UPS workers at “practice strike picket” outside depot in Fremont, California, July 18. Thousands of Teamster members have joined similar actions outside UPS facilities around the country.

Teamster ‘practice pickets’ prepare for national strike

UPS breaks off talks as July 31 deadline looms

PHILADELPHIA — Teamsters at UPS held two “practice pickets” here July 13, part of similar actions across the country in preparation for a potential strike at the end of the month. The package delivery outfit is the largest unionized private…


What is road forward in the Middle East?

The spread of terrorist attacks against Jews in Israel and the West Bank by supporters of Hamas and Islamic Jihad — backed by the bourgeois-clerical regime in Iran — along with thuggish actions by rightists among Israeli settlers against Palestinians…


Biden’s witch hunt against Trump attacks political rights

The ever-expanding number of “investigations” and charges being filed against Donald Trump is unparalleled. This highly partisan operation against the likely nominee of one of the bosses’ two main parties is being carried out by President Joseph Biden, Trump’s likely…



Back Ukraine’s fight to defend its sovereignty

The Ukrainian counteroffensive aimed at turning back Moscow’s invasion is “a bit disappointing,” complained retired U.S. Marine Col. Mark Cancian on NPR June 24. His remarks were typical of recent comments by the military brass and officials of President Joseph…


160,000 actors join Writers Guild in nationwide strike

Some 160,000 members of Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists went on strike July 13, joining Writers Guild of America members who struck May 2.

LOS ANGELES — A spirited picket of 300 actors and writers carried signs and chanted outside Netflix’s office here July 17. Daily protests are being held outside major studios across Southern California, the heart of the movie industry. Actions are…

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Join ‘Militant’ campaign for unions, rights

The Militant  tells the truth about all the key working-class questions today — from the strike battles taking place to the fight to defend crucially needed constitutional freedoms. We urge our readers to join with us to get the broadest…



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.