May 20 McCalla, Alabama, rally in solidarity with United Mine Workers on strike against Warrior Met Coal. Miners are fighting to reverse concessions forced on them five years ago.

Stand with coal miners on strike in Alabama!

Fight to win pay, benefits lost in bankruptcy

BROOKWOOD, Ala. — Some 1,100 United Mine Workers of America union members have been on strike since April 1, seeking to win back concessions forced on them five years ago by Warrior Met Coal company. They have set up a…

SWP: ‘Workers need to build our own party, a labor party’

Ved Dookhun, SWP candidate for mayor of Albany, speaks to Francesca Jones on her porch May 21. Jones subscribed to Militant, got Malcolm X, Black Liberation, and the Road to Workers Power.

ALBANY, N.Y. — Socialist Workers Party candidates Ved Dookhun for Albany mayor and Kathie Fitzgerald for Albany Common Council president have been joined by supporters campaigning in working-class areas of the city since announcing their campaign at a press conference…


For recognition of Palestinian state, Israel

The following is based on excerpts from a December 2017 statement by Jack Barnes, Socialist Workers Party national secretary. Pressing for the Israeli and Arab governments and leaderships of Palestinian organizations to begin immediate talks to recognize both Israel and…

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.