Rail workers rally Sept. 10 in Toledo, part of nationwide fight for new contract, including end to attacks on crew size, unlivable work schedules, and for pay hikes to keep up with inflation.

Rail workers battle bosses over deadly job conditions

Bosses threaten lockout, demand gov’t intervene

LINCOLN, Neb. — Amid ongoing negotiations in Washington for a national contract between the main rail unions and bosses, two rail workers were killed on the job Sept. 8. The two were on a Union Pacific freight train that collided…

Ukrainian forces push Putin back! Support Ukraine independence!

Russian armored vehicles abandoned in river by demoralized troops in Kharkiv region fleeing Ukraine offensive. Russian-led forces, deeply dispirited by lack of support from Ukrainians in cities they occupied, departed in disarray, surrendered or deserted.

Ukrainian government forces are driving back the Russian rulers’ attempts to conquer and crush the Ukraine people and its independence. Kyiv’s forces broke through demoralized Russian front-line troops in northeast Ukraine Sept. 6, who fled in disarray. In a week,…

White House war on constitutional freedoms is key issue in US today

Constitutional freedoms won in blood that are essential for working people are under a concerted assault today from President Joseph Biden’s White House, using the Justice Department, anti-working-class laws like the Espionage Act, and the FBI, Washington’s political police, to…


Monarchy plays key role in capitalist rule in the UK

Given the death of Queen Elizabeth II in the United Kingdom Sept. 8, and the widespread coverage in the big-business press worldwide of the pomp and circumstance that has followed, the Militant is reprinting an excerpt from Capitalism’s World Disorder:…

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.