In struggle, workers advance unity, class consciousness

Vol. 85/No. 5 - February 8, 2021

Statement by Willie Cotton, Socialist Workers Party candidate for New York City public advocate, released Jan 27. Socialist Workers Party candidates here in New York and across the country offer the only campaigns that are part of and champion struggles…


Workers look for road to fight layoffs, boss attacks

Vol. 85/No. 3 - January 25, 2021
Laid off Marriott Marquis hotel workers in New York protest in Times Square Dec. 23 over cut in severance pay and bosses refusal to commit to bring them back if hotel reopens.

Over 140,000 jobs were obliterated by the crisis of capitalism in December as workers face joblessness and boss attacks on wages and working conditions, exacerbated by growing infections of coronavirus. Bosses at the airlines, Constellium aluminum plant in Alabama, at…


Working people need to build our own party, a labor party

Vol. 85/No. 3 - January 25, 2021

As the social, political and moral crisis of capitalism continues to unfold, workers need to organize together to fight for our own class interests against the bosses and their government. We can stand up to their assaults on our jobs,…


Join SWP 2021 campaign and the ‘Militant’ renewal drive

Vol. 85/No. 2 - January 18, 2021
Factory worker Daniela Veloz subscribed to Militant after Alyson Kennedy, left, knocked on her door in Ennis, Texas, Jan. 4. Socialist Workers Party is building on success of its work last year to continue campaigning among working people in cities, towns and farm areas.

In the midst of 2020’s capitalist economic, social and pandemic crisis, and government-ordered lockdowns, the Socialist Workers Party did not skip a beat. Its members went to work to organize with co-workers to fight to defend their wages and working…


Working people can chart a road to take political power

Vol. 85/No. 2 - January 18, 2021

Cuba’s revolutionary government is capable of standing up to the economic war waged against workers and farmers there by U.S. imperialism because it has “the participation of the entire people,” Gerardo Hernández, national coordinator of the country’s Committees for the…



Demand jobs! Join workers fights over wages, conditions

Workers’ protests take on impact of capitalist crisis
Vol. 84/No. 19 - May 18, 2020
Driver Jose Gonzalez addresses fellow independent truckers in Fontana, California, during protest against brokers driving down their wages and anti-worker government regulations.

Hundreds of millions of working people are being thrown out of their jobs to face the dire consequences of government-mandated economic shutdowns — mounting depression conditions not seen for almost a century.  These are the consequence not of a disease,…


Unfolding capitalist crisis fuels interest in ‘Militant’

Vol. 84/No. 19 - May 18, 2020
Malcolm Jarrett, right, SWP vice presidential candidate, talks with driver Alfredo Bettis, center, at truckers’ protest in Washington, D.C., May 3. Truckers across the country protested May 1.

Over the past week SWP members have continued to increase the reach of the paper. The drive got a boost when Alyson Kennedy, SWP candidate for president, and Malcolm Jarrett, the party’s candidate for vice president, visited workers in several…


Fight for jobs! Organize to defend wages, job safety!

Workers main problem today is capitalism, not ‘the virus’
Vol. 84/No. 18 - May 11, 2020
Factory, textile and garment workers demonstrate in Karachi, Pakistan, April 18, demanding end to firings by bosses, for payment of wages for workers at plants that are shut down.

Tens of millions of working people in the U.S. and many millions worldwide have been thrown out of work through lockdowns imposed by capitalist governments, shutting factories, transportation, retail outlets, hotels, restaurants and more. The key problem facing workers today…