Members of Bakery Workers Locals 57 and 19 from Ohio join BCTGM Local 390G strike picket at International Flavors and Fragrances plant in Memphis, Tennessee, Aug. 13.

Memphis strike ‘standing strong’ against IFF bosses

Strike deserves support of all working people!

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — When we went on strike “some of the supervisors told us we would only last a week. Here we are 10 weeks later, still strong, still together,” Zandra Lee, a member of Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and…

War games and new arms race show threat of war is growing

In a sign of increasing tensions and the dangers of new wars between major capitalist powers in today’s world, 11 Russian and Chinese warships conducted joint maneuvers off the coast of Alaska near the Aleutian Islands at the end of…

Military coup in Niger heightens tensions in Africa

Gen. Abdourahmane Tchiani overthrew the government of President Mohamed Bazoum in Niger July 26, amid deteriorating conditions facing millions of workers and farmers as well as attacks by Islamist terrorist groups. The takeover sharpened tensions between the French imperialist rulers,…


Bosses drive for profits, rail workers lose lives and limbs

Rail workers picket North American Rail Shippers’ Kansas City conference, May 2022, during contract negotiations. Four rail workers have been killed on the job in the last seven weeks.

Since the Feb. 3 Norfolk Southern derailment and fires contaminated East Palestine, Ohio, working people everywhere have been paying attention to the job conditions and life disruptions the bosses’ drive for profits inflicts on rail workers and their families. During…

Socialist Workers Party leadership sets course ahead

Adopts course to build union solidarity • defend constitutional freedoms • fight for wages, hours, job conditions that prevent families in working class from being torn apart • defend Cuba’s socialist revolution and its example in the U.S. and world over
International Educational Conference in Oberlin, Ohio, June 8-10, brought together over 330 people for reports, discussion on communist program, continuity and activities. Right, SWP literature table during conference.
OBERLIN, Ohio — “The sweeping indictment of Donald Trump under the Espionage Act by President Joseph…

Cuba and Chernobyl

This Cuban documentary produced in 2006 tells the story of the Chernobyl nuclear catastrophe in Ukraine and Cuba’s exemplary internationalist medical program that treated more than 25,000 victims.