Sanitation workers in Pittsburgh protest for safety equipment, higher pay. “Nobody respected the garbage men till we didn’t pick up the garbage,” worker Derrick McClinton told the media.

Workers’ job actions lead fight for safety, more pay

Road to build a fighting labor movement

Around the country and worldwide, more and more workers are organizing on the job to fight callous insistence by the bosses that they work without protective equipment in hazardous environments. They are also resisting other attacks on their jobs, wages…


Women win right to choose abortion in New Zealand

Holly Wakelin, left, and Lucy Mackenzie, right, two young women who helped lead recent actions for women’s right to abortion, hold banner at Auckland Feb. 18 march. After decades of mobilizations, New Zealand’s parliament adopted law legalizing abortion March 18.

AUCKLAND, New Zealand — In a victory for the rights of women, a law decriminalizing abortion passed the New Zealand Parliament March 18. “It’s been a long time coming,” 84-year-old Margaret Sparrow, a doctor and lifelong leader of the fight…


Join drive for more readers, Militant fund contributors!

From right, Socialist Workers Party vice presidential candidate Malcolm Jarrett and campaigner Zena Jasper talk with retired truck driver Jerome Sotak in Whiting, Indiana.

The Militant is asking its readers to join the drive to expand the reach of the paper and contribute to the $115,000 Militant Fighting Fund. The paper is more valuable than ever in the capitalist economic and social crisis workers…



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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.