Chart shows steep fall in employment in 2020, even with partial recovery. Rate is falling again now. Workers need to be at work, alongside fellow workers, to fight attacks by bosses, gov’t.

Fight for workers control of production, job safety

White House executive orders aim to hold workers in check

President Joe Biden spent his first days in office churning out executive orders, avoiding debate or vote by Congress. He aims to put a stamp of “political correctness” on government agencies and much more. These measures are a danger to…


SWP statement

In struggle, workers advance unity, class consciousness

Statement by Willie Cotton, Socialist Workers Party candidate for New York City public advocate, released Jan 27. Socialist Workers Party candidates here in New York and across the country offer the only campaigns that are part of and champion struggles…


Workers win wage hike in NY produce market strike

More than 1,000 Teamsters union members at New York’s Hunts Point Produce Market vote overwhelmingly to approve new contract Jan. 23, after one-week strike won wage increase.

NEW YORK — “I couldn’t be happier,” Marco Gonzalez told the Militant Jan. 23. “When you beat the owners it’s a victory. And my co-workers saw that we accomplish something when we stick together.” He was referring to the gains…


‘Help us put the Socialist Workers Party on the ballot!’

Gerardo Sánchez, SWP candidate for Dallas City Council, talks with Valerie Pinales Jan. 20 on her doorstep about the party’s program. She signed the petition to put the party on the ballot.

DALLAS — Socialist Workers Party campaigners have gotten off to a solid start in the fight to win ballot status for Gerardo Sánchez, the party’s candidate for City Council District 1. They are extending the party’s reach and finding interest…




Features

Cuban Revolution advances food production despite US embargo

Stepped-up measures imposed by the U.S. imperialist rulers as part of its economic war against the Cuban people and their socialist revolution are having a serious impact on the country’s agricultural production. Sanctions on Venezuelan shipments of oil to Cuba,…






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.