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Miners must take control of the struggle into their own hands!

Alabama miners are determined to fight, but the UMWA is isolating the strike and working to defeat it.

That's why we're building independent rank-and-file committees of miners, linked with committees of autoworkers, educators, and Amazon workers, which will break the isolation imposed by the corporate-controlled unions and unite the working class.

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Build a rank-and-file committee of miners!

The International Workers Alliance of Rank-and-File Committees (IWA-RFC) now includes committees of rank-and-file autoworkers, educators, Amazon workers, postal workers, and bus drivers.

If you are a rank-and-file mine worker, fill out this form now to contact us and start building a committee.

You can also text us at 205-614-9370

100 years since the Battle of Blair Mountain

Between August 25 and September 2, 1921, as many as 20,000 coal miners in southern West Virginia waged armed combat against a private army employed by the coal companies.

Andy Thompson, Jerry White

UMWA promotes NLRB diversion as Warrior Met continues strikebreaking

Since 1,100 miners went on strike in April against Warrior Met Coal in Alabama, the United Mine Workers of America has done nothing to seriously oppose management’s strikebreaking tactics outside of impotent appeals to the NLRB and Wall Street.

Shelley Connor