May 14 strike picket at Columbia Reach Pack fruit processing in Yakima, Washington. Workers at 6 plants are demanding 40-hour workweek, clean water, wage increase and job safety.

Demand jobs! Back fights over wages, job conditions!

Support workers’ resistance against bosses, their gov’t

Workplace skirmishes, strikes, public protests and other resistance by workers and farmers are growing to challenge attacks today by bosses and their government on our jobs, wages and working conditions.  They have imposed crippling lockdowns on jobs and production, laying…


Socialist Workers Party Statement

Fight for gov’t-funded public works program to create jobs

Alyson Kennedy, the Socialist Workers Party 2020 candidate for president, issued the following statement May 19. Malcolm Jarrett is the party’s candidate for vice president. Strikes by workers at fruit packing plants in Washington state and independent truckers protesting in…


Washington fruit packers strike over pay, hours, dignity

YAKIMA, Wash. — A walkout that began May 7 by workers at Allan Brothers Inc., a fruit processor in Naches, has become a strike wave running through packing plants in this major fruit growing and processing region.  As of May…





Features

Cindy Jaquith: 55-year cadre of Socialist Workers Party

MIAMI — Members and supporters of the Socialist Workers Party gathered here May 10 to celebrate the life of Cindy Jaquith, a cadre of the SWP for 55 years. Jaquith died May 1 at 72. Participants in the celebration came…






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.