Striking teachers and supporters at end of 110-mile march from Tulsa to Capitol in Oklahoma City join thousands of others demanding action from state legislature April 10.

Teachers’ battles inspire workers, draw solidarity

‘We all need to learn from what they’re doing’

OKLAHOMA CITY — “I’ve been here since last Monday and it just keeps growing,” Jimmy Acevedo, a teacher from Guymon in the Oklahoma Panhandle, told the Militant as we joined in protesting outside the state Capitol here April 9. “Teachers…




Hundreds protest New York cop killing of Saheed Vassell

March in Brooklyn April 5 demands justice in cop killing of Saheed Vassell, who was unarmed.

NEW YORK — Over 1,000 people marched and rallied here in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, April 5 to protest the police killing the previous day of Saheed Vassell, an unarmed Black man. Chanting “Justice for Saheed,” demonstrators marched from the site…



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Lessons of 1979-83 Grenada Revolution debated in UK

Meeting participants rebut counterrevolutionary leader’s pretext: ‘It was a tragedy, we all made mistakes’

LONDON — “No, I did not murder Maurice Bishop. No, I did not order his death,” said Bernard Coard in opening his talk to a March 27 meeting here. Coard was trying to rationalize his treacherous leadership 35 years ago…







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.