Ukrainians take refuge in Kyiv metro station during Russian missile assault Oct. 9, singing national anthem. Lina Malina said fellow Ukrainians, her people, are a “nation of invincibles.”

As Putin bombs civilians — Defend Ukraine sovereignty!

Unrest grows among workers, nationalities in Russia

Russian forces launched deadly missile strikes against over 20 cities across Ukraine Oct. 10 as a brutal response to a series of setbacks to President Vladimir Putin’s attempts to conquer the country. After seven and a half months of invasion,…

Demand Washington end its economic war on Cuba! Now!

Crews repair electrical grid Sept. 30 in Pinar del Rió after Hurricane Ian. There is no better moment to explain the facts and win working people to oppose U.S. economic war on Cuba.

Click below for downloadable pdfs of this article in English or Spanish           The following statement was released Oct. 11 by Jack Barnes, national secretary of the Socialist Workers Party. The Socialist Workers Party demands that…

Track workers vote down rail contract, other unions to vote

Rail track workers picket in Kansas City, Missouri, at North American Rail Shippers conference in May. The Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way Employees, which organizes 25,000 track workers, announced Oct. 10 its members voted down national agreement with rail bosses.

The Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way Employees, which organizes some 25,000 track builders and repair workers, one of the largest of the 12 rail workers’ unions, announced Oct. 10 that its members had voted down a tentative agreement reached last…

Students, oil workers join protests against Iran’s rulers

Strike by oil workers in Asaluyeh, southern Iran, Oct. 10. “Oil workers will not be silent and passive in the face of the suppression and killing of the people and will protest together and in unison with the people,” wrote Organizing Council of Oil Contract Workers.

In face of attacks by government thugs, protests have spread across Iran since the Sept. 16 death of Mahsa Amini, a 22-year-old Kurdish woman. She had been arrested three days earlier by the regime’s hated “morality police” for allegedly violating…

Join ‘Militant’ to build, go to protests against Iran gov’t

Lisa Potash, SWP candidate for U.S. Senate from Georgia, speaks at “Women, life, freedom” rally Oct. 8 in Atlanta protesting death of Mahsa Amini in Iran. “Workers and farmers in Iran bear brunt of worldwide capitalist economic crisis, compounded by U.S. sanctions,” she said.

Socialist Workers Party candidates and members have been building and participating in demonstrations across the U.S. in solidarity with working people and youth protesting in Iran over the death of Mahsa Amini after she was detained for allegedly violating the…

Democrats attack Supreme Court, constitutional freedoms we need

U.S. bosses, backed by their twin political parties, the Democrats and Republicans, are driving to put the deepening crisis of their capitalist system onto the backs of workers and farmers. Neither of the major capitalist parties, however, is able to…


Road forward for women debated during US marches

WASHINGTON — Thousands of people, including many young women, turned out for the “Women’s Wave” march here Oct. 8, as they did in similar actions across the country. Organizers appealed to them to join in campaigning and voting for Democratic…

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.