Help fight Florida prison officials’ ongoing censorship of ‘Militant’

Vol. 82/No. 38 - October 15, 2018

By continuously impounding issues of the socialist newsweekly the Militant, Florida Department of Corrections officials are routinely violating their own guidelines, and the protections of the Bill of Rights for prisoners to read books and periodicals. The most recent impoundment was…

US, Russian rulers, Tehran and Tel Aviv vie in Mideast

Vol. 82/No. 38 - October 15, 2018
S-300 surface-to-air missiles, like those the Russian rulers just delivered to Syrian regime.

As the civil war in Syria winds down, with dictator Bashar al-Assad still in power, Washington, Moscow and the rival capitalist rulers in the region are maneuvering to protect their economic, political and military interests. And the long-simmering dispute between…

North Carolina workers confront social disaster

Crisis is product of dog-eat-dog capitalist rule
Vol. 82/No. 38 - October 15, 2018
Sept. 28, Rebecca Stutts (center) and Militant subscriber Samantha Worrell (right) introduced Rachele Fruit, Socialist Workers Party candidate for Georgia governor, to workers in North Carolina coastal area abandoned by capitalist rulers after Hurricane Florence.

WILMINGTON, N.C. — “People just got back on their feet from Hurricane Matthew in 2016, and now we’ve been hit again by Hurricane Florence,” Samantha Worrell told three worker-correspondents for the Militant  Sept. 28. She lives in the small town…

25, 50 and 75 Years Ago

Vol. 82/No. 38 - October 15, 2018

October 18, 1993 Dealing another blow to the myth of “humanitarian” intervention, President Bill Clinton has significantly expanded U.S. forces and armor in Somalia. The battle in the streets of Mogadishu, in which hundreds of Somalis were killed and wounded…

‘Working class needs to build a labor party’

Vol. 82/No. 38 - October 15, 2018

“Socialist Workers Party? Now that’s something. I’ve voted Democrat for years but now I’m not so sure about any of them,” retired chemical worker Bill Banks told SWP member Jacquie Henderson and supporter Jim Horn when they knocked on his…