Help is pouring in from around the country for working people of East Palestine, Ohio, weeks after toxic derailment disaster caused by rail bosses’ drive for profits. Above, volunteers distribute supplies in neighboring Negley March 26, delivered by Soup Mama’s convoy of trucks.

Back East Palestine fight for control over health, cleanup

New derailments hit Minnesota, Holland, more

EAST PALESTINE, Ohio —Working people here continue to fight to gain control over the cleanup, rebuilding and long-term health care needed in the wake of the Feb. 3 Norfolk Southern train derailment and subsequent fire and environmental disaster. And they’re…

Back Ukraine fight against Putin regime’s invasion, war

Mothers and wives of Russian soldiers hold sign March 11 that reads “580 Separate Howitzer Artillery Division” in video charging “our mobilized men are being sent like lambs to the slaughter.” Inset, Olga Tsukanova, a leader of Council of Soldiers’ Mothers and Wives, who has protested Moscow’s war policies and treatment of soldiers.

Russian President Vladimir Putin is preparing to conscript another levy of over 100,000 working people into Moscow’s army, after sending tens of thousands to their deaths, attempting to conquer Ukraine. Working people there are determined to defend their homeland as…

China-US rulers conflict deepens amid spreading world disorder

Following years of expanding their state capitalist economy and building up their military, the Chinese rulers are now asserting greater political clout, especially in Asia, leading to sharper tensions with the imperialist rulers in Washington. Conflicts that have been building…

Teamsters at Sysco strike over wages, barbaric schedules

Over 250 members of Teamsters Local 117 in Seattle went out April 2 in solidarity with Sysco workers on strike in Louisville and Indianapolis for higher wages, livable work schedules.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Nearly 300 workers, members of Teamsters Local 89 and Local 135, went on strike March 27 at Sysco here and in Indianapolis. Couple day solidarity strikes spread to California and Washington. Sysco is the largest food distributor…


Farmers in Cuba confront impact of US economic war

Cuban farmers with delegation of communists from U.S. and U.K. during visit to Cuban-Bulgarian Friendship Cooperative in Güines, Cuba, Feb. 24. They are looking at tank with tobacco leaf residue used to create tabaquina, a natural pesticide, to substitute for imported products that are difficult to obtain because of Washington’s 60-year-plus embargo.

GÜINES, Cuba — Farmers at a cooperative here are part of efforts by Cuba’s working people and their revolutionary government to boost agricultural production and reduce dependence on costly food imports. “Last year was very hard,” said Yunaiky Cruz, president…

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.