Teachers protest government attacks March 12 at state Capitol in Frankfort, Kentucky.

Inspired by W.Va. victory workers organize to fight

Victory of W.Va. teachers builds labor movement

BOONE COUNTY, W.Va. — The March 6 victory in the strike of teachers and all school workers in West Virginia came out of a powerful social movement, where union members took ownership of their struggle and won solidarity from coal…


Uptick spurs jobs, picks up confidence of working class

There’s an uptick in the capitalist economy, more jobs are open, and that’s giving workers more confidence. If you have options, can look for higher-paying work, and don’t have to worry every working hour how to make ends meet, you’re…



UK meeting learns about revolution in Burkina Faso

LONDON — Some 200 people, mainly students, packed the Khalili lecture hall at London University’s School of Oriental and African Studies March 6. They had come to hear a panel presentation on “Sankara: World Bank & CFA Franc — the…


Features

Growing conflicts between Iran, Israel mark Mideast wars

Decadeslong conflicts between the capitalist rulers of Iran and Israel have sharpened as Tehran expands its military presence in Syria. At home the Iranian rulers confront growing working-class opposition to their wars abroad, and also to their enforcement of second-class…






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.