Feb. 4 rally in support of Teamster union members locked out for over six weeks by Marathon Petroleum bosses in St. Paul Park, Minnesota. Fight is over safety and union protections.

Support union battles at Marathon, Amazon!

Marathon workers battle largest US refinery owner

ST. PAUL PARK, Minn. — Two hundred oil refinery workers have been locked in battle here since Jan. 21 against Marathon Petroleum, the largest oil refining company in the country. They deserve and need solidarity from working people. At issue…


Amazon workers organize in fight to win a union

ATLANTA — In the midst of their seven-week-long mail-in vote on whether or not Amazon bosses have to allow workers to be represented by the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union, workers at the company’s Bessemer, Alabama, fulfillment center are…


SWP campaign says struggles can help build stronger unions

Maggie Trowe, SWP candidate for Louisville mayor, and Dave Perry, right, discuss need for workers to organize themselves, with Gary Fabre at his home in Florence, Kentucky, Feb. 27.

Bernie Senter, Socialist Workers Party candidate for California State Senate, and his supporters campaigned at the Marathon Petroleum refinery shift change in Carson, California, Feb. 23, and urged workers to join in building support for locked-out Marathon refinery workers in…


Myanmar protests defy new military crackdown

Protest in Mandalay, in Myanmar, March 1, day after police and soldiers killed at least 20 people during actions across country. Government violence hasn’t stopped protests, strikes.

Despite escalating daily assaults by police and soldiers on peaceful mass demonstrations that have left more than 30 dead, hundreds wounded, and over 1,500 jailed, opponents of the Feb. 1 military coup in Myanmar are continuing to protest across the…


Protests in seven cities demand: Stop US economic war on Cuba!

Feb. 28 rally in Seattle, one of actions in seven cities in U.S. and Canada, protest U.S. embargo of Cuba. For more than 60 years Washington has tried to overthrow Cuban Revolution.

Opponents of Washington’s economic war against Cuba took to the streets in seven cities in the U.S. and Canada Feb. 28 — Miami, Seattle, New York, Los Angeles, Minneapolis, Montreal, and Ottawa, Ontario. Car caravans and rallies demanded an end…



Democrats push attacks on free speech, rights workers need

Covers of Militant from Aug. 2, 1941, above, as well as of Minneapolis Star Journal, above left, and Minneapolis Morning Tribune, left, both from June 28, 1941. U.S. rulers use FBI, their political police, to target and try to frame up vanguard workers. Special targets were leaders of Socialist Workers Party, Minneapolis Teamsters union leading labor opposition to Washington’s entry into second imperialist war.

Democrats are pressing forward with new attacks on free speech and rights working people need. Their bludgeon is an all-points campaign claiming the Jan. 6 disruption of Congress was nothing less than an “insurrection,” carried out by some right-wing militia…

Features

Pathfinder’s new website — easier to search, browse, buy

Books help us see today’s fights as part of working-class line of march to end exploitation
New website is optimized — for computer and phone — to help locate titles, authors, and subjects of interest in 11 different languages, and with Google and other search engines, also.

Pathfinder Press unveiled a new website this month at www.pathfinderpress.com. The attractive colorful design, enhanced search and greater security make for easy-to-use shopping and checkout. Built with improved technology, it helps readers searching the internet for various authors, titles and…






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.