Volunteers expand Pathfinder bookstore placements

Vol. 85/No. 9 - March 8, 2021

Supporters of the Socialist Workers Party who volunteer to get Pathfinder books into bookstores, libraries and classrooms across North America surpassed their goals during the fall 2020 sales effort. Now they’re looking forward to an even more successful spring sales…

‘Stimulus’ fund for ‘Militant’ goes over $78,000!

Vol. 85/No. 9 - March 8, 2021

Though the pace has slowed a little, the Militant is still getting contributions to our special “stimulus” fund appeal, hitting a total so far of $78,480 from 181 readers! “Since its founding nearly a century ago, the Militant has served…

To advance our struggles, workers need a labor party

Vol. 85/No. 9 - March 8, 2021

Every battle workers find themselves in is strengthened by solidarity and support by fellow workers — from the fight for a union by Amazon workers in Alabama to the struggle of locked-out Marathon refinery workers in Minnesota. We urge workers…

Communist League candidates back labor struggles in the UK

Vol. 85/No. 9 - March 8, 2021
George McDonald, striking British Gas worker, talks with Pamela Holmes, Communist League candidate for London Assembly, on picket line in Sidcup, North Kent, England, Feb. 22.

MANCHESTER, England — Workers at British Gas, members of the GMB union, went on strike Feb. 19-22 protesting the company’s attempts to impose increased hours while cutting pay. The union said the company refused to drop its threat to “fire…

Socialist Workers Party wins victory against FBI spying

Vol. 85/No. 9 - March 8, 2021
Jack Barnes, right, Socialist Workers Party national secretary, testifies at 1981 trial in party’s challenge to FBI spying, harassment, disruption. Outcome of 15-year case was victory for rights of SWP, labor movement against rulers’ political police.

FBI On Trial: The Victory in the Socialist Workers Party Suit Against Government Spying is one of Pathfinder’s Books of the Month for March. It contains federal court proceedings from the 15-year legal battle won by the Socialist Workers Party…

DHL Liverpool workers use union power to win raise

Vol. 85/No. 9 - March 8, 2021

LIVERPOOL, England — After 10 days of strikes since mid-December, 120 drivers and warehouse workers at DHL’s Croxteth depot here ended their current round of action Feb. 8, winning a pay raise. The striking workers, members of the Unite union,…

Amazon workers fighting for union in Alabama need solidarity!

Vol. 85/No. 9 - March 8, 2021
Workers who recently won a union at the Philadelphia Museum of Art joined Feb. 20 Philadelphia action in solidarity with Amazon workers fighting for union representation in Alabama.

Some 80 unionists and others turned out in Philadelphia Feb. 20 for a solidarity action with workers fighting for a union at the Amazon warehouse in Bessemer, Alabama. Almost 6,000 workers there began voting Feb. 8 on whether the Retail,…

Communist League in Canada launches 2021 campaign in Quebec

Vol. 85/No. 9 - March 8, 2021

MONTREAL — “Working people in Canada and around the world should act to support the struggle of the people of Myanmar against the recent military coup,” Beverly Bernardo, Communist League candidate for mayor of Montreal, told over two dozen people…

SWP: ‘Support fight against Myanmar coup!’

Vol. 85/No. 9 - March 8, 2021

NEW YORK — “Working people here and around the world should join in denouncing the coup in Myanmar and demand freedom for all the political prisoners,” Róger Calero, Socialist Workers Party candidate for mayor of New York, told a Feb.…