SWP launches campaign for mayor in Minneapolis

Vol. 85/No. 13 - April 5, 2021

MINNEAPOLIS — At a lively and well-attended public forum here March 20, the Socialist Workers Party launched its campaign of Doug Nelson for mayor of Minneapolis. Nelson and campaign spokesperson Kevin Dwire spoke, addressing the fight of locked-out Marathon Petroleum…

Workers stand up to largest refinery company in US

Solidarity with Marathon oil workers in Minnesota!
Vol. 85/No. 8 - March 1, 2021
President of Minnesota Nurses Association delivers firewood donation to workers locked out by Marathon Petroleum in St. Paul Park, Minnesota. Strike support is crucial for the union.

ST. PAUL PARK, Minn. — An important labor battle is playing out here that pits Marathon Petroleum — the largest oil refining company in the U.S. — against 200 workers, members of the Teamsters union. These workers deserve solidarity and…

1,000s hit killing by Minneapolis cops

Vol. 84/No. 22 - June 8, 2020

MINNEAPOLIS — Thousands of protesters gathered at the intersection of East 38th Street and Chicago Avenue at 5 p.m. May 26, where Minneapolis cops had cuffed and then strangled to death George Floyd the day before. Hundreds of people poured…