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,…


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.…


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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.…


2020 election deepens crisis of Democrats, Republicans

Vol. 84/No. 7 - February 24, 2020
Dissatisfaction among working people over declining wages, conditions, impact of rulers’ wars fuels crisis in Democratic and Republican parties. Above, remains of GI killed in Afghanistan arrive at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, July 2, 2019.

For decades working people in the U.S. have faced declining real wages and worsening working conditions as the bosses have gone after them in an effort to defend their profit rates, creating a broad social crisis. This, along with opposition…





Democrats push to impeachment boosts US rulers political police

Vol. 83/No. 48 - December 30, 2019

As Democrats advanced their witch hunt against President Donald Trump aimed at overturning the 2016 election, State Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz released his report on FBI spy operations targeting Trump’s election campaign then. Horowitz’s account exposes how Washington’s political…


Democrats’ drive to oust Trump targets working class

Vol. 83/No. 46 - December 16, 2019

The Democratic Party is sharply divided, with its leaders panicking that their drive to impeach and indict President Donald Trump — which began the day he took office and has continued ever since — is failing to win support. They…