Teachers and other school workers rally in Frankfort, Kentucky, April 2. Victory by school workers in West Virginia has inspired wave of protests and strikes by teachers across country.

Teachers rise up, press fight for wages, dignity

Tens of thousands walk out, rally in Oklahoma, Kentucky

OKLAHOMA CITY — Teachers and school workers rallied at the Capitol here April 2, part of an uprising around the country seeking to reverse years of declining wages and conditions. Tens of thousands walked off the job, shutting down schools…


Chinese rulers, NKorea push for talks with Washington

After North Korean leader Kim Jong Un met with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing March 26 — his first foreign trip since coming to power — Xi telephoned President Donald Trump. He told Trump that plans for a May…


SWP joins in teachers’ fight, introduces the Militant, books

OKLAHOMA CITY — The Socialist Workers Party campaign to expand readership of the Militant and books on the communist program by party leaders takes place during a rising wave of school strikes and protests across the country. Thousands of teachers,…



Features

Cuba’s role in defeat of apartheid debated at UK meeting

South African forces ‘broke their teeth’ against Cuban and Angolan forces in battle of Cuito Cuanavale

LONDON — Sharply conflicting assessments of the historic victory won by Cuban and Angolan forces over the apartheid South African army at the battle of Cuito Cuanavale in 1988 were presented at a daylong conference here March 23. The event,…






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.