Dennis Richter, Socialist Workers Party candidate for US Senate in California during 2018 election, talks with worker at Farmer Johns meatpacking plant in Vernon, Oct. 31.

Join workers in struggle, break with bosses’ parties

Join Socialist Workers Party campaigning in working class

Socialist Workers Party members found widespread interest in the party’s program, and in how it championed workers on strike to defend their jobs, wages and safety, and joined in protests against police brutality, Jew-hatred, for women’s right to choose abortion…


Editorial

Workers seek road forward out of crisis of capitalism

Workers, farmers and young people Socialist Workers Party members talk to are attracted to the strike of Marriott Hotel workers who have popularized the cry “One job should be enough!” Many say, “That’s right, I’m working two jobs myself.” Or,…


SF, Hawaii hotel strikers: ‘One job should be enough!’

SAN FRANCISCO — Hundreds of striking hotel workers, members of the UNITE HERE union, gathered in a steady rain Nov. 23, rallying at downtown Yerba Buena Gardens on Mission Street to show their determination to continue their strike at seven…


SWP SPEAKS IN INTERESTS OF WORKING PEOPLE

Big response to win in fight for ex-prisoners’ right to vote

SWP member Seth Galinsky shows Ligia Rivera the Militant at the day care center she runs out of her home in the Bronx, Nov. 11. Many Uber drivers leave their children with her during the crazy hours that they work, she said. She bought a Militant subscription, as well as Malcolm X, Black Liberation, and the Road to Workers Power and The Clintons’ Anti-Working-Class Record.

As the Socialist Workers Party’s eight-week drive to win 1,400 readers of the Militant, sell 1,400 copies of books by party leaders and raise $100,000 for the SWP Party-Building Fund enters its final week, branches of the SWP across the…



Features

Join May Day brigade, learn about Cuban Revolution

Workers and young people from around the world have a special opportunity to learn firsthand about Cuba’s socialist revolution and offer their solidarity with the Cuban people by joining the 14th May Day International Volunteer Work Brigade in Solidarity with…



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.