End US gov’t crippling sanctions against NKorea!

Vol. 84/No. 38 - September 28, 2020

For years Washington’s global trade and banking sanctions against North Korea — continued even as President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un began a series of talks in 2018 — have increased shortages and worsened conditions facing…


‘Lift US sanctions on North Korea, sign a peace treaty’

Vol. 84/No. 17 - May 4, 2020
“We champion the struggle to reunify Korea,” SWP message said to North Korean people on occasion of country’s April 15 national holiday. Above, June 2019 protest in Seoul, South Korea.

Over the last month President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un have reportedly exchanged “personal letters.” At stake are talks over eliminating nuclear weapons on the Korean Peninsula, an end to U.S. sanctions that fall heaviest on…


Lift US sanctions on NKorea! For a nuclear-free peninsula!

Vol. 83/No. 39 - October 28, 2019

Washington should immediately and unconditionally “lift all sanctions against the Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea” and “live up to the White House pledge last year to halt joint war games with Seoul,” wrote Steve Clark, Oct. 10, for the Socialist…


Working people in NKorea hit hard by US gov’t sanctions

Vol. 83/No. 22 - June 3, 2019

President Donald Trump and South Korean President Moon Jae-in will hold a summit in South Korea in June to discuss “denuclearization” of the Korean Peninsula, the White House and Blue House announced May 16. South Korean newspaper Hankyoreh said in…


Washington’s sanctions on North Korea fall on toilers

Vol. 83/No. 18 - May 6, 2019

The Socialist Workers Party stands “in solidarity with the decades-long struggle to reunify Korea, which Washington, in collusion with Moscow, brutally partitioned following World War II,” Steve Clark said in a letter to the North Korean government on behalf of…


66-year South Korean ban on abortion ruled unconstitutional

Vol. 83/No. 17 - April 29, 2019
Rally in Seoul April 11 celebrates South Korea’s high court ruling that country’s ban on abortion is unconstitutional. Signs say, “Abortion law should be abolished” and “is unconstitutional.”

Cheers erupted from hundreds of demonstrators chanting “New world! Right now!” outside South Korea’s Constitutional Court in Seoul April 11 when the justices ruled 7-2 that a 66-year-old law banning abortion was unconstitutional. The court majority said the anti-abortion law…


Celebrate US rulers’ decision to end Korea war exercises

Vol. 83/No. 11 - March 18, 2019

Washington announced March 1 the Pentagon is ending permanently the large-scale annual war “games” involving tens of thousands of troops it has organized in Korea for decades. “The decision to permanently halt the Key Resolve and Foal Eagle war exercises…


US war exercises: A provocation aimed at Korean people

Vol. 83/No. 11 - March 18, 2019

The announcement by Washington that it has decided to permanently cease the Pentagon’s massive annual war “games” in Korea is welcome news for working people everywhere. The Foal Eagle and Key Resolve spring maneuvers are a reminder of the scale…


Trump, Kim meet for talks to denuclearize Korea peninsula

Vol. 83/No. 10 - March 11, 2019

President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un had their second face-to-face summit Feb. 27-28 in Hanoi to continue discussions on the denuclearization of Korea. Any steps towards that end will be good for working people in Korea,…


US troops, warplanes, bombs out of Korea now!

Vol. 83/No. 8 - February 25, 2019
Woman reads ribbons urging peace and reunification of North and South Korea at Demilitarized Zone, May 24, 2018. President Trump and North Korean leader Kim are set to meet Feb. 27.

President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un announced they’ve set Feb. 27-28 in Hanoi, Vietnam, for their second face-to-face summit meeting on denuclearization of Korea. Teams of U.S. and North Korean negotiators have been meeting to prepare…