Copper workers rally at Asarco Mission mine in Sahuarita, Arizona, Oct. 19. Mine bosses are demanding workers quit union, cross picket lines in important fight in Arizona, Texas.

Support strikers at GM, Mack Truck, Asarco mines

Asarco miners fight against bosses’ union-busting drive

KEARNY, Ariz. — A battle is unfolding here in the face of the attempt by the Asarco copper bosses to break the strike that began Oct. 13 by almost 2,000 members of the United Steelworkers, Teamsters and seven other unions…


Strikers: ‘All Mack Truck cares about is profits’

Mack Truck strikers rally in Macungie, Pennsylvania, Oct. 20, part of 3,600 out on strike. “The company just thinks about profits,” said striker Steve Gerhard. “The union is our fraternity.”

MACUNGIE, Penn. — More than 3,600 United Auto Workers members on strike at Mack Truck plants in five cities are standing up to the bosses’ steep concession contract demands. Sweden-based Volvo Group owns Mack. They went on strike Oct. 13…


Liberals drive to oust Trump built on fear of working class

The announcement of first one and then two nameless CIA agents with “evidence” that President Donald Trump should be removed from office was greeted with fervor by Democrats trying to ensure they don’t have to run against Trump in the…


Militant, books drive advances solidarity with union battles

Communist League campaign supporter Amelie Lanteigne, right, introduces Militant to Michelle Guay in Beloeil, Quebec, Oct. 19. Guay said she backs Steelworkers strike at Galvano plant.

Socialist Workers Party members and supporters have been taking the Militant to workers on strike at Mack Truck, Asarco and General Motors and building support for these fights through taking news of these class battles door to door to working…




32,500 Chicago teachers, school workers strike for new contract

CHICAGO — Some 25,000 Chicago Teachers Union members and 7,500 school support staff — custodians, bus aides, special education assistants, teaching assistants and more, members of Service Employees International Union Local 73 — walked out here Oct. 17. They set…

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Support labor struggles, vote SWP!

The Socialist Workers Party slate of candidates poses the need for working people to unite and organize to fight to roll back the effects of the capitalist rulers’ economic, political and moral crisis today. Through these struggles we can gain…








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.