO in the Making?
Bush Using “National Security” Against West Coast Dockers
All Out Mobilization Needed to Defend Union Rights

Articles for the Week of August 4, 2002

The Homeland Is In Danger!
by Bill Onasch

Articles for the Week of July 29, 2002

Fidel Castro on the Latest Crisis of Capitalism in the U.S.
“More Than One Trillion Dollars Lost from Pensions and Savings”

Two Steps Forward for Just Health Care
by George Saunders

Labor Dept. Dares West Coast Dockers to Strike
by Charles Walker

Articles for the Week of July 22, 2002

UPS Pact—Is the Truth Being Cooked?
by Charles Walker

What’s an Outraged and Fed-Up Worker To Do?
by Charles Walker

Labor Briefs

Articles for the Week of July 15, 2002

Israel and the U.S. Media
by Joe Auciello

Articles for the Week of June 30, 2002

Another Blow to Public Education
by Bill Onasch

Bush’s June 24 Speech: A Reflection of U.S. Impotence
by Abbas Hamideh

Spanish General Strike Shows Power of Workers
by Michael Livingston

Articles for the Week of May 27, 2002

Canadian Labour Congress Turns Left — Reaffirms Support for Labor Party
by Barry Weisleder

The Situation in Argentina at the End of May

“Perpetual War for Perpetual Peace”
Perpetual War for Perpetual Peace: How We Got to Be So Hated
by Gore Vidal

Reviewed by Roland Sheppard

Articles for the Week of May 19, 2002

Chomsky’s Latest—A Breath of Fresh Air and a “Surprise Bestseller”
9-11, by Noam Chomsky
Reviewed by Michael Livingston

AFL-CIO Honors Israeli Consul General
New York City Labor Against War Says: No Labor Money for Israeli War Crimes!

Petition Protesting Sweeney AFL-CIO Support For Israeli Invasion

Articles for the Week of April 22, 2002

England’s Largest Trade Union Says Stop Arms Sales to Israel
Text of April 20 statement by the NEC of UNISON

Statement on the French Elections: An Alternative to the Governmental Left
by the Political Bureau of the LCR

From the Pages of Labor History
For May Day, Remembering Vincent St. John
by Bob Mattingly

Statement by San Francisco Dock Workers Local:
For International Labor Solidarity to Stop Zionist Repression and Build a Just Peace

Under Pressure from pro-Israeli Forces
S. F. Labor Council Rescinds Resolution on Middle East
by Charles Walker  

Articles for the Week of April 7, 2002

What Are the Carpenters Up To?
by Charles Walker

U.S. Government—“The Main Culprit”
San Francisco Labor Council Resolution on Mid-East Conflict

Articles for the Week of March 31, 2002

Alternative Information Center (Israel) Issues Emergency Call for Action

International Dock Workers Solidarity in Action
Report on a Victory Celebration: The Charleston Longshore Victory…and Beyond
by Jack Heyman

DISCUSSION ON STEEL TARIFFS
How Much Will Steel Tariffs Cost Steelworkers?
by Charles Walker
Local Auto Union Leader Disputes Steel Tariffs Article
by Hal Sutton
USWA Fact Sheet: FACTS on the Steel Crisis

Appeal for Support to Workers in Buenos Aires, Argentina
In Occupied Factory, Production Continues under Workers Control, But…
Brukman Workers Face Imminent Police Attack
by Earl Gilman

Articles for the Week of March 17, 2002

As Labor Party's July 2002 Convention Approaches
Looking Again at the Labor Party Project
by Bill Onasch

United Airlines Mechanics Face Concessions after Vote
by Rich Lesnik and Malik Miah

Who Do Living-Wage Laws Help?
by Charles Walker

Articles for the Week of March 3, 2002

Argentina:
National Workers’ Assembly Meeting — a Big Step Forward
by Jordi Martorell

A Film About Britain’s Rail Workers…
And The Disaster of Privatization

Articles for the Week of February 25, 2002

The History and Future of Labor:
Rule of Gold or Golden Rule?
by Paul Le Blanc

Articles for the Week of February 17, 2002

EPA Cover-up of Sept. 11
Hundreds of Thousands May Die!
by Roland Sheppard

Thousands of Steel Industry Jobs Threatened
What’s a Steelworker to Do?
by Charles Walker  

Labor News Briefs

Articles for the Week of February 4, 2002

In Argentina, Assemblies of the People Are Formed
A Step Toward Revolutionary Institutions of Power
Neighborhood Assemblies Assert Their Right to Govern, Declare the Right of Workers’ Assemblies to Participate as Delegates

Articles for the Week of January 28, 2002

Communiqué from the Workers of the Brukman Factory, Buenos Aires, Argentina
We Demand: Municipalize the Brukman Factory under Workers Control!

