Jan. 25 protest and funeral in Afrin for civilians and combatants killed by Turkish bombardment and ground attack on the Kurdish-controlled region in northwestern Syria.

Kurds mobilize to fight against Turkish assault

Protests spread against invasion of Afrin

The Turkish rulers invasion and war against the Kurdish people and their allies in Syria’s Afrin province is meeting determined resistance and making little military progress so far. Ankara’s continuous air and artillery bombardment has killed over 100 civilians and…



Revolution’s 1961 literacy drive ‘changed Cuban society’

HARTFORD, Conn. — Cuban revolutionary Griselda Aguilera began an eight-state and District of Columbia tour Jan. 30 with a dinner and program at a Puerto Rican restaurant in Holyoke, Massachusetts. When she was 7 years old, Aguilera was the youngest…



Nassar conviction gain for women, judge’s conduct undercuts rights

The exposure of the extent of sexual abuse by sports doctor Lawrence Nassar, who worked for the U.S.A. Gymnastics team, the United States Olympic Committee, Michigan State University, Karolyi ranch and other sports training centers, has drawn international attention and…

Features

New edition of ‘Our History’ launched at Havana Book Fair

New edition of ‘Our History’ launched at Havana Book Fair

HAVANA — An overflow audience of over 100 attended the Feb. 6 launching here of the second edition of Our History Is Still Being Written: The Story of Three Chinese-Cuban Generals in the Cuban Revolution. Published by Pathfinder Press, it is…






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.