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The National Guard Is No Friend of Workers and the Oppressed: A Lesson from Ludlow

On this day in 1914, the National Guard slaughtered striking miners and their wives and children in Ludlow, Colorado. The National Guard has never been a friend of the working class, even if its members come from that class. No wonder unionists expelled the National Guard recently from the St. Paul Labor Center, which it was using to launch its forays into Brooklyn Center, Minnesota after the police killing of Daunte Wright.

Scott Cooper

April 20, 2021

Protests Against Police Violence Erupt in Atlanta, Mayor and Celebrities Urge Demonstrators to “Go Home”

Protests erupted in Atlanta, Georgia on Friday evening over the murder of George Floyd by Minnesota cop Derek Chauvin. Demonstrators were met with police repression and were reprimanded by the mayor and rappers Killer Mike and T.I. who urged them to “stay home.”

Otto Fors

May 30, 2020

A Caravan Against Borders

As Trump deploys the National Guard to the Mexican border, hundreds of Central American migrants are marching across Mexico to protest the U.S. president’s anti-immigrant assault.

Sergio Moissen

April 20, 2018

The Militarization of the Border and the Tasks of Socialists

An immediate mobilization of workers and popular sectors — on both sides of the border — is necessary to demand the withdrawal of the National Guard and an end to deportations and Trump’s border wall.

Pablo Oprinari

April 13, 2018