TDU’s Skewed Balance Sheet
by Charles Walker

As Union Officials Collaborate with Corporate Politicians…
Is a $1.8 Billion Raise Good for New York Workers?
by Charles Walker

Articles for the Week of January 14, 2002

James Petras on Argentina: “You have to take action from below”

Eyewitness Account: The Mass Protests That Brought Down Argentina’s President

British Rail Strikes Make Bosses See Red
London “Times” Blames Socialist Alliance

Looking at the AFL-CIO, New Year’s 2002
A Labor Movement for the Likes of Lucy Parsons and Joe Hill?
by Charles Walker

Labour Party Pakistan reaction to General Musharaf speech

Will ILWU Keep Its Jobs?
by Charles Walker

What’s Good for Ford Is Good for Workers — Not!

Labor News Briefs

Striking Auto Workers Ask “Solidarity House,” When Does Solidarity Begin?

Economic crisis ends an era
Argentina: IMF show state revolts
by Carlos Gabetta

Looking at the AFL-CIO, New Year’s 2002
A Labor Movement for the Likes of Lucy Parsons and Joe Hill?
by Charles Walker

Labour Party Pakistan reaction to General Musharaf speech

Striking Auto Workers Ask “Solidarity House,” When Does Solidarity Begin?

Articles for the Week of December 24, 2001

Is India-Pakistan War Imminent?
by Farooq Tariq, General Secretary, Labour Party Pakistan (LPP)

Articles for the Week of December 17, 2001

Argentina Update December 21, 2001
by George Saunders

Rebellion in Argentina
Workers Fight for Survival, Defying Cops — Government Declares State of Siege
by Charles Walker

Articles for the Week of December 2, 2001

Teamsters Election Report
Victorious Hoffa Vows UPS Will Pay
by Charles Walker  

As Israel Steps Up Violence in the Middle East
The Alternative Information Center Calls for Urgent International Intervention

It’s the Real Thing — Murders at Coke
by David Bacon
from Labor Advocate Online

Articles for the Week of November 25, 2001

Labor’s Toll Was Heavy September 11 and After
A Statement by the Labor Party Interim National Council

Worker to Worker Aid for Afghanistan

Articles for the Week of November 12, 2001

Kabul Falls—What Next?
by Farooq Tariq, general secretary, Labour Party of Pakistan

Will Canadian Labour Congress Oppose the War?

“Too Many Rascals”
Big Win in Portland, Maine, for Universal Health Care — Labor Party Plays Leading Role
by William T. Whitney, Jr.

Articles for the Week of November 5, 2001

Fourth International Resolution
The September 11 Attacks and the Aggression against Afghanistan

Report from Pakistan
Scottish Socialist Interviews Afghan Socialists
by Alan McCombes

Eyewitness at Ron Carey’s Trial
by Marilyn Vogt-Downey

Articles for the Week of October 29, 2001

Post–Sept. 11 Economic Stimulus?
“Workers Can’t Spend Praise”
by Charles Walker

Articles for the Week of September 3, 2001

Ron Carey, “Forgotten Teamster” on Trial
by Charles Walker

Discussion on Special Issue of “The Nation” on the Unions

Some Labor Day 2001 Comments
It’s Still Them and Us
by Bill Onasch

“The Nation” Spotlights Sweeney and the Labor Movement
by Charles Walker

Articles for the Week of August 27, 2001

Genoa: A View from Russia
by Boris Kagarlitsky

The Genoa Protests: Democracy at the Barricades
by Susan George

Articles for the Week of August 20, 2001

Let Cuba Live of Maine Claims Victory

Minnesota Unions Call for Immigration Reform

Articles for the Week of August 13, 2001

AFL-CIO Calls for Action in D.C. against IMF and World Bank

Workers in Portland, Oregon, Support Genoa Protesters

Articles for the Week of July 30, 2001

Comments on the AFL-CIO’s Decision to Support the Bush Energy Plan

AFL-CIO Takes Big Leap Backwards
Abandons Environmental Allies to Line Up with Big Oil, Car Companies — and Bush
by Bill Onasch

Caribou, Jobs, and Union Bureaucrats
by Charles Walker

After Genoa: What Next?

