‘US hands off Cuba! End British complicity!’

Vol. 84/No. 46 - November 23, 2020
Dozens join action in London Nov. 7 demanding “Hands off Cuba.” Similar protest took place in Manchester.

LONDON — Dozens of people joined “Hands off Cuba” protests here and in Manchester Nov. 7, demanding a halt to Washington’s economic war against Cuba aimed at advancing its decadeslong effort to overturn the Cuban Revolution. In an attack on…

A fighting course forward for working people today

Vol. 84/No. 46 - November 23, 2020

The Socialist Workers Party and its 2020 candidates raised proposals and set an example advancing the struggles of working people against the effects of a social, economic and health crisis caused by the workings of capitalist exploitation that isn’t going…

25, 50 and 75 Years Ago

Vol. 84/No. 46 - November 23, 2020

November 27, 1995 The largest mobilizations against U.S. bases in decades have taken place in Japan recently. They were sparked by the rape of a 12-year-old Okinawan school girl. Three U.S. soldiers entered guilty pleas to conspiring to abduct and…

Workers need our own party, a labor party!

Rulers’ response to 2020 vote shows fear of working class
Vol. 84/No. 46 - November 23, 2020
Workers march in Ilion, New York, Nov. 7, demand Remington Arms Co. honor union contract, give severance and vacation pay after plant shut down. Millions in U.S. have lost jobs.

The 2020 presidential election is over say the Associated Press, CNN and other liberal news media. They’ve declared Democrat Joe Biden the next president, weeks prior to states certifying the vote; or the results of the recount underway in Georgia;…

Join fight to defend political rights in Washington state

Fight wins public support, fund goes over $20,000
Vol. 84/No. 45 - November 16, 2020
SWP presidential candidate Alyson Kennedy at Naches, Wash., Nov. 2 commemoration of worker David Cruz, who died of COVID. Trabajadores Unidos por la Justicia union is fighting for safety at packinghouses. Defending political rights of SWP is also defense of union rights.

AS WE GO TO PRESS the Socialist Workers Party received notice from its attorneys in Seattle that the first round in the fight to prevent the state from disclosing the names and addresses of its presidential electors has been won.…

Whoever’s in the White House, workers need to fight for jobs

Vol. 84/No. 45 - November 16, 2020

The following statement is based on the talk given by Alyson Kennedy, SWP candidate for president, in Seattle Oct. 30. Her running mate was Malcolm Jarrett. As we go to press, the results of the presidential election are not settled.…


Vol. 84/No. 45 - November 16, 2020

In the Nov. 9 Militant, the article “SWP Campaign Wages Fight for Political Rights in Washington” incorrectly identified the fight waged by the Familias Unidas por la Justicia union against boss surveillance as being in Yakima Valley. It was in…

‘First Amendment freedoms threatened by disclosures’

Vol. 84/No. 45 - November 16, 2020

The threatened disclosure of the names and addresses of Socialist Workers Party Presidential electors ignores a fundamental constitutional principle: as the Supreme Court stated in its great decision of the 1950s protecting civil rights organizations in the South, “inviolability of…

After new Islamist attacks, Paris responds with repression

Vol. 84/No. 45 - November 16, 2020

Since the opening Sept. 2 of the trial of 14 people accused of aiding the deadly anti-Semitic assault in 2015 on the Paris offices of the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, there have been three brutal assaults and killings in France…