United Auto Workers rally in Detroit Sept. 15, as UAW struck assembly plants at Stellantis in Toledo, Ohio; General Motors in Wentzville, Missouri; and Ford in Wayne, Michigan.

Solidarity with UAW strike! Fight for whole working class

TOLEDO, Ohio — There is a working-class battle taking place in the auto industry today that all workers should support. Some 13,000 United Auto Workers’ members went on strike Sept. 15 at the Ford plant in Wayne, Michigan; General Motors…

As 2024 nears, Democrats step up attacks on political rights

Boston cops seize socialist literature during 1919-20 Palmer Raids. Inset, Victor Berger’s 1918 Socialist Party election campaign. Congress voted 309-1 to bar him from office after he won.

The Democrats’ seven-year-long relentless campaign to drive Donald Trump out of politics and bar him from running for president in 2024 is becoming more frantic as the primaries come nearer. President Joseph Biden’s Justice Department and Democratic prosecutors in Georgia…

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Join campaign to expand reach of the ‘Militant’!

Laura Garza, right, Socialist Workers Party candidate for U.S. Senate from California, discusses politics with participants at Mexican Independence Day celebration in Oxnard Sept. 17.

The Socialist Workers Party’s fall campaign to win 1,350 subscribers to the Militant, sell 1,350 books by party leaders and other revolutionaries and raise $140,000 for the SWP Party-Building Fund is off and running! We’re asking our readers to join…

Washington seeks bloc with Vietnam in China conflict

Drawn together by common interests in countering Beijing’s expansionist course, Nguyen Phu Trong, general secretary of Vietnam’s ruling Communist Party, met with President Joseph Biden in Hanoi Sept. 10. “The United States is a Pacific nation, and we’re not going…


How Cuba’s revolution took hold in the Escambray mountains

Volunteer militia members learn to read in Escambray mountains, 1961. Literacy campaign and land reform benefited peasants, building support for drive to defeat U.S.-backed counterrevolutionary bands. These steps were crucial in advancing Cuba’s unfolding socialist revolution.

From the Escambray to the Congo: In the Whirlwind of the Cuban Revolution by Víctor Dreke is one of Pathfinder’s Books of the Month for September. As a high school student, Dreke joined Cuba’s revolutionary movement, then became a Rebel…

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.