US hands off Iran! End all Washington’s sanctions now!

Vol. 83/No. 35 - September 30, 2019

A series of drone and missile attacks, claimed by Iranian-backed Houthi forces in Yemen, severely damaged Saudi Arabia’s biggest oil site Sept. 14, cutting world oil supplies and escalating prices. President Donald Trump threatened the U.S. military was “locked and…


US rulers step up threats, sanctions against Iran – US hands off!

Vol. 83/ No. 28 - August 5, 2019

Washington continues to increase its substantial military forces in the Middle East, amid deepening tensions with the bourgeois clerical rulers in Tehran, as Iranian Revolutionary Guards provocatively seized a British-flagged oil tanker and its crew of 23, July 19. The…


US, British rulers step up threats against Tehran – US hands off!

Vol. 83/No. 27 - July 29, 2019
Above, British warship HMS Montrose, which drove off three Iranian vessels London says were trying to block passage of the British Heritage, an oil tanker, in the Strait of Hormuz July 10.

The capitalist rulers in Washington and their imperialist allies continue to make threats against Tehran and stoke military tensions in the Gulf. The U.S. government has sent a naval armada into the Red Sea, a B-52 bomber squadron and 1,000…


US hands off Iran! End sanctions now!

London seizes Iranian tanker as US sanctions bite
Vol. 83/No. 26 - July 22, 2019

  British Royal Marines stormed and seized a tanker July 4 sailing near Gibraltar, a British colony jutting off the coast of Spain. The ship was carrying oil produced by Tehran bound for its ally, the Bashar al-Assad dictatorship in…


Iran book fair: US embargo hits pocket cash, not political interest

Vol. 83/No. 25 - July 15, 2019
Some 3,200 publishers participated in Tehran book fair, attracting hundreds of thousands from across Iran. Over 300 books by revolutionary working-class leaders were sold at Pathfinder booth. Talaye Porsoo, which displayed 53 Pathfinder titles in Farsi, sold over 700 books.

TEHRAN, Iran — The 32nd Tehran International Book Fair took place at the large Mosalla mosque complex here April 24-May 4. Hundreds of thousands from around the country attended amid rising U.S. imperialist military threats, economic sanctions and a declining…


US hands off Iran! End US economic war!

Bring all US troops home from Middle East now!
Vol. 83/No. 24 - July 8, 2019
June 24 protest action in Oakland, California, against U.S. threats, sanctions against Iran.

The following statement was issued by David Rosenfeld, currently the Socialist Workers Party candidate for City Council in Minneapolis, June 21. The Socialist Workers Party demands: U.S. hands off Iran! U.S. troops out of the Middle East! End the economic…


US sanctions hit hardest against working people

Vol. 83/No. 24 - July 8, 2019

The U.S. government is stepping up threats to use its military might against Iran and tightening economic sanctions whose consequences fall heaviest on the Iranian working people. Washington’s latest pretext for these steps to defend imperialist interests in the Middle…


SWP: Oppose US threats on Iran, protest anti-Semitism

Vol. 83/No. 23 - June 10, 2019
Right, Steve Clark, Socialist Workers Party National Committee member, told New York Militant Labor Forum May 25 anti-Semitism is not a form of racism or xenophobia. As crisis deepens, capitalist rulers will promote Jew-hatred to divert workers from real source of economic and social catastrophe: capitalism. Below, anti-Semitic cartoon of Donald Trump and Netanyahu in New York Times. The editors later “apologized.”

NEW YORK — “The Socialist Workers Party unconditionally opposes U.S. threats and economic sanctions against Iran,” Socialist Workers Party National Committee member Steve Clark told those at the Militant Labor Forum here May 25. “We’re not predicting a war between…


Washington’s moves against Iran hit workers hardest

Vol. 83/No. 23 - June 10, 2019

Washington continues to levy sanctions, issue threats against Iran, and move military forces into the Mideast as it advances the predatory interests of the U.S. imperialist rulers in the region. Washington aims to force the Iranian government into talks to…


Say no to US rulers’ threats against Iran, US hands off!

Vol. 83/No. 22 - June 3, 2019

The U.S. imperialist rulers’ threats and sanctions against Iran are a danger to working people here and across the Middle East. Washington sees the increased military and political sway the Iranian rulers have carved out in Iraq, Lebanon, Syria and…