Mumia on Genoa

ICFTU Calls “Global Unions’ Day of Action”
A chance for the movement against capitalist globalization to enter a new phase
by Andrew Pollack

Articles for the Week of July 23, 2001

Second of Two Reports on the Teamsters Convention
Cross-Border Solidarity and Class Politics — Teamsters Convention Takes Wrong Road on Both Issues
by Charles Walker

Reports from the Anti-Globalization Protests in Genoa

How to Reply to the Police Killing of a Genoa Protester
Unite the Organized Working Class with the “Anti-Globalization” Movement

At European Summit in Sweden, Police Also Fired on Protesters
Göteborg, a Prelude to Bloodier Police Action in Genoa
by Jan Malewski

A Coldly Calculated Police Operation in Genoa
Eyewitness Report by Genoa Social Forum Activist
by Stefano Agnoletto

Joint Statement by Two Leading Groups in Genoa Demonstrations
Defend the Mass Movement for an Alternative to Capitalist Globalization

“Global Unions’ Day of Action by the Workplaces of the World”
by Andy Pollack

Police Involvement in Black Bloc and Deliberate Provocation of Violence — More Reports

Key to Victory Against Globalization
Mass Mobilization of the Working Class — Not Small-Scale Street Fighting with Cops
by George Saunders

Media Describe “Anarchists” Fighting Protesters

Articles for the Week of July 9, 2001

Rally in Portland, Maine, July 21
Protest Seizure of Medical Supplies Bound for Cuba  

Alternative Information from Inside Israel
What the Israeli Army Is Really Doing: A Campaign of Revenge and Ethnic Cleansing

Labor, Socialists, and Human Rights — Russia 2001

The Russian Left Today
by Boris Kagarlitsky  

Two Hundred Rally in Moscow July 1
Against Chechnya War, for Labor Rights and Civil Rights

Articles for the Week of July 2, 2001

Political Police — U.S. Style; or Crimes of the FBI
Leonard Peltier Statement on the FBI
Puerto Rican Youth Leader Arrested by FBI
Paul Krassner on “The FBI and Me”

Labor Activists Gather in Kansas City to Discuss Challenges of Labor Law

Hoffa Triumphant, His Opponents Defiant
by Charles Walker

The British Elections

British Elections
Socialists Challenge “New Labour”
Introduction by Peter Johnson

New Labour: A Government with No Mandate
by Alan Thornett

Socialist Alliance Election Manifesto
People before Profit

Discussion on the Trade Unions

The State of Today’s Trade Union Movement
by Roland Sheppard

Some Comments on the Carpenters and “The State of Today’s Trade Union Movement”
by John Kirkland

Teamsters, Feds, and “The State of Today’s Trade Union Movement” — Some Factual Points
by Charles Walker

Articles for the Week of June 17, 2001

Reading From Left to Right
Rigged Media Coverage of Israeli Ethnic Cleansing
by Joe Auciello  

On Eve of Teamsters Convention
Teamster Big Shot Goes Scot-Free, TDU Silent on Feds’ Responsibility
by Charles Walker

Defend the Charleston Five!
by Charles Walker

Cuban Workers Solidarity With Charleston Longshoremen

Articles for the Week of June 10, 2001

“Trade Secrets,” Cancer, and the Environment
What the Bill Moyers Program “Trade Secrets” Revealed
by Roland Sheppard

Articles for the Week of June 3, 2001

Rally and March to Support the Charleston 5
Join the fight for union rights and civil rights

Solidarity Grows for Dockers Victimized by “Police Riots”
by Ashaki Binta

Teamsters New Challenge: Organize Mexican Drivers!
by Charles Walker

“Boston Herald” Article — A Sign of the Times
Public Sympathy for Brockton Nurses Echoed in Mainstream Press
   

California Nurses Association Wins Vote at St. Mary, Long Beach
Ninth Election Win This Year for State’s Largest Nurses Union  

Nurses Chart Course for New National Organization
Leaders of 60,000 RNs Adopt Principles, Goals for New Group  

Brockton Nurses Strike Support Grows, CEO Intransigent
What the Community Can Do To Support the Brockton Hospital Nurses  

Articles for the Week of May 14, 2001

Disclosures by Orlando Sentinel
Bush Forces Stuffed Florida Ballot Boxes
by José Pérez

“Class Struggle in Hollywood, 1930–1950”
Greatest Story Never Told — by the Studios
Review by Charles Walker

