Protest in Camacari, Brazil, Jan. 12 against Ford’s decision to close its auto factories in Brazil.

Workers need our own party, a labor party!

As US administration changes, workers continue to face crisis

Millions remain out of work, with fresh unemployment claims rising to 965,000 in the U.S. for the week of Jan. 14, the highest since August. Hardest hit continue to be hotel, restaurant and other service workers, with many of these…

India farmers set protest and global solidarity actions Jan. 26

Indian farmers in tractorcade outside New Delhi Jan. 7 protest new laws that would end government-guaranteed price supports. Inset, support action in Yuba City, California, Jan. 16.

Hundreds of thousands of working farmers are maintaining their protests around the Indian capital, New Delhi, determined to roll back laws aimed at crushing their livelihoods. The measures passed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government would end state-guaranteed minimum prices…


Abolish the death penalty, a tool of capitalist oppression

Statement by Joanne Kuniansky, Socialist Workers Party candidate for New Jersey governor Jan. 20. “An enormous machine for grinding people up,” is how Cuban revolutionary Ramón Labañino described the capitalist “justice” system. Labañino was one of the Cuban 5, framed…

Join Socialist Workers Party campaign in 2021 elections

Socialist Workers Party candidates are joining strike picket lines and social struggles and campaigning on workers’ doorsteps, discussing fight to defend interests of working class. Above, Joanne Kuniansky, SWP candidate for New Jersey governor, with striking Teamsters at Hunts Point Produce Market in the Bronx Jan. 18. Right, SWP candidate for New York mayor Róger Calero discusses need for union with a “deliverista,” one of 80,000 grocery and restaurant delivery workers in New York City, Jan. 17.

Socialist Workers Party candidates and campaign supporters are meeting growing numbers of working people who are looking for ways to resist the impact of the capitalist crisis. Many are interested in discussing the SWP’s program for fighting to defend working-class…


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.