Workers at Owens Corning in Guelph, Ontario, on strike Nov. 20 against concession demands, an example of workers fighting boss attacks on jobs, wages, health and working conditions.

Working people need our own party, a labor party

As economic, health crisis deepens, fight boss attacks

With tens of millions out of work, bosses are still laying workers off, cutting wages and benefits, and speeding up production. The employers hope the intensified competition among workers for jobs will create better conditions to deepen these attacks and…


editorial

Key question for workers is the need to be on the job

Competition among workers, an integral part of capitalism, and the bosses’ efforts to attack our wages and working conditions, intensifies in times of economic crisis like today. Bosses are using spreading unemployment to try and pit workers against each other,…


Victory won in fight against curbs on right to worship

An important victory for the constitutional right of freedom to worship was won Nov. 25 with the overturn of New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s discriminatory lockdown limits on churches, synagogues and other places of worship. The U.S. Supreme Court granted…


Welcome to our 1,315 new readers of the ‘Militant’!

Joel Britton, right, who was 2020 SWP candidate for U.S. Congress from California, talks to Forrest Gardens in Westwind Estates trailer park in West Sacramento Nov. 21. Gardens is helping organize fight by residents against being evicted for so-called “safety violations.”

The Militant  extends a warm welcome to the 1,315 readers who subscribed to the paper during the fall drive carried out by the Socialist Workers Party in the U.S. and Communist Leagues in Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the United…



Features

Miami caravan: ‘End US economic war against Cuba!’

Protesters rally in Miami Nov. 29 against U.S. embargo of Cuba.

MIAMI — A successful caravan of well over 100 participants in more than 80 cars and bikes took place here Nov. 29 demanding an end to the U.S. economic sanctions against Cuba. The march was organized by a number of…






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.