Socialist Workers Party launches 2018 campaigns: SWP statement

Join the Socialist Workers Party campaigning around the country to build the labor movement and fight for a working-class alternative to the dog-eat-dog, crisis-ridden capitalist system of war, racism and exploitation. The SWP campaign explains why workers’ defense of our…


Protests across south Iraq hit gov’t neglect, Iran intrusion

July 19 protest in Basra, one of many across southern Iraq.

Tens of thousands of workers and farmers have joined weeks of protests in southern Iraq against the government’s failure to provide basic necessities and opposing Tehran’s military, economic and political intervention in the country. The actions took place in the…



Features

Wendy Lyons: ‘A political leader of the working class’

Above, Wendy Lyons, left, joins picket line of UNITE strikers at Hollander Home Fashions in Los Angeles, March 2001. Inset, Lyons being interviewed by Chinese-language TV, December 2004, during her campaign as Socialist Workers Party candidate for mayor of Los Angeles.

LOS ANGELES — “Wendy Lyons was a central leader of the Socialist Workers Party for many years. She was a political leader of the working-class movement in this country,” Norton Sandler, speaking on behalf of the SWP National Committee, told…






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.