Autoworkers picket line at Bolingbrook, Illinois, GM plant was reinforced by Steelworkers Oct. 5. As bosses force longer strike, UAW strikers need solidarity to stand up to auto barons.

UAW strike against GM is battle for all workers

Back fight to end bosses use of temps, two-tier pay

FLINT, Mich. — So many drivers were honking their horns in solidarity that at times it was hard to carry on a discussion on the United Auto Workers picket lines at the General Motors plants here during an Oct. 5-6…


Halt Ankara’s assault against the Kurds in north Syria!

Aiming to deal blows to the Kurdish peoples’ struggle for national rights, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has begun airstrikes on the Kurdish-controlled region of northeastern Syria. President Donald Trump announced Oct. 6 the withdrawal of some U.S. troops in…


Liberals push impeachment, target is the working class

Impeachment hysteria is consuming the Democratic Party, pushing their 2020 presidential candidates’ competition aside, as the party’s leaders in the House of Representatives have launched “impeachment inquiries” against President Donald Trump in no less than six different House committees. Their…



Hong Kong ban on masks can’t stop struggle for political rights

As mass protests for political rights and against Beijing’s interference continued, the Hong Kong government announced Oct. 4 it was implementing a highly controversial ban on people wearing face masks at public assemblies. The Chinese government applauded the repressive measure,…


Features

Youth throng Manila book fair for literature, culture, politics

Interested youth discuss, buy literature in Pathfinder booth at Manila book fair Sept. 14, following meeting presenting Are They Rich Because They’re Smart? Class, Privilege, and Learning Under Capitalism, and Women in Cuba: The Making of a Revolution Within the Revolution.

MANILA, Philippines — Over 150,000 people flocked to the 40th Manila International Book Fair held in the huge Mall of Asia shopping complex Sept. 11–15. This was larger than last year. Over 100 publishers and distributors, mainly from the Philippines,…






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.