Thousands march in Phoenix and across Arizona March 28 against attacks on teachers.

Teachers’ protests call for support from all workers

Seek to build movement for pay, benefits, dignity

Teachers, other school workers and their supporters rallied outside the state Capitol in Phoenix March 28 to press their demand for higher pay and better conditions. Similar actions are planned in Tucson and seven other cities across Arizona. Over the…


US rulers seek ways to meet challenges from Moscow

The U.S. propertied rulers — who head the dominant imperialist power in the world — face growing challenges from both Moscow and Beijing. The Chinese bosses rule the world’s second largest capitalist economy, but their military reach is more limited…


‘The Militant spreads the word about our fights’

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — “I support our teachers in their fight to defend their pensions,” Raven Stephens, 17, who attends Fern Creek High School here, told me March 23. She was pointing to the picture of the March 21 teachers’ protest…


Hundreds protest Sacramento cop killing of Stephon Clark

Action in Sacramento, California, March 22 protests police killing of 22-year-old Stephon Clark. Cops claim they mistook his cellphone for a gun. More protests have been called.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Hundreds of people have taken to the streets here to protest the police killing of 22-year-old Stephon Clark March 18. Cops fired more than 20 bullets at Clark, who was unarmed, standing in the backyard of his…


Second Amendment important for rights of the working class

NEW YORK — Liberal politicians and media pundits from the editors of the New York Times to former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens are using the killings at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, and supposed concern…


Washington seeks deal with Beijing to end NKorea’s nukes

President Donald Trump announced a 60-day “consultation process” prior to imposing tariffs on selected imports from Beijing March 22. The protectionist measures would target competitors from China, where the expansion of capitalist industry and trade over the past three decades…

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Higher taxes or attacks on teachers? A fake trade off

The victorious strike by teachers and other school workers in West Virginia, and the preparations put in place beforehand to effectively organize it, unified workers and built a broad social movement. School workers were inspired by the history of independent…






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.