Carole Lesnick, left, who ran as Socialist Workers Party candidate for U.S. House from Oakland, joins striking Marriott hotel workers on picket line there. SWP calls for need to build unions.
SWP speaks in interests of working people

Solidarity, struggle is road to unite the working class

SWP says ‘Build unions, chart course to take political power’

The Socialist Workers Party ran 19 candidates for U.S. Senate, governorships and other offices across the country in the 2018 midterm elections, speaking out against the capitalist rulers’ attacks on workers, farmers and others. They explained that workers need to…


EDITORIAL

US troops out of Korea, Middle East, Afghanistan!

Under Democratic and Republican presidents alike, the U.S. government has been embroiled virtually nonstop in wars to defend U.S. capitalist interests for the last 28 years. The 1990-91 Gulf War and ensuing combat that went on and off through this…



Saudi, Tehran fueled war in Yemen brings death, famine

Protest in Taiz, Yemen, Oct. 4, against ruinous impact of war between forces backed by rulers of Saudi Arabia and Houthis backed by rulers in Iran. Millions face cholera, famine conditions.

Intensified bombing by the Saudi Arabian air force and an allied ground offensive by pro-government forces against the Houthi-held port of Hodeida in Yemen began in early November, after Washington urged its Saudi ally to hold cease-fire talks with the…



Features

‘Greatest crisis of bourgeois order in our lifetimes’

SWP leader speaks in Australia, New Zealand on world politics, building international working-class movement
February-March strike by West Virginia teachers, above, was “the most important labor battle in U.S. in decades,” Socialist Workers Party leader Mary-Alice Waters said at Militant Labor Forums Oct. 21 in Sydney, Australia, below, and in New Zealand two days earlier. “It showed the nascent power of the working class.” She also said, “Nowhere is it more apparent than in the Asia-Pacific region that the entire post-World War II imperialist order put in place by Washington and its allies is being pulled apart at the seams.”

SYDNEY — “There is no better vantage point than here in Australia and New Zealand to verify that what is unfolding today are the biggest political ruptures in the capitalist world order that those of us sitting in this hall…






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.