Quarter-mile-long line outside food bank in Queens, N.Y., Aug. 22, as bosses cut jobs, hours.

Fight for a public works program to provide jobs

As 2020 vote nears, working people face capitalist crisis

As the nominating conventions of the Democratic and Republican parties meet, working people face depression-like conditions with mounting job cuts, the scourge of “for profit” health care in a pandemic and employers’ attacks on wages and working conditions. Another 1.1…


Socialist Workers Party statement

Demand gov’t pay benefits to those without jobs now!

Alyson Kennedy and Malcolm Jarrett, Socialist Workers Party candidates for president and vice president, issued the following statement Aug. 25. Join us in demanding government action now to protect working people from the spreading scourge of mass unemployment. Workers need…



Workers join protests, strike against rigged vote in Belarus

Thousands of demonstrators demand resignation of Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko Aug. 25 in Minsk. Workers at over 145 plants have gone on strike since Aug. 9 rigged election.

Despite firings, large-scale arrests and beatings by police, working people continue to join daily protests and take strike action across Belarus. They are fighting to bring down the regime of President Alexander Lukashenko, who fraudulently proclaimed himself the winner in…



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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.