Above, Public Health Director Rolando Camejo meets leaders of Cuba’s unions, neighborhood and women’s groups in Camagüey province March 13 to organize to take on coronavirus threat in workplaces and schools. In revolutionary Cuba, no one is left on their own. Inset, shuttered office in Massachusetts, as more and more governments impose “shelter-in-place,” but do next to nothing to organize health care or relief working people need.
SWP statement

Demand gov’t act now to protect working people!

A call to action to meet today’s unfolding crises

Alyson Kennedy, the Socialist Workers Party candidate for president, issued the following emergency call to action March 18. Malcolm Jarrett is the party’s 2020 vice presidential candidate.  Workers and our unions need to demand that the government act now to…


Virus triggers breakdowns, bosses’ attacks on workers

MS Braemar crew members hold sign, “I love you Cuba,” after Cuban government let ship dock March 18 with passengers with coronavirus, after other Caribbean nations denied it entry.

The “solutions” to the coronavirus epidemic being implemented by the capitalist rulers in the U.S. — and other capitalist governments around the globe — are to shut down production, slash jobs and tear apart the social fabric for working people.…


75 years after Auschwitz: ‘Not long ago. Not far away’

Picture on display at New York exhibit on Holocaust shows train delivering Jews and others to Auschwitz death camp in Poland. One million Jews were killed in gas chambers there.

NEW YORK — This January marked the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, the largest and most murderous of the Nazi German forced labor and death camps  during the second imperialist world war. Over 1.1 million people were gassed…


Crisis in West Africa rooted in decades of colonial rule

Thomas Sankara, above, led popular revolution in 1983-87 bringing the toilers to power in Burkina Faso. There is no comparable revolutionary leadership anywhere in West Africa today.

A humanitarian crisis is spreading in the Sahel region of West Africa, affecting the lives of millions of toilers. Over the past few years there has been a sharp increase in operations by various reactionary armed groups, killing thousands of…


SWP presidential candidate says:

‘We need to stand up to the bosses’

SWP presidential candidate Alyson Kennedy and nurse Christina Ware talk near San Leandro housing complex where residents are fighting landlord’s moves to nearly double their rent..

SAN LEANDRO, Calif. — Socialist Workers Party presidential candidate Alyson Kennedy and vice presidential candidate Malcolm Jarrett campaigned at a housing complex here March 11. Residents are fighting against efforts to force them out of their low-rent apartments. The visit…



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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.