Maine Nurses Vote for Freedom
by Sandy Eaton, RN  

Environmental Justice Appeal to President Bush on Climate Change

Open Letter from “Impact” to Rank-and-File Labor Activists

On the Open Letter from “Impact” to Labor Activists
by Charles Walker

May Day, 2001

Workers at Nike Sweatshop in Puebla, Mexico, Send May Day Greetings

May Day Message from Socialist Action, Canada
by Barry Weisleder

May Day — The REAL Labor Day
by Jackie Dana
from Working Stiff Journal

May Day — International Workers’ Holiday
from the Holt Labor Library

Articles for the Week of April 30, 2001

Labor News Briefs
Carpenters Vacate “House of Labor”
by Charles Walker

Articles for the Week of April 1, 2001

Massachusetts Nurses Association Votes To Disaffiliate from National Organization

Hoffa Backs Bush’s Plan to Despoil Alaska Refuge
by Charles Walker

Articles for the Week of March 25, 2001

“New Directions” Caucus Leads Transit Workers Union Action
N.Y. Bus Strikers See What a Difference a Militant Leadership Makes
by Charles Walker

Nike/Reebok Workers in Mexico Form Union — Ask for Continued Support in Battle for Recognition

Articles for the Week of March 18, 2001

For Public Ownership, Not Privatization, in Electric Power, Health, Education…
What the Electric Power Crisis in California Shows — When It Comes to the Basic Needs of Life, the Market Should Not Dictate
Speech by Tony Mazzocchi at forum in California

The “Blue-Green” Alliance in Practice
“Just Transition” Activists Support Cement Plant Workers
by George Shriver

The Just Transition Alliance

Steelworkers, California Nurses Form Landmark Alliance
New Model for Organizing Health Care Workers Is Forged
Less Than 10% of Healthcare Workers in U.S. Are Currently Organized

The Palestine Right to Return Coalition Demands:
U.S. Must Investigate Sharon for War Crimes, Bring Him to Justice

Articles for the Week of March 11, 2001

Birzeit University and Community March for an End to Collective Punishment
Peace Must Be Built on Justice, Not on Ruin and Destruction

Articles for the Week of March 4, 2001

Badly Hammered Domino Strikers Rebuke Labor Movement
by Charles Walker

Student Solidarity with Nike Workers in Mexico

Workers Struggle at a Nike Factory — Kukdong in Puebla, Mexico
by Lane Van Ham

Kukdong Workers Successfully Return to Work, Previously Fired Leaders Required to Sign Individual Contracts

An Assessment of the Kukdong Struggle in Its Second Month
by Erik Brakken

Articles for the week of February 11, 2001

Transport Workers Union Rebels Win in New York
by Marty Goodman

Insurgents Take Charge in Big New York Transit Union
by Steve Downs, Executive Board, TWU Local 10

Articles for the week of February 4, 2001

The Current Crisis of the South African Labor Movement
by Peter Rachleff

Black History Month — African American Labor Leaders

Articles for the week of January 28, 2001

Europe-wide Day of Action against GM

Articles for the Week of January 22, 2001

Dealing with Poverty — U.S. “Experts” vs. Cuba’s Reality
Experience Counts for More Than Words
by W.T. Whitney Jr.

Workers and Electoral Politics

Elections 2000
by Noam Chomsky

Union Political Director Faces Charges for Personally Supporting Nader

News and Discussion of the Ejército Zapatista de Liberación Nacional (EZLN), the Zapatista National Liberation Army of Mexico

News and Discussion of the Partido dos Trabalhadores (PT), the Workers Party of Brazil

Discussion of the 2000 Elections and Their Aftermath

Explorations in the History of American Trotskyism
September 29 – October 1, 2000

Previous Postings

China’s Workers Resist Infringements on Their Rights
by Zhang Kai

A United Front To Mobilize Millions For Democracy
January 20 Must Be A Day Of Resistance
by Ron Daniels

The Autumn 2000 Friendshipment to Cuba and the Second World Solidarity Conference

Seattle Teamster Victory: International VP Rabine Defeated
Dave Reynolds and Rank and File Power Slate Win Major Victory

Seattle Newspaper Strike: Teamsters vs. Teamsters
by Charles Walker

Lessons from Labor History: A Seattle Newspaper Strike in 1936
“More Than Just Another Strike”
Reviewed by Charles Walker

