PROLETARIAN HISTORY: The Homestead Strike

By Mark Delaney On June 30, 1892, steelworkers in Homestead, Pennsylvania began a massive strike that would culminate with a full-scale battle at the Homestead Steel Works, owned by the Carnegie Steel Company. The workers were organized under the Amalgamated Association of Iron and Steel Workers, a national trade union, although the union’s membership was only for skilled craftsmen. Production at the mill was increasing due … Continue reading PROLETARIAN HISTORY: The Homestead Strike

KANSAS CITY: Trabajadores lanzan nueva organización revolucionaria

Originalmente publicado el 30 de marzo, 2019. Por Robert Fox El último domingo, el Movimiento Revolucionario de Trabajadores (MRT) celebró su primera reunión pública, y declaró su intención de organizar los trabajadores de Kansas City para luchar contra los patrones explotadores y conquistar poder para la clase obrera. Trabajadores de muchos distintos profesiones y sectores laborales, de operarios automotrices a plomeros y soldadores, asistieron y … Continue reading KANSAS CITY: Trabajadores lanzan nueva organización revolucionaria

AUSTIN: Beerland Fundraiser Collects Over $6,000 for Striking Workers

By Dmitri Sans On Thursday night, Empire Control Room & Garage hosted a benefit show for workers at neighboring venue Beerland in downtown Austin, raising $6,063 for their support fund. Beerland workers went on strike two weeks ago to protest bounced paychecks and the failure of former owner Richard Lynn to stock the venue with necessary supplies. Featured bands included Octopus Project, Broken Gold, USA/Mexico, … Continue reading AUSTIN: Beerland Fundraiser Collects Over $6,000 for Striking Workers

KANSAS CITY: Workers Launch New Revolutionary Organization

By Robert Fox Last Sunday, the Revolutionary Workers Movement (RWM) held their first public meeting, declaring their intention to organize workers in Kansas City to fight back against exploiting bosses and conquer power for the working class. Workers from many trades, from auto workers to plumbers to welders, showed up to the meeting excited about the new organization. Attendees shared their experiences of foremen who … Continue reading KANSAS CITY: Workers Launch New Revolutionary Organization

FRANCE: Young Revolutionaries Hold National Conference

By Alexander Yari On the last weekend of February, the revolutionary group Jeunes Révolutionnaires (Young Revolutionaries) hosted a Conference of Revolutionary Mass Organizations, the first of its kind in France. Young Revolutionaries began last year, setting up chapters outside of the Parisian region after June 23, 2018 when it officially jumped to a nationwide level during the International Meeting for the 50th anniversary of the … Continue reading FRANCE: Young Revolutionaries Hold National Conference