Lorain, Ohio, nurses fight bosses attack on health benefits

Vol. 82/No. 46 - December 10, 2018

Over 100 nurses, members of Service Employees International Union Local 1199, were joined by area unionists and other supporters in a milelong “silent march” and rally outside the Mercy Regional Medical Center in Lorain, Ohio, Nov. 20. The nurses were…

‘Socialism is next inevitable stage of social evolution’

Vol. 82/No. 46 - December 10, 2018
Socialist Workers Party leader James P. Cannon speaks in New York after release from prison, May 1, 1945. Eighteen leaders of SWP and Minneapolis Teamsters were framed up for their opposition to the second imperialist world war and “conspiracy” to overthrow U.S. government.

Below is an excerpt from America’s Road to Socialism by James P. Cannon, one of Pathfinder’s Books of the Month for December. The book contains five talks presented at public forums by Cannon in 1952 and 1953 that describe the…

U.S. rulers push back against Beijing’s expanding challenge

Vol. 82/No. 46 - December 10, 2018

Sharpening frictions between the rulers in the U.S. and China were revealed at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum, held in Papua New Guinea Nov. 17-18. It became a platform for the U.S. capitalist class and its close allies, from Australia…

Protests hit widespread gov’t corruption, misrule in Haiti

Vol. 82/No. 46 - December 10, 2018

Tens of thousands of people took to the streets across Haiti for several days and some went on strike starting Nov. 18, protesting government corruption and theft. The crisis of capitalist production, trade and jobs has hit hard in Haiti,…

25, 50 and 75 Years Ago

Vol. 82/No. 46 - December 10, 2018

December 13, 1993 CLIFTON, New Jersey — Waving signs calling for the defense of free speech, 250 striking dyers, finishers, and printers, members of the Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union, rallied in front of city hall here November 29…


Vol. 82/No. 46 - December 10, 2018

Censorship in Kansas prisons I want to thank you and everyone for making it possible for me to be part of the Militant newspaper and for fighting for all prisoners around the world. The prison I am in has been…

Join workers in struggle, break with bosses’ parties

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Vol. 82/No. 46 - December 10, 2018
Dennis Richter, Socialist Workers Party candidate for US Senate in California during 2018 election, talks with worker at Farmer Johns meatpacking plant in Vernon, Oct. 31.

Socialist Workers Party members found widespread interest in the party’s program, and in how it championed workers on strike to defend their jobs, wages and safety, and joined in protests against police brutality, Jew-hatred, for women’s right to choose abortion…

Workers seek road forward out of crisis of capitalism

Vol. 82/No. 46 - December 10, 2018

Workers, farmers and young people Socialist Workers Party members talk to are attracted to the strike of Marriott Hotel workers who have popularized the cry “One job should be enough!” Many say, “That’s right, I’m working two jobs myself.” Or,…