Join campaign to expand reach of ‘Militant,’ books by SWP leaders

Vol. 86/No. 29 - August 8, 2022
Community activist and retired truck driver Eugene Jenkins gets Militant subscription from Candace Wagner, SWP candidate for governor of Pennsylvania, July 22 in Philadelphia.

“I’m a Democrat, but I don’t agree with a lot of what’s going on, including what’s in the media, whether it’s CNN or Fox News. You can’t trust either side,” Hamza Hassan told Joel Britton, Socialist Workers Party candidate for…




US rulers face political crisis as workers seek road forward

Vol. 86/No. 29 - August 8, 2022

The U.S. capitalist rulers face a political crisis. Plunging support for President Joseph Biden in the polls; continued anti-Trump hysteria by liberals, the middle-class left and Never-Trump Republicans; as well as deepening divisions tearing at both the Democratic and Republican…


Support Ukraine independence! Get Moscow’s troops out now!

Vol. 86/No. 29 - August 8, 2022

Russian missiles struck Ukraine’s key Black Sea port of Odesa July 23 just one day after Moscow signed an agreement brokered by the U.N. and Turkish government to unblock shipments by Kyiv of Ukrainian grain exports stored there. The Ukrainian…


Owner-operator truckers shut down Oakland port

Independent truckers fight state law, threat to livelihoods
Vol. 86/No. 29 - August 8, 2022
Con apoyo de estibadores, camioneros independientes cierran Puerto de Oakland, 21 de julio.

OAKLAND, Calif. — A protest and strike by owner-operator truckers and their supporters tied up the Port of Oakland for five days July 18-22. Hundreds began picketing the first day, flagging all truckers away from terminal entrances. The next day,…



Montreal Casino strikers enter third month on the picket line

Vol. 86/No. 29 - August 8, 2022

MONTREAL — Montreal Casino strikers, members of Canadian Union of Public Employees Local 3939, are into their third month on strike for pay raises large enough to counter the impact of soaring inflation and for safer working conditions. They told…



40,000 UK rail workers strike for better pay, against job cuts

Vol. 86/No. 29 - August 8, 2022

LONDON — Forty thousand members of the Rail, Maritime and Transport union stopped work and joined picket lines around the country July 27. Workers — cleaners, signalers, maintenance workers, station staff and others — are fighting for an inflation-protected wage…