Shell chemical fire in Deer Park, near Houston, May 5, one of several recent disasters in East Texas. Big business drive for profits causes such “accidents,” as it did in East Palestine, Ohio.

Rail workers send solidarity to residents in East Palestine

Working people step up fight after toxic derailment

PITTSBURGH — “By speaking out and supporting efforts to hold the nation’s rail carriers accountable,” SMART-TD, the rail conductors’ union, proclaimed in its spring 2023 newsletter, “We do our part to keep what happened in East Palestine from happening again.”…

Durham report details attacks by Democrats, FBI on rights

Department of Justice special counsel John Durham’s 306-page report released May 15 meticulously details the unconstitutional spy operation and “Russian collusion” witch hunt instigated by FBI bosses and Hillary Clinton’s 2016 campaign to try to prevent Donald Trump from winning…

Support Ukraine independence! Defeat Moscow’s bloody invasion!

Shelled building in destroyed city of Bakhmut, eastern Ukraine. Moscow’s forces suffered devastating losses during nine months of combat there, taking most of the city by May 20. Ukrainian forces took hills to west of city. They’re planning to launch a counteroffensive.

On May 20 Yevgeny Prigozhin’s Wagner mercenary army claimed it had pushed Ukrainian forces defending Bakhmut in eastern Ukraine out of the devastated city. For nine months it has been the bloodiest battleground in Russian President Vladimir Putin’s attempts to…


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.