The origins of the police force and their role in upholding oppression, racism, and protecting private property and the interests of the ruling class. Presented by Dave Riehle, retired railroad worker and local labor historian. Join us for a Socialist Action webinar series. Learn about the origins of the police force, their role in upholding … Continue reading History of the Racist Police Webinar July 30
The Historical Background of the 1934 Teamster’s Strike in Minneapolis Presented by Dave Riehle, retired railroad worker and local labor historian Join us for a Socialist Action webinar series to commemorate the anniversary of Bloody Friday (July 20) when 67 strikers were shot in the back by police, and 2 killed. Learn about the origins of … Continue reading Remember 1934: Bloody Friday!
By MARC ROME A new mass movement is questioning the very foundations of the US police system, including its role in perpetuating the inequality and divisions among workers based on race.
Obituary by JENNIFER SHRIVER George Van Bibber Shriver Jr. passed away in his sleep on April 24, 2020. His loss is felt by many.
By MARILYN VOGT-DOWNEY A longtime comrade reflects on meeting George and working together in the Socialist Workers Party.