Argentina: Massive Teacher’s March on Eighth Day of Strike

March 17, 2017 | The teachers are at the forefront of a growing struggle against austerity measures, layoffs and inflation.

Sara Jayne


Swedish dockworkers do battle with APM Terminals

February 23, 2017 | Swedish dockworkers in the port of Gothenburg are in the midst of a long-running dispute with APM Terminals (APMT). This dispute between members of the Swedish Dockworkers’ Union (SDU) and APMT (...)

Sean Robertson


Sanders and the Unions Support Trump Measures

January 27, 2017 | This week, Sanders the “socialist” praised Trump’s executive order to withdraw the United States from the TPP (Trans-Pacific Partnership) and received praise from the union bureaucracy.

Celeste Murillo


Bring BLM Back to the Streets: A Critique of the M4BL Platform

December 30, 2016 | Donald Trump’s victory demands our vigilance and readiness to fight. The urgency for a united front of resistance and mobilizations to defend against rightwing attacks has become clearer than (...)

Juan Cruz Ferre
Julia Wallace


SEIU Caucuses Say “No Cops in Our Unions!”

October 25, 2016 | The African American caucus and the Latino caucus of SEIU Local 721 in Los Angeles voted to support the UAW 2865 Resolution calling on the AFL-CIO to disaffiliate from the international police unions.


United Front and the Fight Against the Union Bureaucracy

September 19, 2016 | The workers’ united front does not mean peaceful coexistence with the union bureaucracy.

Juan Cruz Ferre

United States - Police Unions

Cops Out of Our Unions: A Demand to the AFL-CIO

July 12, 2016 | Workers can organize a united labor fightback against police brutality. One step is to demand that union leaders disaffiliate cop organizations from our unions.

Tre Kwon



July 11, 2016

Julia Wallace


The Labor Movement in Post-Communist Countries

June 10, 2016 | We interviewed Mihai Varga, a Romanian specialist on trade unionism in Eastern and Central Europe and author of "Worker Protests in post-communist Romania and Ukraine," published in August 2015. (...)

Philippe Alcoy


Guatemalan Tire Workers Protest Working Conditions

May 25, 2016 | In New Bedford, a city with a population just shy of 100,000 people, the workers of Bob’s Tire Company are fighting for better working conditions and a fair contract.



Historic victory for the Left in the Tire workers’ union (SUTNA)

May 06, 2016 | On April 29, a united left slate won a historic victory in the elections of the Sindicato Único de Trabajadores del Neumático Argentino (SUTNA - United Tire Workers’ Union of Argentina). The (...)

Sean Robertson

Air France and the “Ripped Shirt Affair”

A Shift in the Wind for the French Working Class?

October 31, 2015 | The October 5th meeting of Air France’s executive committee, set to confirm the layoff of over 2,900 employees as part of the company’s new restructuring plan, was interrupted by employees who (...)

Ivan Matewan


Workers Organize at B&H New York

October 28, 2015 | Lupita Romero reports from Brooklyn on an organizing campaign among Latino immigrant warehouse workers that is galvanizing widespread solidarity.

Lupita Romero

Book Review

Resuscitating the U.S. Labor Movement

October 13, 2015 | Stanley Aronowitz's The Death and Life of American Labor touches on discussions that warrant serious debate among the Left in the U.S.

Juan Cruz Ferre


The Political Significance of the All India Strike and the Revolutionary Movement in India

September 25, 2015 | Between 1991 and 2015 there is a vast gap. The mainstream left parties and the Central Trade Unions and other mass organisations affiliated to them had at that time a much tighter grip on the (...)

US labor movement

"Labor Needs to Get its Own House in Order Around Race"

August 12, 2015 | In this interview, economist and labor educator Michael Yates* talks about the crisis of the labor movement, its relationship with the anti-racist movement, FightFor15 and much more.

Michael D Yates


No Place for Cops in Our Unions

August 07, 2015 | Last week, Local 2865 of the United Auto Workers passed a resolution calling on the AFL-CIO to end its affiliation with the International Union of Police Associations.

Julia Wallace
Tre Kwon


Maritime Union of Australia elections: continuity and change

July 22, 2015 | The Quadrennial Elections of the Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) have just been finalised, with newly elected officials taking office on July 1. The election results were a real mixed bag.

Sean Robertson


’The key is the organization of the supply-chains for fast food and the new retail stores’

July 16, 2015 | Charlie Post is a Professor at City University of New York and a socialist activist. He is the author of the book American Road to Capitalism. In this interview originally published in Esquerda (...)