Laura Garza, left, SWP candidate for U.S. Senate from California in 2024, at May 26 union rally in Los Angeles. Garza says workers need to break from the Democrats, Republicans.

‘Workers need a labor party based on the unions’

SWP launches California campaign for US Senate

LOS ANGELES — At a May 26 labor rally here, Laura Garza, a rail worker and member of the SMART-Transportation Division union, and her campaign supporters distributed hundreds of flyers announcing she was running as the Socialist Workers Party candidate…

Democrats, FBI push assaults on political rights workers need

In their factional drive to hound former President Donald Trump out of politics, the Democrats for over six years have done serious damage to crucial constitutional freedoms. Free speech, assembly, protection against unreasonable searches and seizures, the right to a…

Defend Ukraine independence!

Frictions grow in Moscow over losses

Moscow’s forces are exhausted and hemmed in as they try to maintain their tenuous occupation of the destroyed eastern Ukrainian city of Bakhmut. They incurred heavy losses during the 10-month-long effort to take the city. This is sharpening conflicts in…


‘A genuine revolution means leading the millions’

Class struggle in the US today, the Cuban Revolution and building a proletarian party
April 25 book presentation in Havana at headquarters of Cuban Institute for Friendship with the Peoples. Inset, from left, Mary-Alice Waters; ICAP leader Noemí Rabaza, who chaired and spoke. In Cuba, Rabaza said, the government represents workers’ class interests not those of the capitalists. “What Noemí says is important,” Waters noted in discussion period. Cuba’s socialist revolution is a beacon worldwide and sets the example for working people in the U.S., too. “Alone we’ll be defeated. Fighting together, we can win,” Waters ended.

  The following are the remarks by Mary-Alice Waters at an April 25 presentation in Havana of the book The Low Point of Labor Resistance Is Behind Us: The Socialist Workers Party Looks Forward by Jack Barnes, Steve Clark and…

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.