In one of the largest labor actions in Israel in recent years, thousands of workers joined a four-hour general strike Dec. 17 in solidarity with Teva Pharmaceutical workers fighting layoffs and plant closings announced Dec. 14. Teva, the largest generic…
Drive led by party members in retail industry
The Socialist Workers Party’s successful nine-week fall campaign to expand the reach of the Militant and books by leaders of the party in working-class communities and on the job, together with raising $100,000 for the SWP fund drive to meet…
In a victory in the fight against police brutality, a federal judge in Charleston, South Carolina, Dec. 7 sentenced North Charleston cop Michael Slager to 20 years in prison for the 2015 killing of Walter Scott. Slager stopped Scott on…
CHICAGO — “Our industries are no longer privately owned,” Cuban revolutionary Griselda Aguilera Cabrera told members of United Steelworkers Local 1010 at their monthly meeting in Hammond, Indiana, Dec. 7. “They are run by the workers, their unions and the…
Washington, Moscow and the Shiite- and Sunni-led capitalist governments in the Middle East have been jockeying for position to defend their national interests as the wars against both the Bashar al-Assad regime in Syria and Islamic State in Syria and…
Recent developments and statements by government leaders in South Korea, North Korea, the United States, Russia and China have all indicated that despite their sharply counterposed views and national interests, they are looking for ways to start negotiations to reach…
Also In This Issue
- Quebec: Frame-up case against rail workers unravels
- ‘I urge you, go see for yourself the truth of Cuba’s revolution’
- Migrant workers in Beijing mobilize to protest evictions
- Che: Fidel spoke for all of us
- Millions of workers saddled with unpayable student loan debts
- Communist League in UK holds congress
Excerpt from book by Cuban leader Armando Hart underscores moral strength of July 26 Movement
Below is an excerpt from Aldabonazo: Inside the Cuban Revolutionary Underground, 1952-58, a Participant’s Account by Armando Hart. Hart, who helped found the July 26 Movement and led its urban underground, died in Havana Nov. 26. After the overthrow of…
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
SOCIALIST WORKERS PARTY NATIONAL COMMITTEE STATEMENT
Class struggle in the US today, the Cuban Revolution and building a proletarian party
Defend Ukraine’s independence!
For defeat of Moscow’s invasion!
US troops, nuclear arms out of Europe, all of Europe!
Cuban representative speaks on US economic war, campaign of lies against socialist revolution
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.