“People from all over have been coming together to help,” Kaylee Ball, holding a copy of the Militant amid donations at her Salem, Ohio, farm, told SWP member Jacquie Henderson March 23. Working people are battling effects of derailment in East Palestine.

Support East Palestine fight for control over the cleanup

Rail workers win victory against 1-person ‘crew’

EAST PALESTINE, Ohio — Solidarity with working people, farmers and small-business people who have been affected by the Feb. 3 Norfolk Southern train derailment and their fight to win control over the cleanup and rebuilding here is being expressed through…

Defend crucial constitutional freedoms from gov’t assault

While New York City prosecutor Alvin Bragg pushes to indict former President Donald Trump on charges even he admits would be difficult to prove, federal prosecutors announced they plan to charge up to 1,200 more people in connection with the…

Defend Ukraine independence!
Moscow out of all of Ukraine!

Drawing by 12-year-old Masha Moskaleva from Yefremov, south of Moscow. Ukrainian woman and child defy Russian missiles, with “Glory to Ukraine” on Ukraine flag, “No to war!” on Russian flag. Her father has been sentenced to prison while she’s confined in a children’s home.

Russian President Vladimir Putin’s brutal efforts to conquer Ukraine have been deadlocked for months as a result of the courageous efforts of working people in Ukraine. The Russian rulers occupy almost a fifth of Ukraine but the front lines have…

National farmers convention takes up crisis facing toilers on the land

Socialist Workers Party members Ellie García and Joel Britton with farmer Will Scott in Fresno, California. Britton participated in National Farmers Union convention, talked to working farmers about need for a labor party, based on the unions and worker-farmer alliance.

SAN FRANCISCO — Some 475 farmers, ranchers and other members of the National Farmers Union held their 121st Anniversary Convention here March 5-7. The NFU includes capitalist, middle and working farmers. The presentations and discussions reflected the consequences of today’s…


Book fair reflects class politics in Kurdistan and Iraq

600,000 turn out, interested in titles on politics, culture, history of revolutionary struggle
Volunteer Joe Young, right, with visitors to Pathfinder booth at book fair in Kurdistan region of Iraq. Participants bought 1,200 books by communist and other revolutionary leaders.

ERBIL, Kurdistan Region, Iraq — On March 16 participants in the 15th Erbil International Book Fair observed a moment of silence, joining people across Kurdistan in marking 35 years since the Saddam Hussein dictatorship attacked the town of Halabja with…

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.