Gov’t immigration raid sparks Nebraska protests

Gov’t immigration raid sparks Nebraska protests

‘I was surprised, pleased at the size of the turnout’

Some 80 people in O’Neill, a town of 3,700 in northeastern Nebraska, protested immigration raids as they were taking place Aug. 8 at nearby tomato and potato processing plants and some other locations, as well as in Minnesota and Nevada.…


Socialist Workers Party: ‘Amnesty for immigrants!’

The following statement was released Aug. 15 by Margaret Trowe, Socialist Workers Party candidate for U.S. Senate from New York. Trowe lives in Albany, where she works for Walmart. There are 11 million immigrant workers without visas, work permits or…


15,000 Uber drivers strike over pay cuts in Australia

SYDNEY — Uber drivers across Australia stopped work Aug. 6 to protest the decline in their take-home pay caused by two new programs the company has imposed on them. The action was called by Ride Share Drivers United, which reported…


SWP Speaks Out For Exploited, Oppressed

SWP: Fight for independent working-class political action

As historic changes are taking place in the world — in Korea, the Middle East, Europe and elsewhere — members and supporters of the Socialist Workers Party are taking their class-struggle program broadly to working people. They knock on workers’…


Join fight against censorship in Illinois, Florida prisons!

Join fight against censorship in Illinois, Florida prisons!

The Militant  urges readers to join in winning support for the newspaper’s fight to overturn a ban imposed on the paper to a subscriber at the Federal Bureau of Prisons’ medium security facility in Greenville, Illinois. Warden Tom Werlich justified…


Primaries expose ongoing crisis wracking both capitalist parties

The primary contests underway to select candidates for the two main capitalist parties contending in the November elections have been marked by the political crisis wracking both the Democrats and Republicans, a crisis that accelerated with Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential…

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Venezuela: Workers, farmers face effects of capitalist crisis

New government concessions to bosses, landlords

In the midst of a deepening economic crisis that is devastating workers and farmers, Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro announced measures July 25 to give more concessions to capitalist owners. He seeks their help staunching the collapse in production, winning foreign…








SWP Statement

For recognition of a Palestinian state and Israel

• For recognition of a Palestinian state and of Israel
• For repeal of U.S. Jerusalem Embassy Act
• For workers’ solidarity in Israel, Palestine, the world over
The following statement, drafted by Steve Clark, was released Dec. 11 by Jack Barnes, Socialist Workers Party…
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.