July 17 protest demanding resignation of Gov. Ricardo Rosselló in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Hundreds of thousands have marched. Question posed is what should working people do next.

Huge Puerto Rico marches demand governor resign

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The July 23 march of some half a million people in San Juan, Puerto Rico, made it clear that the daily actions there since July 13 won’t stop until Ricardo Rosselló resigns as governor. And that his resignation won’t put…


Moonwalk 50 years on – what it shows about life on earth

“Why can’t similar organization and scientific knowledge be applied to make our everyday lives more secure and livable?” Socialist Workers Party leader Joe Hansen asked after 1969 moon landing. Historic scientific advance “should greatly increase sentiment for socialism.”

All the daily big-business press — and discussions by workers in bodegas, ball games and barbecues — this week have touched on the 50th anniversary of the U.S. 1969 moon launch and Buzz Aldrin’s and Neil Armstrong’s walks there. Of…


‘I’d like to see the miners fighting back everywhere’

Alyson Kennedy, SWP 2016 candidate for president, center, and Malcolm Jarrett, SWP candidate for Pittsburgh City Council, talk with Christy Cozby, a health care worker in Pittsburgh.

NEW HILL, W.Va. — Alyson Kennedy, Socialist Workers Party candidate for president in 2016 and a former coal miner, and other SWP campaigners joined Judy Gillespie on her porch here July 20, discussing the SWP’s program. Gillespie got into the…



US rulers step up threats, sanctions against Iran – US hands off!

Washington continues to increase its substantial military forces in the Middle East, amid deepening tensions with the bourgeois clerical rulers in Tehran, as Iranian Revolutionary Guards provocatively seized a British-flagged oil tanker and its crew of 23, July 19. The…


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In new victory Gibsons win $6.5 million in attorney fee award

Four generations of Gibson family and their legal team celebrate June 13 after Lorain County jury awarded them punitive damages for effects from Oberlin College’s “racism” smears. School now falsely claims students’ “free speech” was involved, seeking to overturn court order to pay $31.5 million.

On July 17, Ohio Judge John Miraldi awarded $6.5 million in legal fees to the lawyers representing Gibson’s Bakery in its suit against Oberlin College. College officials had helped organize a malicious slander campaign accusing the bakery of racism. The…







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.