Sept. 28, Rebecca Stutts (center) and Militant subscriber Samantha Worrell (right) introduced Rachele Fruit, Socialist Workers Party candidate for Georgia governor, to workers in North Carolina coastal area abandoned by capitalist rulers after Hurricane Florence.

North Carolina workers confront social disaster

Crisis is product of dog-eat-dog capitalist rule

WILMINGTON, N.C. — “People just got back on their feet from Hurricane Matthew in 2016, and now we’ve been hit again by Hurricane Florence,” Samantha Worrell told three worker-correspondents for the Militant  Sept. 28. She lives in the small town…


US, Russian rulers, Tehran and Tel Aviv vie in Mideast

S-300 surface-to-air missiles, like those the Russian rulers just delivered to Syrian regime.

As the civil war in Syria winds down, with dictator Bashar al-Assad still in power, Washington, Moscow and the rival capitalist rulers in the region are maneuvering to protect their economic, political and military interests. And the long-simmering dispute between…


SWP speaks with, for working people

‘Working class needs to build a labor party’

“Socialist Workers Party? Now that’s something. I’ve voted Democrat for years but now I’m not so sure about any of them,” retired chemical worker Bill Banks told SWP member Jacquie Henderson and supporter Jim Horn when they knocked on his…




Features

Presumption of innocence is crucial right for working class

Democrats continue to lead a furious attack on key political and constitutional rights after Christine Blasey Ford presented her unproven and uncorroborated allegation of sexual assault against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh at Senate Judiciary Committee hearing Sept. 27. During…



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…




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.