Houthi helicopter hijacking cargo ship Galaxy Leader in Red Sea Nov. 19. After Houthi attacks on ships in January, U.S. and U.K. forces mounted airstrikes against their bases in Yemen.

Watershed in world politics
New wars and social crises are inevitable

How Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine, Hamas’ Oct. 7 slaughter of Jews upended the capitalist ‘world order’

Working people today face a world of deepening capitalist disorder and escalating competition over profits, markets and political influence, as well as a deepening war drive gripping all the major rival world powers. Two recent watershed developments — Moscow’s 2022…


Newton teachers make gains in spirited strike, contract battle

Striking teachers and aides in Newton, Massachusetts, returned to their classrooms Feb. 5 after winning a new contract with solid gains in wages and benefits. Their union, the Newton Teachers Association, didn’t get everything it wanted, but by going on…





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Che fought to extend socialist revolution in Latin America

Fighters in 1952 Bolivian national revolution. Prerevolutionary crises in Latin America led Che Guevara, Bolivian fighters to try to open socialist revolution across the continent in 1966.

The Bolivian Diary of Ernesto Che Guevara is one of Pathfinder’s Books of the Month for February. Guevara, an Argentinian who helped lead the Cuban Revolution, set out in Bolivia to forge a continent-wide revolutionary movement of workers and peasants.…



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.