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Chemist Warehouse strikers beat the pharmaceutical distribution company in 2019. Photo: abc.net.au

We refuse to disarm: Reject Morrison’s call to put down our weapons

The Morrison government is determined to bring militant unions to heel — carrot or stick, either weapon will do.
Woman holding a sign that says "I Can't Breathe"

“I can’t breathe” 6 years later — and the fight against police violence rages on

The joint National Comrades of Color Caucus of the Freedom Socialist Party and Radical Women on the "corrosive power of white supremacy" in service of the capitalist class.
May 30 protests to demand justice for George Floyd and an end to murders by police

May 30 protests to demand justice for George Floyd and an end to murders by police

Take a stand against police violence in a city near you.
Woman holding a sign that says "Black Lives Matter"

#JusticeforFloyd

Join us in demanding all the officers involved in the killing of George Floyd are charged with murder.
Committee for Revolutionary International Regroupment – Protocols for dealing with sexual abuse

Committee for Revolutionary International Regroupment – Protocols for dealing with sexual abuse

Women worldwide are on the rise against male chauvinism and all its brutal by-products.
Take Action to Support Yakima Fruit Workers

Take Action to Support Yakima Fruit Workers

Take five minutes to call these companies and urge them to negotiate with their workers and not retaliate against them for striking!
Wildcat Strikes Sweep Washington’s Fruit Packing Industry as Workers Seek Safety Against Covid-19

Wildcat Strikes Sweep Washington’s Fruit Packing Industry as Workers Seek Safety Against Covid-19

On May 7, fruit packers at Allan Brothers walked off the job to protest conditions made deadly by the pandemic.
OWLS members protesting for better working conditions

Salute to Frontline Workers: Emergency Motorcade for Workers’ Rights

Seattle-based Organized Workers for Labor Solidarity organizes a car caravan to demand justice and safety for bus drivers, grocery employees, and other frontline workers.
A tale of two pandemics

A tale of two pandemics

Murderous prejudice, healthcare for profit, capitalist ineptitude — it all happened during the AIDS epidemic in the 1980s. Fightback lessons learned then illuminate the way forward now.
US sanctions block aid and wreak havoc

US sanctions block aid and wreak havoc

USA sanctions against numerous countries are designed to cripple nations economically that defy US dictates. They constitute warfare on civilians, especially the poorest and most oppressed.
A woman wears a mask that says "Condition Critical"

Public healthcare: the cure is in our hands

Dr. Susan Williams’ searing critique of privatized healthcare shows why a nationalized system under workers' control is the “only option that makes sense.”
A man holds up a sign reading "OUR HEALTH IS JUST AS ESSENTIAL"

Low-wage workers rebel against abuse

Essential and angry! Overwhelmed workers, most of them underpaid women, immigrants and people of color, are bringing unions and communities together in protest.
Two military combat ships cruise together.

Trump sends warships in bid to unseat Maduro

Long-suffering Venezuelan workers want neither a U.S. takeover nor Maduro’s dictatorial rule. What they need is international solidarity to counteract U.S. military threats and sanctions.
Farmworkers in daily peril

Farmworkers in daily peril

In the middle of an historic pandemic, the government has rightly declared farmworkers essential to the food supply chain. As a former farmworker, I know it takes hard labor to plant and process the food
Woman with sign reading "LEAVE NO BILLIONAIRE BEHIND"

Bailouts rob the public to give to the rich

A clear-eyed report on how $8 trillion of public funds for Covid-19 aid went mostly to big corporations and millionaires. Token relief went to families, individuals, and truly small businesses.
The planet Earth from space.

A socialist feminist response to Covid-19

Nine straightforward demands that will be helpful to all those organizing for human need in the face of pandemic misery and government failures.
In Argentina: quarantine, poverty, and repression

In Argentina: quarantine, poverty, and repression

An eye-witness report on how the Argentine government is using the pandemic to collapse the public healthcare system, fire workers, rescue big business, and repress growing protest.
People in a hallway, receding in the distance, holding signs. The one in front reads "SET US FREE"

First Nations, immigrants, and refugees fight for survival

Australia’s most vulnerable — Aboriginal people, migrants, and refugees— get the least help, are the sickest, and jailed for failing to distance or protesting on behalf of trapped prisoners.