Teamsters rally at UPS depot in New York April 28, part of national fight for new contract to get rid of two-tier pay, boost wages for part-time workers and unify all the workers.

UPS workers rally, open battle over new contract

Key issues are two-tier wages, part-time jobs

NEW YORK — Hundreds of Teamsters union members rallied at six UPS hubs in the New York City area at the end of April to advance their fight for a new contract. The current contract expires July 31. Workers’ key…

Workers feel a wind at their backs in combat with the bosses

Over the past couple of years growing numbers of workers have turned to our unions to resist bosses’ efforts to squeeze more from our labor. Underlying this shift is a deepening crisis of capitalist production and trade, sharpening international rivalries…


Working people across Cuba mobilize for May Day actions

April 14 assembly in Santiago de Cuba drew unionists and community organizations preparing their participation in upcoming International Workers Day celebrations across the island.

HAVANA, May 1 — The capitalist media, from the New York Times to the Miami Herald to BBC, ran articles today proclaiming “Cuba cancels May Day parade” or something similar. These assertions are false, as Militant reporters and others actually…

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.