Kentucky coal miners fighting for pay stolen from them when Blackjewel bosses declared bankruptcy. Chinese restaurant owner Joyce Cheng, at center, has raised over $5,000 for them.

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Bosses demand court end Blackjewel miners’ protest

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Blackjewel coal miners in Harlan County and their supporters have been camped out on the rail tracks outside the Cloverlick No. 3 mine since July 29, determined to keep their former bosses from moving about 100 rail…

Disaster facing Bahamians is product of the capitalist system

“We are on our own,” Bahamian volunteer fireman Greg Johnson told the press Sept. 6 in Treasure Cay, explaining the inaction of the government of the Bahamas in the wake of Hurricane Dorian. “It’s deplorable.” Working people were left to…

‘Militant’ wins again in battle against Florida prison bans

As the campaign against suppression of the Militant  by Florida prison wardens gathers momentum, the Department of Corrections Literature Review Committee  overturned the latest impoundments of two more issues of the socialist newsweekly Aug. 28. And they did so before…


Bob Redrup: Built Socialist Workers Party for 7 decades

Above, Socialist Workers Party member Joel Britton addresses Sept. 2 meeting in Los Angeles to celebrate life of Bob Redrup, who died Aug. 15. Inset, Redrup in 1970s. He had spent seven decades building the SWP, including in party’s union fractions in maritime and steel industries.

LOS ANGELES — Bob Redrup spent “seven decades building the Socialist Workers Party. His was a life lived on the right side of history,” Norton Sandler, a member of the SWP National Committee, told 50 people at a meeting to…

Socialist Workers Party leadership sets course ahead

Adopts course to build union solidarity • defend constitutional freedoms • fight for wages, hours, job conditions that prevent families in working class from being torn apart • defend Cuba’s socialist revolution and its example in the U.S. and world over
International Educational Conference in Oberlin, Ohio, June 8-10, brought together over 330 people for reports, discussion on communist program, continuity and activities. Right, SWP literature table during conference.
OBERLIN, Ohio — “The sweeping indictment of Donald Trump under the Espionage Act by President Joseph…

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.