Striking school workers at Hawkesbury, Ontario, Nov. 7. Gov’t. backed off anti-strike law.

Workers in US, Canada fight boss, gov’t attacks

School workers defeat Ontario gov’t attack on right to strike

TORONTO — In a major victory for working people and our unions, 55,000 education support workers, members of the Canadian Union of Public Employees, ended their two-day walkout in Ontario, after forcing the Conservative provincial government to back down from…

Workers in US, Canada fight boss, gov’t attacks

White House says Congress would prevent any rail strike

LINCOLN, Neb. — “We surprised Katie Farmer this morning, she did not expect us to greet her with our contract demands — safer working conditions and sick-days-time-off,” Jakob Forsgren, a welder and track repair worker and chair of local Lodge…

Democrats’ attacks on rights at heart of US class struggle

Former FBI directors Robert Mueller, left, and his replacement James Comey, June 21, 2013. Both served as lead special prosecutors in Democrats’ witch hunt against President Donald Trump. Democratic officials are considering new prosecutor to try to stop him if he runs again.

Throughout the final days of the 2022 campaign, Democrats centered their fire on former President Donald Trump. They claim “democracy itself” is threatened if he ever holds office again. Before Trump was even elected in 2016, Democrats unleashed the FBI…

Two months in, support grows for Iran protests

In the face of the “nationwide protests and uprising of the people of Iran for almost two months,” the Teachers’ Union in Kurdistan province stated Nov. 7, the Iranian government’s “use of naked violence has so far resulted in hundreds…

Defend Ukraine independence! Russian soldiers oppose Putin’s war

Thousands of Russian conscript soldiers confront Gen. Kirill Kulakov, in hat, at Kazan training base in southwest Russia. They protested treatment by the brass, refused to be deployed to front lines. Chants included, “Get out of here!” “Shame on you!” “Down with Putin’s regime!”

Determined to defend their country’s sovereignty, working people in Ukraine have pushed back assaults by Russian President Vladimir Putin’s forces. The bloody consequences of the war are fueling the struggle between working people and Putin’s capitalist government, with resistance growing…

For 30th time, UN denounces US gov’t embargo on Cuba

Protesters march from Times Square to United Nations building in New York Oct. 29 demanding an end to Washington’s economic, financial and trade war against Cuba.

UNITED NATIONS — For the 30th time since 1992, the United Nations General Assembly Nov. 3 voted overwhelmingly to call for “ending the economic, commercial and financial embargo imposed by the United States of America against Cuba.” The resolution passed…


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.