Liberals push impeachment, target is the working class

Vol. 83/No. 38 - October 21, 2019

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…

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

Vol. 83/No. 38 - October 21, 2019

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…

UAW strike against GM is battle for all workers

Back fight to end bosses use of temps, two-tier pay
Vol. 83/No. 38 - October 21, 2019
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.

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…

Contribute to SWP Party-Building Fund!

Vol. 83/No. 38 - October 21, 2019

The SWP Party-Building Fund of $100,000 is essential for the party to cover its basic expenses and to take advantage of new opportunities in the class struggle. Winning contributions through discussions on workers’ doorsteps, on the job and in joining…


Vol. 83/No. 38 - October 21, 2019

Illinois prison book ban I was reading the front-page article in your Sept. 9 issue on the Florida gulag system’s overturning the ban on several issues of the Militant  and I came across the information about the Danville Correctional Center’s…

25, 50 and 75 Years Ago

Vol. 83/No. 38 - October 21, 2019

October 24, 1994 With almost unanimous bipartisan support, U.S. president Bill Clinton has launched a mammoth military buildup in the Persian Gulf in preparation for a possible military attack on Iraq. In a matter of days, tens of thousands of…

In Teamster battles, ‘Workers learned to fight as a class’

Vol. 83/No. 38 - October 21, 2019
In Teamster battles, ‘Workers learned to fight as a class’

The following excerpt is from Teamster Power, by Farrell Dobbs, one of Pathfinder’s Books of the Month for October. The title is about how members of Teamsters Local 574 learned to wield the union power forged through three 1934 strike…

Albany nurses fight for union contract, against short staffing

Vol. 83/No. 38 - October 21, 2019

ALBANY, N.Y. — “What do we want? Contract! When do we want it? Now!” chanted hundreds of nurses and their supporters outside Albany Medical Center here Sept. 25.  “We nurses love to take care of our patients but, at this…

California sheet metal workers end strike, cite gains

Vol. 83/No. 38 - October 21, 2019

STOCKTON, Calif. — After 26 days on strike, workers voted Oct. 1 to approve a new contract with Simpson Strong-Tie, a maker of metal parts used in the building and construction industries. Three hundred and nineteen workers at the plant…