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…


Today’s fighters can learn from Algeria’s 1962-65 revolution

Lessons on Jewish question; convergence of Malcolm X, SWP discussed at NY Militant Labor Forum
Vol. 83/No. 17 - April 29, 2019
Algerian revolutionary leader Ahmed Ben Bella, left, meets with Che Guevara, center, and Fidel Castro during his visit to Cuba in 1962. Workers and farmers government led by Ben Bella did not follow course of Cuban Revolution to lead working people to overthrow capitalism. His government was overthrown by counterrevolutionary coup in 1965.

NEW YORK — For weeks mass protests have shaken Algeria, forcing the resignation of longtime president Abdelaziz Bouteflika April 2. Tens of thousands have continued to take to the streets rejecting the new interim president and other figures associated with…




NY forum takes up crisis facing workers, farmers in Nicaragua

FSLN government has no continuity with 1979 revolution
Vol. 82/No. 31 - August 20, 2018
Peasants celebrate land reform, Santo Tomás, Nicaragua, Dec. 11, 1983. In early years of revolution FSLN responded to peasants fight for land. But over next few years reversed themselves, promising “patriotic” landlords their property would be protected and land reform was dead.

NEW YORK — Although Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega still drapes himself in the symbols of the 1979 Sandinista Revolution, the government he heads is a capitalist government, Socialist Workers Party leader Róger Calero told participants at the Militant Labor Forum…


NY Forum: ‘Sankara spoke for oppressed and exploited’

Vol. 82/No. 12 - March 26, 2018

NEW YORK — “Thomas Sankara spoke for the oppressed and exploited, and against the imperialist world order, which he showed can be fought and explained must be replaced,” Socialist Workers Party speaker Peter Thierjung told some 40 participants at a…