Striking Warrior Met miners, union and other supporters rally in Brookwood, Alabama, Aug. 4. Fight deserves widespread publicity and active solidarity from all workers and farmers.

Over 1,500 rally to back coal miners in Alabama

Strike to regain better wages, conditions, safety

BROOKWOOD, Ala. — Over 1,500 unionists and other workers from Alabama, West Virginia, Kentucky, North and South Carolina, Mississippi, Tennessee, Indiana, Illinois, Georgia and Missouri converged in cars and buses on the ballpark in this small town where 1,100 members…


D.C. protest: End US gov’t economic war against Cuba!

Several hundred protesters from East Coast joined July 25 action near the White House to say, “Yes to Cuba! No blockade!” Counterprotesters called for U.S. military intervention.

WASHINGTON — Some 300 people joined a July 25 protest at Lafayette Park near the White House, demanding an end to the more than 60-year-long U.S. economic war against Cuba. The action welcomed Seattle school teacher Carlos Lazo and other…


Join Socialist Workers Party campaigning!

Socialist Workers Party campaigner Leroy Watson, right, discusses historic advances in fight against racism, including on strike picket lines, with Ben Allen, in Bellwood, Chicago, Aug. 1.

“SWP campaigners come out of the July 22-24 Socialist Workers Party International Conference better prepared to join in the struggles of working people and point the road forward to building a party that will lead millions to overturn capitalist rule…


Fight to get workers back on the job, defend our jobs and unions

Some 600 members of BCTGM Local 218 at Frito-Lay in Kansas returned to work July 26 after three weeks on strike over forced overtime, wages. They won broad solidarity for their fight.

While the bosses’ press celebrates a profit bonanza on Wall Street, millions of workers still don’t have jobs, employers are fighting to hold down wages as prices keep rising, and the federal government’s COVID-based bar on evictions has expired. Changing…



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SWP conference: Leading the working class to take power

Jack Barnes, SWP national secretary, speaks at conference. SWP leader Mary-Alice Waters, right. Banner captured central themes of conference presentations, classes, discussions.

SPRINGFIELD, Ohio — “This is a book about the dictatorship of capital and the road to the dictatorship of the proletariat,” Socialist Workers Party National Secretary Jack Barnes said, pointing to Malcolm X, Black Liberation, and the Road to Workers…






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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.