SWP candidate for US Senate Alyson Kennedy, right, discusses fight against police brutality, for amnesty for workers without papers with Victoria Dominguez in Waxahachie, Texas, July 30.
Militant/George Chalmers

SWP takes campaigns to workers’ doorsteps

Socialist Workers Party says workers need to take power

“I know all about Santos Rodriguez! I grew up in southwest Dallas,” Victoria Dominguez told Alyson Kennedy, Socialist Workers Party candidate for U.S. Senate from Texas, when she knocked on her door July 30. “You need to meet my mother.…


SWP: Build fighting alliance of workers and farmers!

The following statement by Róger Calero, Socialist Workers Party candidate for governor of New York, was released Aug. 8. The crisis facing working farmers and ranchers and the pressing need for the unions to mobilize solidarity with their struggles was…


Workers have nothing to gain in US moves on China trade

Claiming Beijing has been “cheating,” Washington imposed a series of tariffs on Chinese goods, seeking to use its superior clout to gain concessions to aid U.S. bosses in trade between the two countries. The Chinese rulers, so far, have responded…



New round of protests in Iran oppose impact of rulers’ wars

Track workers near Nayshabour, Aug. 7 protest effects of Iranian rulers’ counterrevolutionary wars. Banner says, “We have not been paid wages for several months. We have no job security. We have no future. We have no honor. We have no bread. We have no social benefits.”

A new round of protests and strikes are unfolding across Iran, following the working-class-led protests that took place in late December and early January. They’re fueled above all by the impact on the working class of the wars conducted by…


US, NKorea denuclearization moves good for working class

Washington and Pyongyang continue to take steps to implement the agreement for the “denuclearization” of the Korean Peninsula reached at the June 12 summit in Singapore between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. The agreement is…

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NY forum takes up crisis facing workers, farmers in Nicaragua

FSLN government has no continuity with 1979 revolution
Peasants celebrate land reform, Santo Tomás, Nicaragua, Dec. 11, 1983. In early years of revolution FSLN responded to peasants fight for land. But over next few years reversed themselves, promising “patriotic” landlords their property would be protected and land reform was dead.
Militant/Michael Baumann

NEW YORK — Although Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega still drapes himself in the symbols of the 1979 Sandinista Revolution, the government he heads is a capitalist government, Socialist Workers Party leader Róger Calero told participants at the Militant Labor Forum…




In defense of the US working class

SWP leader at Havana event answers question: ‘Can working people in US make a socialist revolution?’
Striking teachers at West Virginia Capitol in Charleston, Feb. 26, 2018, as one of most significant labor battles in U.S. in decades exploded. Teachers and other school workers went on strike statewide, winning support from students, parents, churches and other unions. Strikes and protests spread to Oklahoma, Kentucky, Arizona, Colorado, and North Carolina. “What happened there is a living refutation of the portrait of working-class bigotry and ‘backwardness’ painted by middle class liberals and much of the radical left,” says Socialist Workers Party leader Mary-Alice Waters.
The following is the talk by Mary-Alice Waters to a conference organized by the Cuban Institute of History…



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.