Beijing, Tehran form alliance to fight harsh US sanctions

Vol. 84/No. 30 - August 3, 2020

The rulers in Iran and China reached a draft agreement in June that would expand their economic and military cooperation. Facing an unprecedented international economic crisis, governments in both countries are looking for ways to offset the impact of their…

Join campaign to get Socialist Workers Party on the ballot

Vol. 84/No. 30 - August 3, 2020
Mary Martin, right, campaigns for SWP candidates in Kent, Washington. Cruise ship worker Kathleen Jones was stuck at sea for two months due to quarantine. “I’ll sign for the candidates,” she said after hearing that SWP is for public works program to put people back to work.

The Socialist Workers Party is campaigning to get Alyson Kennedy and Malcolm Jarrett, its candidates for president and vice president, on the ballot in Washington state, Tennessee and elsewhere. The party has run a presidential slate in every election since…

Put SWP on the ballot! Fight for workers control of production

Vol. 84/No. 30 - August 3, 2020

Alyson Kennedy, Socialist Workers Party candidate for president, issued the following statement July 22. Malcolm Jarrett is the party’s candidate for vice president. Join the campaign to put the Socialist Workers Party presidential ticket, Malcolm Jarrett and myself, on the…

Build solidarity with the strikers at Bath shipyard!

Strikers say No! to bosses’ union-busting demands
Vol. 84/No. 30 - August 3, 2020
First day of shipyard strike June 22. Solidarity rally is set for July 25 at union hall in Bath, Maine.

BATH, Maine — Some 4,300 shipbuilding workers here are fighting union busting by the bosses at Bath Iron Works as they enter their fifth week on strike. Local S6 of the Machinists union is organizing a rally in front of…

Defense of free speech, debate met with slander and threats of reprisal

Vol. 84/No. 29 - July 27, 2020

A letter to Harper’s  magazine by 150 writers and artists speaking out for freedom of speech and debate came under immediate attack by radical purveyors of political correctness who believe that the suppression of “improper” views is required today. The…

Join protests for prosecution of cops who killed Breonna Taylor!

Vol. 84/No. 29 - July 27, 2020
June 27 protest in Louisville, Kentucky, demands cops who killed Breonna Taylor be arrested, charged.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — It’s been four months since Breonna Taylor, a 26-year-old emergency room technician, was killed in a hail of bullets by cops breaking into her apartment in a late night “no-knock” raid here. Outrage over her death has…

Help us put the Socialist Workers Party on the ballot!

Vol. 84/No. 29 - July 27, 2020
From left, Gerardo Sánchez, SWP candidate for U.S. Senate from Texas; Haley Swims and Keri Tankersley, electors in Louisiana for SWP presidential ticket; and Rachele Fruit, SWP candidate for U.S. Senate from Georgia. “I really want to see the SWP on the ballot,” Tankersley said.

SHREVEPORT, La. — “After looking at the Militant, I really want to see the Socialist Workers Party on the ballot in Louisiana,” Keri Tankersley, a 24-year-old student in Monroe, an hour and a half east of here, told party campaigners.…