“This fight is worth fighting,” teachers and supporters chant at March 21 protest in Kentucky capital.

Teachers build movement to fight government attacks

School workers mobilize in Oklahoma, Arizona, Kentucky

STILLWATER, Okla. — The next showdown in the battle pitting teachers and other school workers against state governments is shaping up in Oklahoma. As the April 2 strike deadline approaches, support is building and preparations put in place. Inspiration from…


US rulers seek Israel-Arab bloc to target Tehran

The White House hosted a meeting with Israeli officials and representatives of seven Arab governments March 13 to discuss the prolonged and worsening crisis in the Gaza Strip. While the ostensible topic was humanitarian aid, the goals were political. “The…


SWP drive to expand reach of ‘Militant,’ books begins

The Socialist Workers Party begins an eight-week drive, March 24-May 22, to take its political program and activities deeper into the working class — winning 1,400 subscribers to the party’s paper, the Militant, and selling the same number of books…


Idaho silver miners mark one year on strike against Hecla

March 17 protest in Mullan, Idaho, shows silver miners’ determination to continue their strike.

MULLAN, Idaho — Chanting “One year longer, one year stronger!” and “Mullan is a union town!” over 150 silver miners, family members and supporters marched here March 17, marking the one-year anniversary of the strike by United Steelworkers Local 5114…


Features

Revolution, counterrevolution and war in Iran

Social and political roots of workers’ protests that swept 90 cities and small towns

The article below corrects the initial weeks of Militant coverage of the large working-class protests that began in Mashhad, Iran, on Dec. 28 and swept some 90 cities and towns across the length and breadth of that country in early…






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.