To advance our struggles, workers need a labor party

Vol. 85/No. 9 - March 8, 2021

Every battle workers find themselves in is strengthened by solidarity and support by fellow workers — from the fight for a union by Amazon workers in Alabama to the struggle of locked-out Marathon refinery workers in Minnesota. We urge workers…


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…


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…


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…


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 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…


SWP campaign helps win long-term readers to ‘Militant’

Vol. 85/No. 5 - February 8, 2021

Socialist Workers Party candidates in the 2021 elections are discussing the party’s action program with working people coast to coast. As they do so they are visiting many of the 3,000 plus people who have subscribed to the Militant  over…


Join Socialist Workers Party campaign in 2021 elections

Vol. 85/No. 4 - February 1, 2021
Socialist Workers Party candidates are joining strike picket lines and social struggles and campaigning on workers’ doorsteps, discussing fight to defend interests of working class. Above, Joanne Kuniansky, SWP candidate for New Jersey governor, with striking Teamsters at Hunts Point Produce Market in the Bronx Jan. 18. Right, SWP candidate for New York mayor Róger Calero discusses need for union with a “deliverista,” one of 80,000 grocery and restaurant delivery workers in New York City, Jan. 17.

Socialist Workers Party candidates and campaign supporters are meeting growing numbers of working people who are looking for ways to resist the impact of the capitalist crisis. Many are interested in discussing the SWP’s program for fighting to defend working-class…


Join Socialist Workers Party campaign!

Vol. 85/No. 3 - January 25, 2021
Beverly Scott, left, met Joanne Kuniansky, Socialist Workers Party candidate for governor in New Jersey, Jan. 10. Looking over the Militant, she said, “That’s what I’m for — labor.”

“Workers are the only class capable of leading the fight to change the conditions we face and to confront the capitalist economic and social crisis,” Joanne Kuniansky told working people she met in Paterson, New Jersey, Jan. 10, her first…