Demonstration at Sharif University of Technology in Tehran Jan. 13, part of growing protests over recent years against government’s wars, economic crisis and attacks on political rights.

Solidarity with protests by workers, students in Iran!

Actions hit Tehran’s lies, wars across region

Thousands of working people and youth have taken part in protests against the Iranian Revolutionary Guard shooting down a Ukrainian passenger aircraft Jan. 8 — killing all 176 passengers — after the government sought to cover it up and then…


Coal miners in Kentucky block tracks, win back pay

Coal miners in eastern Kentucky Jan. 13 block Quest Energy bosses from moving coal they mined in fight over pay. The miners won widespread solidarity and all their back wages.

META, Ky. — For the second time in six months, coal miners in eastern Kentucky took action to protest working without pay by blocking a coal train, winning broad community support and forcing the bosses to pay what was owed…


SWP: Back workers’ fight to win control over job safety

Naomi Craine, right, SWP candidate for U.S. Senate in Illinois, speaks at Jan. 10 rally in Chicago to demand freedom for Gerald Reed and other victims of cop torture. “It’s an outrage that Reed is still in jail a year after his conviction was overturned,” Craine told fellow protesters.

The Socialist Workers Party 2020 presidential ticket will be announced shortly and a slate of candidates across the country is advancing a program for working people to defend their jobs, income and safety and fight in the interests of all…




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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.