Detroit Strike Ended — “Unconditional Surrender”
by Charles Walker

Result of Canada’s November 27 Election
Liberals Snatch Minority Win; Labor-Based NDP Just Hangs On
by Barry Weisleder

Why Gore Lost
by Jerry Gordon

Teamsters 174 Reaffirm Support for Guild Strike

Report by Striking Workers
Negative Role of Teamster Bureaucrat — Hoffa's Ally, Rabine — in Seattle Newspaper Strike

Lessons of Florida, Part 1
by José Pérez

Lessons of Florida, Part 2
by José Pérez

The Real Double Standard

Solidarity with Seattle Newspaper Strike

The Safeway Strike

Bad Omen for Next National Freight Contract?
by Charles Walker

Election Farce 2000
by Joe Auciello

Labor Party Wins Ballot Questions in Massachusetts

Seattle Labor Party to Hold Post-Election Forum

Bolivian Describes Successful Struggle to Preserve Water
by Howard Kling

Teamsters for a Democratic Union Meet in Cleveland
by Charles Walker

Some Thoughts After the Election
by Andy Parsons

Waiting for the Florida Recount
by Charles Walker

Michael Moore on Florida — “Truly a Scary Place”
Appeals for UN (and Jimmy Carter) to Intervene

Florida Union Members, Retirees Report Voting Problems

KC Labor Statement on the Election
We Need Unity on Working Class Issues No Matter Who Ultimately Wins

Another Election — To Our North — But Where a Labor Party Vote Can Count
Canadian Socialist Action Statement on the November 27 Election

Address to the Million Family March
by Mumia Abu-Jamal

How the Transit Strike Was Settled
Democrats Take Los Angeles Bus Strikers for a Ride
by Charles Walker

Battle in D.C.
Seattle Lite…or New Youth Internationalism?
by Ron Lare

China
Ongoing Struggles on the 11th Anniversary of Tiananmen Square
by Zhang Kai

China Trade Vote: Why the AFL-CIO Lost
by Charles Walker

20,000 Rally for Immigrant Workers Rights
by Charles Walker

Madeleine Albright’s Lies
War Against Health — Truth Is a Casualty
by W.T. Whitney Jr.

Crimes of Clinton-Gore Foreign Policy
Berkeley Student Tells Off the Secretary of State
by Charles Walker

All Bright? I Don’t Think So…
by José Perez

Victory for Workers in Astrakhan, Russia
by Steve Myers, for ISWoR (International Solidarity with Workers in Russia)

May 17 Day of Action in Russia
Mass Workers Demonstrations Against Putin’s New Labor Code
by Lisa Taylor

Moscow Bomb Blast: Veiled Attack Against a Rising Workers Movement in Russia?
by Lisa Taylor

Gore, Occidental, and the U’wa People

Prague Braced for Demonstrations — Water Cannon Not Used Since “Velvet Revolution”
by Kate Connolly

Prague Action by “Art in Defense of Human Rights” (AIDOH)

A Rival Canadian Union Federation?
by Charles Walker

The Split in the Canadian Labour Congress Must Be Stopped
Editorial by Socialist Action of Canada

Remarks at Vigil for Human Rights, for a Humane Border Policy with Peace and Dignity, and Against Vigilantism
by Ian Robertson, President of the Southern Arizona Central Labor Council (AFL-CIO).

Jaye Rykunyk — One of a New Breed of Organizers Shaking Up the Unions

Fifth Conference on Leon Trotsky Highlights the Relevance of His Work

A Review of Nikolai Bukharin’s How It All Began
by Joe Auciello


Argentina: Workers Assemblies & Neighborhood Assemblies Creating a New World


Workers Respond to the September 11, 2001, Terror Attack on New York City and Washington


Memorial Meeting for Bob Mattingly (Charles Walker)
June 12, Oakland, California

Bob Mattingly, life-long trade union militant, socialist, and—under the pen name Charles Walker—labor journalist, passed away last week. In recent years he had maintained a web site, Labor Tuesday

There will be a memorial meeting for Bob, organized by his family, in his hometown of Oakland, California, on June 12, at 1 p.m. at the Chapel of the Chimes, 4499 Piedmont Ave. Memorial messages are welcomed and encouraged. Please send them by e-mail to jmackler@locrian.com.

We reprint here a tribute to Bob by the editor of Labor Standard and also one of Bob's favorite articles.

The Passing of a Tough but Gentle Spirit
For May Day, Remembering Vincent St. John

Tributes to the Memory of Bob Mattingly