March 30 picket line in Washington, Pennsylvania, first day of strike against ATI. Steelworkers haven’t had a raise since 2014, face boss demands to cut jobs, add more divisive wage tiers.

Build solidarity with ATI Steelworkers on strike!

Fight attack on their jobs, health care and union

BRACKENRIDGE, Pa. — Scores of union steelworkers joined picket lines at the Allegheny Technologies Inc. mill here March 30, and at the mill in Washington, as 1,300 United Steelworkers members in five states struck against the company’s profit-driven concession demands.…


Mass protests in Myanmar face deadly gov’t assaults

Streets were deserted and shopping districts shuttered in large cities, small towns and villages all across Myanmar March 24 during a one day “silent strike,” demonstrating the overwhelming opposition to the brutal military junta that seized power Feb. 1.  When…


Workers and our unions need to lead fight for jobs

Gap between the productivity squeezed out of workers and their pay has increased dramatically since 1979, as speedup led to a nearly 70% increase in workers’ productivity, while wages rose only 11.6%. Bosses are pushing even harder under crisis conditions unfolding today.

Millions of workers have been forced into long-term joblessness by the crisis of the capitalist rulers and their profit-driven mismanagement of the coronavirus pandemic. At the same time, capitalist investors are plowing trillions of dollars into a frenzy of speculation…



‘Support amnesty for all immigrant workers in the US’

The Joseph Biden administration insists that its attitude toward immigration is more “humane” than that of Donald Trump’s before it. But the fact is Biden is trying to shut the U.S. southern border as increasing numbers of migrant workers from…


SWP discusses road forward for workers in New Jersey ballot drive

Candace Wagner, SWP candidate for New Jersey lieutenant governor, speaks with Shanice Williams March 28. Williams, a postal worker, signed to put Socialist Workers Party on ballot.

UNION CITY, N.J. — Socialist Workers Party campaign supporters continue to make steady progress toward ballot status for Joanne Kuniansky, the party’s candidate for New Jersey governor. By March 29, 914 signatures were collected toward the goal of 1,500. Petitions…

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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.