Fairacres Manor nursing home residents in Greeley, Colorado, backed by nursing staff, protest restrictions imposed on physical contact with loved ones Oct. 8. Rulers have shunted elderly into overcrowded, understaffed nursing homes, leaving thousands shut in to die.

Cut workweek with no cut in pay to stop layoffs

Demand gov’t-financed public works program to create jobs

Millions of workers in the U.S. have lost their jobs in the midst of a two-sided and intertwined capitalist economic and social crisis unfolding today. One side is the efforts of the bosses and their government to make working people…


Workers need a labor party to fight for all working people

“Let me shake your hand,” Melinda Swartz, in Sharon, Pennsylvania, told SWP vice presidential candidate Malcolm Jarrett, left, and David Ferguson, the party’s candidate for 18th Congressional District in Pennsylvania, Oct. 9, after learning workers can vote for SWP instead of Donald Trump or Joe Biden. “Workers need our own party, a labor party,” Jarrett said.

SHARON, Penn. — “You say you’re different from Joe Biden or Donald Trump, let me shake your hand,” Melinda Swartz, a worker at a stamping mill here, told Malcolm Jarrett, Socialist Workers Party candidate for vice president, and Dave Ferguson,…


Socialist Workers Party Statement

Fight against rulers’ attacks on workers’ health, wages

This statement was released by Alyson Kennedy, Socialist Workers Party candidate for president, Oct. 14. Working people need to join together to fight for protection from the impact of the spreading capitalist social and economic crisis and to use all…


Mass protests in Belarus: ‘Resign now, new elections’

March “in solidarity with women in Belarus,” Oct. 10 in New York City. International actions against dictatorial regime in Belarus backed mass protests there demanding freeing of political prisoners, new elections.

For the 10th Sunday in a row, 100,000 protesters filled the streets of Minsk, the capital of Belarus, Oct. 11, joined by tens of thousands more in other cities, demanding the resignation of Alexander Lukashenko. The hated ruler claimed he…



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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.