SWP presidential candidate Alyson Kennedy talks with auto mechanic Rogelio Rodriguez at his home in Dallas Jan. 24. Working people need to break with the capitalists’ parties, she said.
Alyson Kennedy, SWP candidate for president:

‘Workers need our own party, a labor party’

DALLAS — The two main capitalist parties, the Democrats and Republicans, are in crisis, Alyson Kennedy, Socialist Workers Party candidate for president, told participants in a campaign rally here Feb. 8. And, she said, more and more workers are concluding…


Coronavirus shows need for revolution in health care

When the first cases of acute pneumonia caused by the new coronavirus were diagnosed last December in Wuhan, China, government authorities there downplayed the development. Now the capitalist rulers worldwide are scrambling about what to do with an epidemic that…


2020 election deepens crisis of Democrats, Republicans

Dissatisfaction among working people over declining wages, conditions, impact of rulers’ wars fuels crisis in Democratic and Republican parties. Above, remains of GI killed in Afghanistan arrive at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, July 2, 2019.

For decades working people in the U.S. have faced declining real wages and worsening working conditions as the bosses have gone after them in an effort to defend their profit rates, creating a broad social crisis. This, along with opposition…


Miami car caravan protests US restrictions on travel to Cuba

Andrés Gómez, right, leader of Alianza Martiana, speaks before 50-car caravan wound its way through Miami’s Little Havana Feb. 8, calling for end to new U.S. attacks on travel to Cuba.

MIAMI — Scores of people joined a car caravan led by the Alianza Martiana in the Little Havana neighborhood here Feb. 8 to protest new U.S. government restrictions on travel to Cuba. Washington passed new regulations in January barring all…



Iraqi workers, youth protest attacks by the gov’t, Tehran

Deadly attacks by militias organized by Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr as well as by Iraqi security forces have failed to quell anti-government demonstrations in Iraq. “This protest movement is going strong and as long as our demands haven’t been answered,…

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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.