Washington mounted airstrikes Dec. 29, targeting the Tehran-backed Kataeb Hezbollah militia, whose forces are part of Iraq’s military — hitting three sites in Iraq and two in Syria, killing at least 25 militia members. Secretary of Defense Mark Esper warned…
‘For immediate withdrawal of US troops from Mideast’
The following corrected statement was issued Jan. 10 by Naomi Craine, Socialist Workers Party candidate for U.S. Senate from Illinois. The Socialist Workers Party condemns Washington’s military action killing Iranian commander Qassem Soleimani; Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, a leader of…
New law makes religion the basis for citizenship
Hundreds of thousands took to the streets across India protesting the push by the government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to enforce a new Citizenship Amendment Act passed Dec. 11. The sectarian law makes religion the criterion for who will…
As the Socialist Workers Party prepares to launch its 2020 campaign for president and vice president, the party has begun announcing a series of candidates for federal and state offices across the country (see below). This is the SWP’s fighting…
“It’s about the solidarity, about everybody sticking together and staying together, outside of that it’s community support, labor organization support,” Karla Schumann, secretary-treasurer of Teamsters Local 104, said at the picket line outside Asarco’s Mission Mine in Sahuarita, Arizona, Dec.…
MONSEY, N.Y. — A violent attack at the Rockland County home of Rabbi Chaim Rottenberg during a Hanukkah celebration Dec. 28 seriously injured five people. The attacker barged into the event, held next to the rabbi’s synagogue, with a machete…
As “resistance”-obsessed liberals struggle to find ways to oust President Donald Trump, they are pushing to limit the political rights of millions of working people. A Dec. 20 New York Times headline described the problem they face as “The Tyranny…
Also In This Issue
- Johnson says workers ‘lent’ him their votes to get UK out of EU
- Harry Villegas (Pombo): Fought at side of Che Guevara
- NY gov’t to flood downtown with electric cargo-haul bikes
- Iraq uprising inspires art, culture in Tahrir Square
- IFCO wins victory in fight against IRS harassment
- Fight to end the rents and mortgages system
For more than 61 years, since overthrowing the U.S.-backed Fulgencio Batista dictatorship on Jan. 1, 1959, the Cuban Revolution has shown there is an alternative to the capitalist system and its dog-eat-dog, every-man-for-himself morality. It has unselfishly offered aid and…
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.