Teachers at April 26 news conference in Greensboro, North Carolina, announcing May 16 march and rally in Raleigh to demand better wages, work conditions and funds for schools.
Militant/Diane Shur

Join teachers for May 16 protest in North Carolina!

Teachers, school workers build for Raleigh action

GREENSBORO, N.C. — The school workers uprising that started in West Virginia in late February and has since rolled across Kentucky, Oklahoma, Arizona and Colorado, has hit North Carolina. More than 11,500 teachers have already filed for personal days to…


US rulers, Tehran fight over sway in Middle East

Determined to protect U.S. imperialist interests in the Middle East, push back Tehran’s growing military interventions and prevent Iran’s capitalist rulers acquiring nuclear arms, President Donald Trump May 8 withdrew the U.S. government from the 2015 nuclear deal signed by…


Back teachers, join Socialist Workers Party campaign!

The following statement was issued, May 9 by John Studer, Socialist Workers Party national campaign director. After three decades of retreats something new is happening in the labor movement. With courage and determination teachers are showing in practice the capacities…




Features

US class struggle a feature at Havana conference

Panel from US describes capitalist rulers’ offensive, growing resistance by working people

HAVANA — “Did the 2016 electoral victory of Donald Trump register a rise in racism, xenophobia, misogyny and every other form of reaction among working people in the United States? Is that why tens of millions of workers voted for…


In defense of the US working class

SWP leader at Havana event answers question: ‘Can working people in US make a socialist revolution?’
Striking teachers at West Virginia Capitol in Charleston, Feb. 26, 2018, as one of most significant labor battles in U.S. in decades exploded. Teachers and other school workers went on strike statewide, winning support from students, parents, churches and other unions. Strikes and protests spread to Oklahoma, Kentucky, Arizona, Colorado, and North Carolina. “What happened there is a living refutation of the portrait of working-class bigotry and ‘backwardness’ painted by middle class liberals and much of the radical left,” says Socialist Workers Party leader Mary-Alice Waters.
The following is the talk by Mary-Alice Waters to a conference organized by the Cuban Institute of History…


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.