Workers need our own party, a labor party!

Bosses drive to make workers pay for crisis of capitalism
Vol. 84/No. 43 - November 2, 2020
UNITE HERE Local 5 and Hawaii Nurses and Healthcare Professionals workers at Kaiser Wailuku in Hawaii rally in mid-October, protest boss plans to close departments, cut workers.

Whichever capitalist political party wins the presidency Nov. 3 — the Democrats with Joseph Biden or Republicans with Donald Trump — tens of millions of workers are going to face the same deep economic, and moral crisis the day after…


For a shorter workweek with no cut in pay to stop layoffs

Vol. 84/No. 43 - November 2, 2020

This statement was released by Socialist Workers Party presidential candidate Alyson Kennedy Oct. 22. The pressing need for working people to join together to fight the impact of an unprecedented economic and social crisis caused by the dog-eat-dog capitalist system…


Cut workweek with no cut in pay to stop layoffs

Demand gov’t-financed public works program to create jobs
Vol. 84/No. 42 - October 26, 2020
Fairacres Manor nursing home residents in Greeley, Colorado, backed by nursing staff, protest restrictions imposed on physical contact with loved ones Oct. 8. Rulers have shunted elderly into overcrowded, understaffed nursing homes, leaving thousands shut in to die.

Millions of workers in the U.S. have lost their jobs in the midst of a two-sided and intertwined capitalist economic and social crisis unfolding today. One side is the efforts of the bosses and their government to make working people…


Demand jobs! Back fights over wages, job conditions!

Support workers’ resistance against bosses, their gov’t
Vol. 84/No. 21 - June 1, 2020
May 14 strike picket at Columbia Reach Pack fruit processing in Yakima, Washington. Workers at 6 plants are demanding 40-hour workweek, clean water, wage increase and job safety.

Workplace skirmishes, strikes, public protests and other resistance by workers and farmers are growing to challenge attacks today by bosses and their government on our jobs, wages and working conditions.  They have imposed crippling lockdowns on jobs and production, laying…


Irish department store workers defy lockdown, protest layoffs

Vol. 84/No. 18 - May 11, 2020

MANCHESTER, England — “We are not just numbers on a sheet, we are going to fight,” sacked Debenhams department store worker Valerie Conlon said as she joined a protest outside the store in Cork, Ireland, April 21. Some 2,000 Debenhams…