SWP vice presidential candidate Malcolm Jarrett, at left, joins presidential candidate Alyson Kennedy on autoworkers’ picket line in Arlington, Texas, during GM strike last fall. Right, Kennedy discusses politics, SWP program with Jason Denton on his doorstep in Dallas, Jan. 25, 2019.

Join the Socialist Workers Party 2020 US presidential campaign!

Fight for what you’re for, not what you’re against!

“The Socialist Workers Party campaign presents a road forward for working-class struggle to advance the self-confidence, fighting capacities and class consciousness of working people,” Alyson Kennedy, SWP candidate for president in 2020, told the Militant. The party announced Jan. 29…

Meet the SWP candidates:
Alyson Kennedy & Malcolm Jarrett

Alyson Kennedy Alyson Kennedy grew up in Indianapolis, where she was attracted to the massive battles she followed on TV against racist cops and KKK thugs across the South that tore down Jim Crow segregation, strengthening the whole working class.…

Back protests against gov’t repression in Iran and Iraq

Jan. 29 protest in Baghdad against gov’t repression, Tehran intervention.

Many liberal editorial writers claimed that the Jan. 2 U.S. military operation that killed Gen. Qassem Soleimani would cause people to unite behind the regimes in Iran and Iraq in outrage. Soleimani commanded the Iranian rulers’ Quds Force, the wing…


Cuba’s socialist revolution, China and the world class struggle today

Cuban Revolution shows what’s possible when working people take power, transforming ourselves as we transform class relations of life and work
Above, mobilization in Havana’s Chinatown on the 11th anniversary of Chinese Revolution, October 1960, as Cuban toilers were expropriating domestic and imperialist capital. Inset, laundry worker, Havana, 1940s. “Absence of anti-Chinese discrimination today,” Mary-Alice Waters points out, is product of Cuba’s socialist revolution.

The following is the presentation by Mary-Alice Waters, who spoke as part of a panel discussion in Guangzhou, China, one of some 50 during the 10th International Conference of ISSCO, the International Society for the Study of Chinese Overseas. The…

Socialist Workers Party leadership sets course ahead

Adopts course to build union solidarity • defend constitutional freedoms • fight for wages, hours, job conditions that prevent families in working class from being torn apart • defend Cuba’s socialist revolution and its example in the U.S. and world over
International Educational Conference in Oberlin, Ohio, June 8-10, brought together over 330 people for reports, discussion on communist program, continuity and activities. Right, SWP literature table during conference.
OBERLIN, Ohio — “The sweeping indictment of Donald Trump under the Espionage Act by President Joseph…

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.