Russian tank in Donetsk Feb. 22. Flagrantly violating Ukraine sovereignty, Moscow claims that Ukraine is part of Russia and sends troops, tanks into eastern provinces, surrounds country.

Defend the independence of Ukraine! Moscow out now!

Get Washington out of Eastern Europe!

Russian President Vladimir Putin Feb. 21 declared that the Moscow-backed “People’s Republics” of Donetsk and Luhansk set up in Ukraine in 2014 were independent countries and ordered Russian troops to go in as “peacekeepers.” The Kremlin’s invasion is backed by…


Machinists in Iowa strike in struggle over wages, respect

DAVENPORT, Iowa — “It’s a wonderful feeling to be in a room with 242 union members and 98% vote to go on strike and reject the company’s ‘first, last, best and final offer,’” striker Scott Lang told this Militant worker-correspondent…


SWP takes truckers’ fight in Canada to working class

Eleanor García, SWP leader and candidate for U.S. Senate from California, speaks to driver Chris Weber at a truck stop in Castaic, north of Los Angeles, Feb. 20. With high fuel prices, low freight and long unpaid hours waiting, he said. “I’m for the Canadian truckers.”

Members of the Socialist Workers Party have been building on the momentum of the recently concluded successful renewal campaign to introduce the paper and the party’s election campaign to workers and farmers at plant gates, strike picket lines, political events…




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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.