Protest in St. Paul, Minnesota, one of hundreds May 21 defending women’s right to choose.

Tens of thousands demand women’s right to abortion

Protests erupt against new state restrictions

Tens of thousands protested in hundreds of demonstrations across the country May 21 in support of women’s right to choose abortion. It was the largest outpouring of people taking to the streets to defend abortion rights in more than a…


Say no to US rulers’ threats against Iran, US hands off!

The U.S. imperialist rulers’ threats and sanctions against Iran are a danger to working people here and across the Middle East. Washington sees the increased military and political sway the Iranian rulers have carved out in Iraq, Lebanon, Syria and…


Marchers snap up ‘Militant,’ books as drive hits final week

Alyson Kennedy, Socialist Workers Party candidate for mayor of Dallas, and campaign supporter Gerardo Sánchez, left, talk to construction worker Everardo Guerrero in Venus, Texas, May 8. He and his daughter got a subscription to the Militant, two books on special and made donation to Militant Fighting Fund.

The Socialist Workers Party candidates in Kentucky — Amy Husk for governor and Samir Hazboun for lieutenant governor — and campaign supporters joined 150 demonstrators at the federal courthouse in Louisville May 21 to protest against growing attacks on women’s…


UE workers at Wabtec stand up against bosses’ takeback demands

Workers from Wabtec locomotive plant in Erie, Pennsylvania, and supporters march outside company shareholders meeting in Pittsburgh May 17, against bosses’ push for two-tier wages.

PITTSBURGH — Chanting “One Union, One Tier,” dozens of members of the United Electrical Workers union, other area unionists and community supporters marched outside a Wabtec bosses’ shareholders meeting here May 17. The company is demanding the 1,700 members of…



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Campaign against Harvard dean is blow to political rights

Students protest Feb. 11 for removal of African American Harvard law professor Ronald Sullivan as dean of Winthrop House. He was targeted for providing legal counsel to movie producer Harvey Weinstein. Inset, graffiti on college door.

In the name of defending women, student protesters and administration officials at Harvard University struck a serious blow against political rights by stripping responsibilities from a longstanding faculty dean in the law school who took on the controversial job of…








SWP Statement

For recognition of a Palestinian state and Israel

• For recognition of a Palestinian state and of Israel
• For repeal of U.S. Jerusalem Embassy Act
• For workers’ solidarity in Israel, Palestine, the world over
The following statement, drafted by Steve Clark, was released Dec. 11 by Jack Barnes, Socialist Workers Party…
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.