Autoworkers picket in Flint, Michigan, Sept. 16. Strike shut down 33 plants, 22 warehouses.

Build solidarity with striking GM workers!

UAW strikers fight for jobs, end to divisive concessions

Nearly 50,000 members of the United Auto Workers walked off the job Sept. 16 in the union’s first nationwide strike against General Motors in 12 years. The strike is part of an uptick in labor actions fueled by lower unemployment…

SWP statement

GM workers, Blackjewel miners, fight for all of us

The following statement by Helen Meyers, Socialist Workers Party candidate for St. Paul City Council, was released Sept. 18. The nearly 50,000 autoworkers on strike against attacks by bosses at General Motors are fighting not just for themselves, but for…

US hands off Iran! End all Washington’s sanctions now!

A series of drone and missile attacks, claimed by Iranian-backed Houthi forces in Yemen, severely damaged Saudi Arabia’s biggest oil site Sept. 14, cutting world oil supplies and escalating prices. President Donald Trump threatened the U.S. military was “locked and…

SWP campaigns, wins support for workers organizing to fight

SEATTLE — “We are seeing important examples of workers organizing to fight to change their conditions on the job. This is a change,” explained Alyson Kennedy, to nearly 40 people at a Socialist Workers Party campaign rally in Seattle Sept.…

Walmart is just ‘a modern day sweatshop’

SAN LEANDRO, Calif. — “You can’t make people work in total darkness,” one Walmart worker told the Militant after managers at the store here demanded employees continue working after a power outage shut down the lights from midday to almost…


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.