‘Stimulus’ fund for ‘Militant’ at $49,267, and growing!

Vol. 85/No. 4 - February 1, 2021

The Militant’s special “stimulus” fund appeal continues to increase! Contributions jumped this week by $20,000, hitting $49,267 with a total of 105 donations to the working-class newsweekly. “Thank you so much for your excellent coverage and perspective for the working…




Workers give bosses ‘blood money’ bribes to SWP

Vol. 85/No. 2 - January 18, 2021

“Enclosed is a check for $132, the amount after taxes of a COVID-19 lump sum bonus I recently received from the store where I work. This is supposed to be for working a ‘hazardous’ job, working in a place where…


Welcome to our 1,315 new readers of the ‘Militant’!

Vol. 84/No. 49 - December 14, 2020
Joel Britton, right, who was 2020 SWP candidate for U.S. Congress from California, talks to Forrest Gardens in Westwind Estates trailer park in West Sacramento Nov. 21. Gardens is helping organize fight by residents against being evicted for so-called “safety violations.”

The Militant  extends a warm welcome to the 1,315 readers who subscribed to the paper during the fall drive carried out by the Socialist Workers Party in the U.S. and Communist Leagues in Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the United…


Teachers union supports SWP disclosure fight in Washington

Vol. 84/No. 47 - November 30, 2020
Members of AFT Local 1789 organized a walkout in 2016 during contract negotiations at Seattle Central Colleges. The local’s executive board wrote to support Socialist Workers Party’s fight to stop Washington state officials from publicly disclosing names and addresses of SWP electors. The union has been fighting its own battle against attempts by a notorious anti-labor group to use state disclosure laws to gain access to personal information on campus workers.

The Socialist Workers Party’s recent success in preventing disclosure of the names and addresses of its presidential electors in Washington state continues to hold. And additional support for the fight to prevent disclosure keeps coming in. On Nov. 9 Annette…


SWP campaign wages fight for political rights in Washington

Vol. 84/No. 44 - November 9, 2020

Once again, the Socialist Workers Party and its presidential ticket — this year, Alyson Kennedy for president and Malcolm Jarrett for vice president — are setting an example for all working people in defense of political rights and free expression.…


Ukraine miners sit in, strike in fight for pay, conditions

Vol. 84/No. 38 - September 28, 2020

“There are over 200 miners striking and staying underground at four iron ore mines here. They’re demanding better wages and working conditions, better social benefits and an end to corruption by management that is siphoning off money that should be…


Build solidarity with shipyard workers strike in Bath, Maine

Vol. 84/No. 32 - August 17, 2020

The strike by over 4,300 shipbuilders, members of Machinists Union Local S6, against the bosses at the Bath Iron Works in Maine is the most important labor battle in the U.S. today. Workers there deserve the solidarity of working people…


Teachers need workers control for schools to open safely

Vol. 84/No. 31 - August 10, 2020

A debate is raging among the capitalist candidates over whether schools should be opened this fall or students consigned to desocializing “learning-at-home.” But the real question isn’t whether they should be open. It’s how they can be opened to be…