Alabama

‘Mothers of Gynecology’ monument exposes horrors of slavery 

A righteous tidal wave of anger followed people seeing the nine-minutes-plus videotaped police lynching of George Floyd in Minneapolis late…

July 22, 2022

Workers mobilize against Amazon – across borders

Despite ferocious union-busting attacks, Amazon workers continue to organize and move forward — with recent noteworthy progress from the U.S.…

July 11, 2022

Organizing drive at Amazon in Alabama has ‘more momentum’

Centreville, Alabama Workers at the Amazon warehouse in Bessemer, Alabama, cast final votes March 25 in a second historic attempt…

March 28, 2022

Fighting for voting rights and workers’ rights

In an act of blatant racism, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a 5-4 ruling Feb. 7 that halted a lower…

February 23, 2022

Coal miners carry Alabama strike to Wall Street

Coal miners on strike in Brookwood, Ala., are staying stalwart midway through their fourth month on the picket line —…

July 22, 2021

Alabama coal miners: Solidarity forever! 

Members of the United Mine Workers (UMWA) Local 2245, in Brookwood, Ala., entered the fourth month of their strike against…

July 9, 2021

Alabama coal miners take on Wall Street

A delegation of striking Alabama coal miners marched on Wall Street June 22 to protest the crushing grip of big…

July 1, 2021

Alabama miners’ strike: ‘We are Union!’

Centreville, Ala. May 31 — In Brookwood, Ala., the 1,100 miners of United Mine Workers (UMWA) Local 2245 are entering…

June 2, 2021

On the picket line

Nurses organize National Nurses United reported the nurses at Maine Medical Center successfully voted to unionize. The 2,000 nurses will…

May 13, 2021

‘The fire has started!’ in Alabama — Amazon, mine workers

April 18 — Miners at Warrior Met Coal in Brookwood, Ala., struck April 1 and are still picketing as of…

April 20, 2021