Nurses strike Dec. 1-2 at Montefiore hospital in New Rochelle, New York. Bosses refuse to hire more nurses, meaning there isn’t enough staff to provide needed health care during pandemic.

No layoffs! Cut workweek with no cut in weekly pay!

Spreading layoffs, shutdowns deepen crisis facing workers

A spreading second wave of government-ordered lockdowns on production, retail, restaurants and other stores is worsening the crisis conditions inflicted on working people by the bosses and their governments. Small shopkeepers are being crushed and mass unemployment is deepening competition…


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Workers and farmers need to chart our own road forward

Hundreds of vehicles lined up outside Roadrunner Food Bank in Albuquerque Nov. 24 to get food for Thanksgiving.

Workers and our unions need to raise the banner of fighting to shorten the workweek to 30 hours without a single penny cut from take-home pay. This can prevent layoffs and keep millions of fellow workers on the job. Winning…


New Rochelle nurses fight for more staff, new contract

After a spirited two-day strike by 200 nurses at Montefiore Health System’s hospital in New Rochelle Dec. 1 and 2, the New York State Nurses Association and the bosses are back at the negotiating table. Front and center is the…


India farmer protests grow in fight to stop gov’t assaults

Tens of thousands of farmers in camp near Indian capital New Delhi protest government assault on their livelihoods. Inset, car caravan in Montreal Dec. 12 in solidarity with farmers’ actions.

Tens of thousands of farmers continue their protest blockade around New Delhi, the Indian capital, demanding Prime Minister Narendra Modi withdraw new agricultural laws that will drive down the prices farmers receive for their crops. They’re fighting to defend their…



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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.