Solidarity with Marathon oil workers in Minnesota!

Vol. 85/No. 8 - March 1, 2021

Statement by Rebecca Williamson, Socialist Workers Party candidate for Seattle City Council, Feb. 17.  I’m asking workers and our unions to spread the word and build solidarity with workers fighting against boss attacks today — from oil refinery workers battling…


Socialist Workers Party files for ballot in Dallas

Vol. 85/No. 7 - February 22, 2021
Socialist Workers Party files for ballot in Dallas

DALLAS — Gerardo Sánchez, left, Socialist Workers Party candidate for City Council here, submits petitions signed by 222 people — seven times more than the 30 signatures required — to city election manager Parris Long Feb. 10 to be on…


SWP files for Dallas ballot, looks to file in Nebraska

Vol. 85/No. 7 - February 22, 2021

LINCOLN, Neb. — Supporters of the Socialist Workers Party campaign launched a drive to get Joe Swanson, the party’s candidate for City Council At-Large, on the ballot over the Feb. 6-7 weekend. Amid snow and an arctic blast, campaigners talked…


Workers must build our own party, a labor party

Vol. 85/No. 7 - February 22, 2021

Statement by Róger Calero, Socialist Workers Party candidate for New York City mayor, Feb. 10. In the face of deepening boss attacks, government coronavirus lockdowns and with millions of us unemployed, workers are finding ways to stand up and fight…


Fight gov’t campaign against constitutional rights we need!

Vol. 85/No. 6 - February 15, 2021

Statement by Joe Swanson, Socialist Workers Party City Council At-Large candidate in Lincoln, Nebraska, Feb. 3. Facing rising joblessness and boss assaults on our wages, hours and working conditions, working people need to defend the political rights we have wrested…


SWP ballot drive in Dallas discusses class road forward

Vol. 85/No. 6 - February 15, 2021

DALLAS — “In the face of high unemployment, our unions need to lead a fight for a massive government-funded public works program to put millions to work at union-scale wages building hospitals, schools, affordable housing and more,” Gerardo Sánchez, Socialist…


Help put SWP candidate Joe Swanson on the ballot!

Vol. 85/No. 6 - February 15, 2021

Supporters of the Socialist Workers Party campaign will kick off the drive to put Joe Swanson on the ballot for City Council At-Large in Lincoln, Nebraska, with a weekend of campaigning Feb. 6-7. Swanson is a longtime union member who…


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…


‘Help us put the Socialist Workers Party on the ballot!’

Vol. 85/No. 5 - February 8, 2021
Gerardo Sánchez, SWP candidate for Dallas City Council, talks with Valerie Pinales Jan. 20 on her doorstep about the party’s program. She signed the petition to put the party on the ballot.

DALLAS — Socialist Workers Party campaigners have gotten off to a solid start in the fight to win ballot status for Gerardo Sánchez, the party’s candidate for City Council District 1. They are extending the party’s reach and finding interest…


Abolish the death penalty, a tool of capitalist oppression

Vol. 85/No. 4 - February 1, 2021

Statement by Joanne Kuniansky, Socialist Workers Party candidate for New Jersey governor Jan. 20. “An enormous machine for grinding people up,” is how Cuban revolutionary Ramón Labañino described the capitalist “justice” system. Labañino was one of the Cuban 5, framed…