May Day strike Toward the Mass Strike: Interview with Two Southern Organizers Cosmonaut
In anticipation of May Day, we’ve sat down to talk with two organizers from Cooperation Jackson, an organization building economic democracy and solidarity in Jackson, Mississippi, and Target Workers Unite, a militant retail worker organization fighting one of the largest corporations in the United States.
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Excerpts from speeches by Comandante en jefe Fidel Castro Ruz in 1970, 1981, 1992 and 2001
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