Socialist Workers Party candidate for U.S. president Rachele Fruit, third from right, joins Rona big box store workers strike picket in Montreal May 8. The 172 workers in Confederation of National Trade Unions set up picket lines following bosses’ lockout after one-day strike May 4.
SWP presidential candidate Rachele Fruit:

‘Workers need to break with the bosses’ parties, build a labor party’

Fruit takes campaign to Canada, calls for working-class solidarity MONTREAL — Over three days here, Rachele Fruit, the Socialist Workers Party candidate for U.S. president, met with Canadian National rail workers as they prepare for a possible strike; brought her…

As we go to press:

Washington state officials have informed the Socialist Workers Party that Henry Dennison, its candidate for U.S. Senate, is on the ballot!

As Moscow hits Kharkiv region, soldiers’ deaths spur protests

“Solo protest” in Moscow Jan. 6, says, “Freedom for mobilized. Bring back husbands, fathers, sons!” The Way Home group, families of Russian conscripts, denounced Putin’s May 9 rally, “Did our ancestors truly sacrifice their lives so we would be drawn into this [Ukraine] war?”

In an escalation of Vladimir Putin’s murderous war against the people of Ukraine, Moscow’s tanks attacked across Ukraine’s northeastern border May 10 for the first time since the early weeks of its invasion in 2022. Ukrainian reserves are engaged in…

Judge makes a mockery of the Constitution in NY Trump trial

The right to a fair trial and free speech were dealt serious blows by Judge Juan Merchan as part of the prosecution of presidential candidate Donald Trump initiated by New York City District Attorney Alvin Bragg, a Democrat. Bragg ran…


US-led intervention in Haiti deepens crisis, cycle of violence

U.S. Air Force cargo plane arrives at Toussaint Louverture airport in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, May 11 to build operations base for Kenyan-led military force backed by Washington, U.N.

Under the pressure of Washington and other capitalist powers, a transitional presidential council was established in Haiti April 25 prior to the arrival of a Kenyan-led foreign military force. It’s tasked with quelling the current levels of gang violence and…

Socialist Workers Party leadership sets course ahead

Adopts course to build union solidarity • defend constitutional freedoms • fight for wages, hours, job conditions that prevent families in working class from being torn apart • defend Cuba’s socialist revolution and its example in the U.S. and world over
International Educational Conference in Oberlin, Ohio, June 8-10, brought together over 330 people for reports, discussion on communist program, continuity and activities. Right, SWP literature table during conference.
OBERLIN, Ohio — “The sweeping indictment of Donald Trump under the Espionage Act by President Joseph…

Cuba and Chernobyl

This Cuban documentary produced in 2006 tells the story of the Chernobyl nuclear catastrophe in Ukraine and Cuba’s exemplary internationalist medical program that treated more than 25,000 victims.