Strikers at 24-hour picket line at Mission Mine, Sahuarita, Arizona, Nov. 5, where Asarco is bringing in strikebreakers. Area working people are joining the pickets to show solidarity.

Asarco strike deserves support of all workers

Company bosses ‘want to get rid of the union’

Workers on strike since Oct. 13 against Asarco copper bosses at the company’s mine and processing complexes in Arizona and its smelter in Texas are winning broad solidarity for their fight for better wages, benefits and union rights. “The support’s…

US-Chinese rulers’ rivalry grows despite new trade deal

As the governments of China and the U.S. prepare to sign “phase-one” of an agreement over their trade conflicts, rivalry between Washington, the world’s dominant imperialist power, and the rising power of Beijing continues to harden. The planned deal between…

SWP statement

‘Break from bosses 2-party system, build a labor party’

The following is a Nov. 6 statement by Malcolm Jarrett, who ran as the Socialist Workers Party 2019 candidate for Pittsburgh City Council. The capitalist rulers use their two-party shell game to try and get working people caught up chasing…


Iraqi protests grow, demand halt to Tehran’s interference

Demonstrators in Iraq block Joumhouriya bridge in Baghdad Nov. 3. Protesters demand end to government’s refusal to provide jobs, electricity, and an end to Tehran’s ongoing intervention.

Tens of thousands of Iraqis rallied in Baghdad Nov. 1 in the largest anti-government demonstrations since the U.S. invasion in 2003. The actions — fueled by deteriorating living conditions, demands for political rights and widespread anger about the Iranian government’s…

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.