Thousands join DC march against cop brutality

Vol. 84/No. 36 - September 14, 2020

Thousands converged on Washington, D.C., to voice their outrage at cop brutality, at the “Get Your Knee Off Our Necks” march Aug. 28. Sponsored by Al Sharpton, his National Action Network and Martin Luther King III, the march was held…


Virginia transit workers strike for equal pay, workplace safety

Vol. 83/No. 47 - December 23, 2019
Members of Amalgamated Transit Union on strike against Metro contractor Transdev rally in Fairfax, Virginia, Nov. 16 demanding ‘equal pay for equal work’ and better health care.

LORTON, Va. — Some 130 Metrobus workers from Amalgamated Transit Union Local 689 at the Cinder Bed Road have been on strike since Oct. 24. They were briefly joined by nearly 600 Fairfax Connector workers, members of ATU Local 1764,…


Nigeria conference: ‘Cuba has always stood by Africa’

Vol. 83/No. 43 - November 25, 2019
Delegates, at African Continental Conference of Solidarity with Cuba, Sept. 23. Inset, Fernando González, president of Cuban Institute for Friendship with the Peoples, speaks at the gathering.

ABUJA, Nigeria — Some 300 participants attended the 6th African Continental Conference of Solidarity with Cuba Sept. 23-25 at the International Conference Center here in the capital. Twenty-six African nations were represented, along with delegations from Venezuela, Cuba and the…


African conference advances solidarity with Cuba

Vol. 83/No. 38 - October 21, 2019
African conference advances solidarity with Cuba

ABUJA, Nigeria — Over 300 people marched almost 2 miles through the streets here and rallied at Freedom Fountain Park in the Nigerian capital Sept. 25 to protest the U.S. rulers’ economic war against the Cuban Revolution. The demonstration demanded…


White nationalist rally shows less support for racism in US today

Vol. 82/No. 33 - September 3, 2018
Aug. 12 "Unite the Right" action in Washington, D.C. Fascist groups have little support in working class. Goal of liberal and left hysteria is keeping workers chained to Democratic Party.

The following commentary is by the Socialist Workers Party candidate for U.S. Senate in Maryland. After all the hype on the left and in the liberal media, only two dozen marchers showed up for the Aug. 12 “Unite the Right”…