history

Thwarting the Cuban Revolution

February 2022

A summary history of how U.S. imperialist aims and anti-communist aggression have hurt the island’s people and undermined its socialist aspirations.

Labor’s Giant Step

February 2022

The explosive history of the CIO (Congress of Industrial Organizations), whose innovative techniques and organizing concepts shook the power structure to its core.

Passing the torch

February 2022

Vietnam-era radicals have an urgent task – to pass on the lessons of history to today’s activists opposing war and fighting capitalism’s crimes.

Fight to free Peltier heats up

February 2022

Help in the renewed fight to finally free Peltier, Native American leader wrongly convicted for killing two FBI agents during a shoot-out at Pine Ridge Reservation in 1977. Also: carpenter’s strike coverage, and a recent book on the Bolshevik Revolution.

Unions push for bold reform

October 2021

What is the PRO Act? And what will it take to win it? Lessons of history’s militant strikes and solidarity, led by rank-and-file unionists, point the way.