SF, Hawaii hotel strikers: ‘One job should be enough!’

Vol. 82/No. 46 - December 10, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO — Hundreds of striking hotel workers, members of the UNITE HERE union, gathered in a steady rain Nov. 23, rallying at downtown Yerba Buena Gardens on Mission Street to show their determination to continue their strike at seven…

Big response to win in fight for ex-prisoners’ right to vote

Vol. 82/No. 46 - December 10, 2018
SWP member Seth Galinsky shows Ligia Rivera the Militant at the day care center she runs out of her home in the Bronx, Nov. 11. Many Uber drivers leave their children with her during the crazy hours that they work, she said. She bought a Militant subscription, as well as Malcolm X, Black Liberation, and the Road to Workers Power and The Clintons’ Anti-Working-Class Record.

As the Socialist Workers Party’s eight-week drive to win 1,400 readers of the Militant, sell 1,400 copies of books by party leaders and raise $100,000 for the SWP Party-Building Fund enters its final week, branches of the SWP across the…

California Camp Fire catastrophe caused by dog-eat-dog capitalism

Vol. 82/No. 46 - December 10, 2018
Impalas Car Club members serve meal to fire survivors in Walmart lot, Chico, California, Nov. 17. In face of government neglect, working-class solidarity key to get food, clothes, supplies.

A social catastrophe has been visited on working people who live in the Northern California area devastated by the Camp Fire, the deadliest wildfire in the state’s history. At least 88 are dead as of Nov. 26, 203 remain unaccounted…

‘UK out now!’ Brexit is best terrain for the workers to fight

Vol. 82/No. 46 - December 10, 2018

LONDON — Defying millions of working people who voted for Brexit, Prime Minister Theresa May is pursuing a “deal” — a 585-page opaque document — that will keep the U.K.’s capitalist rulers aligned with the protectionist bloc known as the…

Join May Day brigade, learn about Cuban Revolution

Vol. 82/No. 46 - December 10, 2018

Workers and young people from around the world have a special opportunity to learn firsthand about Cuba’s socialist revolution and offer their solidarity with the Cuban people by joining the 14th May Day International Volunteer Work Brigade in Solidarity with…

Florida voting rights victory is gain for the working class!

Vol. 82/No. 45 - December 3, 2018
Oct. 27 actions took place across Florida for Amendment 4. Measure won by 64 percent, restoring voting rights to over a million former prisoners, inspiring fights in other states.

The following statement was issued Nov. 21 by John Studer, organizer of the Socialist Workers Party national campaign. The elections in Florida were the most important for working people in the U.S. this year for one reason — the amendment…

Voting rights amendment for ex-prisoners wins big majority

Vol. 82/No. 45 - December 3, 2018

The passage of Amendment 4 in Florida restoring voting rights to most people convicted of felonies there is an important victory for working people and gives an impetus to similar fights across the country. The owners of the New York…

Calif. wildfire carnage is product of capitalist rule

Vol. 82/No. 45 - December 3, 2018
Volunteers wearing masks to keep out smoky air serve food to fire survivors at Walmart encampment Nov. 15. Hundreds of workers are volunteering in face of government inaction.

CHICO, Calif. — Working people in Paradise, Magalia and other towns near here were hit by one of the worst wildfires — named the Camp Fire — in state history, burning over 150,000 acres in Butte County beginning Nov. 8.…