Open door for talks on Israel, Palestine state recognition

The Donald Trump administration’s long-anticipated plan to achieve a negotiated settlement in the Middle East calls on Palestinian groups to recognize Israel and for the Israeli government to recognize a Palestinian state. President Trump announced the plan, which he says…

Alyson Kennedy, SWP candidate for president

‘Fight to win workers control of production’

Alyson Kennedy, left, Socialist Workers Party 2020 presidential candidate, discusses SWP’s working-class campaign with Valero station worker Carol Ortega in Joshua, Texas, Feb. 4.

“I’ve watched a lot of State of the Union speeches by both Democratic and Republican presidents,” Alyson Kennedy, Socialist Workers Party candidate for president, told the Militant from Dallas Feb. 5. “No matter what party is in office, they try…

As Trump touts jobs and peace, Democrats face mounting crisis

President Donald Trump used his State of the Union address to Congress Feb. 4 as a reelection rally, boasting “jobs are booming, incomes are soaring, poverty is plummeting, crime is falling, confidence is surging, and our country is thriving and…

Out of the EU, UK rulers seek trade bloc with Washington

U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson, left, and President Donald Trump meet at U.N. meeting last September. After London break with EU, rulers seek trade bloc with Washington to compete.

As promised, the Conservative U.K. government led by Prime Minister Boris Johnson walked out of the European Union Jan. 31, dealing a blow to the German and French rulers who dominate it. Johnson’s government will now start talks, first and…


China rulers take steps to consolidate control in Asia

Huawei display of 5G mobile station at China Expo in Shenzhen, Oct. 29, 2019. Beijing seeks to use high-tech dominance to help establish long-term bloc with reliant Asian regimes.

While big-business press headlines have focused on the trade disputes and agreements between Washington and Beijing, the course of the rulers in China has become increasingly clear. Armed with a long view, they are focused on building their own empire…

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.