First day of shipyard strike June 22. Solidarity rally is set for July 25 at union hall in Bath, Maine.

Build solidarity with the strikers at Bath shipyard!

Strikers say No! to bosses’ union-busting demands

BATH, Maine — Some 4,300 shipbuilding workers here are fighting union busting by the bosses at Bath Iron Works as they enter their fifth week on strike. Local S6 of the Machinists union is organizing a rally in front of…


Socialist Workers Party statement

Put SWP on the ballot! Fight for workers control of production

Alyson Kennedy, Socialist Workers Party candidate for president, issued the following statement July 22. Malcolm Jarrett is the party’s candidate for vice president. Join the campaign to put the Socialist Workers Party presidential ticket, Malcolm Jarrett and myself, on the…


Join campaign to get Socialist Workers Party on the ballot

Mary Martin, right, campaigns for SWP candidates in Kent, Washington. Cruise ship worker Kathleen Jones was stuck at sea for two months due to quarantine. “I’ll sign for the candidates,” she said after hearing that SWP is for public works program to put people back to work.

The Socialist Workers Party is campaigning to get Alyson Kennedy and Malcolm Jarrett, its candidates for president and vice president, on the ballot in Washington state, Tennessee and elsewhere. The party has run a presidential slate in every election since…


Beijing, Tehran form alliance to fight harsh US sanctions

The rulers in Iran and China reached a draft agreement in June that would expand their economic and military cooperation. Facing an unprecedented international economic crisis, governments in both countries are looking for ways to offset the impact of their…



Features

Democrats, middle-class left find common ground in 2020

Strike by hosiery workers at Strutwear Knitting Co. in Minneapolis in 1935-36, one of militant struggles that built industrial unions in 1930s. Middle-class left dismisses as useless lessons of previous working-class battles in which workers transformed their conditions and themselves.

As the presidential election looms closer, liberals, anarchists and other middle-class radicals are seeking to put their political stamp on the Democratic Party, which they see as their party, and its program and the candidacy of Joe Biden. And they…







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.