Class struggle road to women’s emancipation

Vol. 84/No. 28 - July 20, 2020

The fight to defend women’s right to choose whether to have an abortion is a necessity for women’s emancipation and the line of march of the working class as a whole. The majority sentiment for this right, still the case…


A working-class road to expand rights for all the oppressed

Court ruling muddying biological sex and ‘gender identity’ endangers gains won in struggle
Vol. 84/No. 27 - July 13, 2020
1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, part of powerful Black-led working-class movement that overthrew Jim Crow segregation. Another product of this struggle was new Civil Rights Act passed the following year that outlawed employer discrimination in hiring, firing or promotion based on “race, color, religion, sex or national origin.”

An article in last week’s issue of the Militant — under the headline “Supreme Court: Job Discrimination for Being Gay, Transgender Is Illegal. Ruling Includes ‘Poison Pill’ Against Women’s Rights Fight” — was wrong. It erroneously implied that the June…


Join fight against cop, vigilante killings

Vol. 84/No. 22 - June 8, 2020

Protests demanding prosecution of the vigilantes who killed Ahmaud Arbery in Brunswick, Georgia, and the cops who killed Breonna Taylor in Louisville, Kentucky, and George Floyd in Minneapolis deserve the support of all working people. Cop and vigilante violence are…


Go to work and join shop floor struggles!

Vol. 84/No. 14 - April 13, 2020

The Militant urges its readers to join on-the-job actions for safer working conditions and higher wages being organized on shop floors around the country. And to join with your co-workers to emulate the initiative and example set by those standing…


A road forward for workers, our unions

Vol. 84/No. 11 - March 23, 2020

Workers today need to organize together to protect ourselves from the assaults of the bosses and their government. In order to protect their crisis-ridden profit system, the bosses are forced to step up their attacks on workers and farmers the…


‘Only working class can protect humanity’

Vol. 84/No. 10 - March 16, 2020

No capitalist government on earth, including Washington, has made the preparations necessary to deal effectively with the spread of coronavirus. The capitalist class — and the parties and governments that protect their class rule and their “right” to wrest profits…


Join Asarco strikers at Feb. 24 rally!

Vol. 84/No. 8 - March 2, 2020

Workers forced out on strike by Asarco copper bosses in Arizona and Texas are coming together Feb. 24 to protest outside the national conference of the Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration at the Convention Center in Phoenix. Some 6,000…


Help make ‘Militant,’ book, fund drive

Vol. 83/No. 45 - December 9, 2019

The Militant  urges its readers to join with Socialist Workers Party members in the final two weeks of the campaign to expand the readership of the paper and books by SWP and other revolutionary working-class leaders and to win contributions…


Support Canadian rail workers strike!

Vol. 83/No. 44 - December 2, 2019

All workers have a stake in backing the strike waged by unionists at Canadian National Railway against bosses’ attempts to cut rest periods, increase overtime and continue dangerous remote control operations in rail yards. Use the Militant’s coverage to let…


Support GM strikers, Ky. coal miners!

Vol. 83/No. 36 - October 7, 2019

At the heart of the strike by United Auto Workers at General Motors is workers’ determination to push back the concessions the bosses have imposed on workers with “two tiers” of wages and on growing numbers of temp workers with…