Working people need our own party, a labor party

Vol. 84/No. 47 - November 30, 2020
Socialist Workers Party 2020 candidates set example for working people, joining labor struggles, including, above, striking shipyard workers in Bath, Maine. Inset, SWP presidential candidate Alyson Kennedy, left, talks with dispatcher Janet Sanchez at D.C. truckers’ protest against low rates, onerous regulations May 13. Workers need to build a labor party to advance our struggles.

Working people need our own political party, a labor party, that we can use to defend our interests, independent from and politically opposed to the Democrats and Republicans, the twin parties of the capitalist rulers. Alternating in office for decades,…


Join push to go over quotas for new readers of ‘Militant,’ books

Vol. 84/No. 47 - November 30, 2020
Rachele Fruit, SWP candidate for U.S. Senate, talks with Quinton Goolsby in Macon, Georgia, Oct. 10.

Members of the Socialist Workers Party and the Communist Leagues in Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the United Kingdom are in the final stretch of the fall 2020 international drive to expand the circulation of the Militant. They are organizing…


Workers need our own party, a labor party!

Rulers’ response to 2020 vote shows fear of working class
Vol. 84/No. 46 - November 23, 2020
Workers march in Ilion, New York, Nov. 7, demand Remington Arms Co. honor union contract, give severance and vacation pay after plant shut down. Millions in U.S. have lost jobs.

The 2020 presidential election is over say the Associated Press, CNN and other liberal news media. They’ve declared Democrat Joe Biden the next president, weeks prior to states certifying the vote; or the results of the recount underway in Georgia;…



Whoever’s in the White House, workers need to fight for jobs

Vol. 84/No. 45 - November 16, 2020

The following statement is based on the talk given by Alyson Kennedy, SWP candidate for president, in Seattle Oct. 30. Her running mate was Malcolm Jarrett. As we go to press, the results of the presidential election are not settled.…


SWP campaign to win readers expands reach of the ‘Militant’

Vol. 84/No. 45 - November 16, 2020

The presidential election is over, but the necessity for working people organizing to defend our own interests and learning about how others are doing so and have fought successfully in the past, remains. Socialist Workers Party members are winning new…


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For a shorter workweek with no cut in pay to stop layoffs
Vol. 84/No. 44 - November 9, 2020
SWP presidential candidate Alyson Kennedy brings solidarity to Teamsters on strike at DSI Tunneling in Louisville, Kentucky, Oct. 22.

As the Nov. 3 election draws near, and liberals’ hysteria about the possibility that Donald Trump could be reelected reaches a fever pitch, it’s clearer than ever that neither the Democrats nor Republicans offer any way forward for working people.…


Workers need a labor party, to fight for our own interests

Vol. 84/No. 44 - November 9, 2020

This statement was issued Oct. 27 by Socialist Workers Party candidates for president and vice president, Alyson Kennedy and Malcolm Jarrett. Vote for the Socialist Workers Party! We are the only party offering working people a way to defend ourselves…


Vote Socialist Workers Party! Expand reach of ‘Militant’

Vol. 84/No. 43 - November 2, 2020
Cab driver Abekuya talks with SWP vice presidential candidate Malcolm Jarrett Oct. 15. Uber, Lyft, taxi drivers need to organize a union to fight for higher wages, better conditions, Jarrett says.

NEW YORK — “Over the next 16 days the Socialist Workers Party presidential ticket and its 23 other candidates will boldly present a revolutionary working-class platform as we reach out to workers and other exploited producers,” Alyson Kennedy, the party’s…