“We want our pay, but we want everyone — from West Virginia to Wyoming — to be paid,” former Blackjewel coal miner Jeff Willig told the press in Harlan County, Kentucky, Aug. 15. He had worked at the company’s Cloverlick…
Beijing searches for way to tamp down actions
In defiance of Beijing’s threats, some 1.7 million people rallied in Hong Kong Aug. 18 to demand greater political rights and the resignation of Chief Executive Carrie Lam. Beijing is exerting its leverage on companies in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory,…
Lawyers for Oberlin College filed post-trial motions Aug. 14 seeking to quash the trial verdict that found the college and its dean of students and vice president, Meredith Raimondo, guilty of slandering and wreaking damage on Gibson’s bakery. The family-run…
NEW YORK —“We’re not finished,” Gwen Carr said at a rally, above, after New York City cop Daniel Pantaleo was fired Aug. 19 for the 2014 killing of her son Eric Garner. “We have other officers that we have to…
“The Socialist Workers Party takes its political positions on all questions based on the fact that there are two classes — the working class and the capitalist class,” said John Studer, SWP national campaign director, to over 30 people attending…
With the notice this week from Florida prison officials that they have impounded issues no. 29 and 30, they have now banned 11 of the last 12 issues of the Militant. In upholding these bans, the Department of Corrections Literature…
Also In This Issue
- SWP delegation brings solidarity to Puerto Rico
- Bob Redrup, communist fighter for seven decades
- Moscow covers up nuclear blast at White Sea site
- Debts, bankruptcies are soaring for older workers
- Protests in Kashmir oppose Indian rulers’ crackdown
- Thousands defend Maori land in New Zealand
- Back fight by Blackjewel miners!
BHAKTAPUR, Nepal — July 29 was a packed day of political and cultural activities in this historic city for a group of delegates who had just participated in a regional Cuba solidarity conference in Kathmandu, Nepal’s capital. Highlights of the…
SOCIALIST WORKERS PARTY NATIONAL COMMITTEE STATEMENT
Conference discusses working-class response to capitalist crises, sets party convention
Defend Ukraine’s independence!
For defeat of Moscow’s invasion!
US troops, nuclear arms out of Europe, all of Europe!
Cuban representative speaks on US economic war, campaign of lies against socialist revolution
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.