SWP: ‘All US troops out of Korea! End sanctions against the DPRK!’

Vol. 82/No. 17 - April 30, 2018

The following message was sent to the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea by Steve Clark, writing on behalf of the Socialist Workers Party and Young Socialists April 13. The Socialist Workers Party and Young Socialists send greetings on the Democratic…


Chinese rulers, NKorea push for talks with Washington

Vol. 82/No. 15 - April 16, 2018

After North Korean leader Kim Jong Un met with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing March 26 — his first foreign trip since coming to power — Xi telephoned President Donald Trump. He told Trump that plans for a May…


Socialist Workers Party in 1950: ‘US out of Korea!’

Vol. 82/No. 14 - April 9, 2018

Below is a July 31, 1950, letter from Socialist Workers Party National Secretary James P. Cannon to President Harry Truman and members of Congress demanding they end the U.S. rulers’ war against the Korean people. It is the first of…


Washington seeks deal with Beijing to end NKorea’s nukes

Vol. 82/No. 14 - April 9, 2018

President Donald Trump announced a 60-day “consultation process” prior to imposing tariffs on selected imports from Beijing March 22. The protectionist measures would target competitors from China, where the expansion of capitalist industry and trade over the past three decades…


As White House, NKorea agree to talk, US rulers keep up squeeze

Vol. 82/No. 12 - March 26, 2018

When South Korean National Security Adviser Chung Eui-yong visited the White House March 8 to talk to U.S. officials about his meeting a few days earlier with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, President Donald Trump asked him to come…


Washington, Pyongyang move toward nuclear talks

Vol. 82/No. 11 - March 19, 2018

“The North Korean side clearly stated its willingness to denuclearize,” South Korean government officials said after meeting with Kim Jong Un, central leader of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, March 6. “It made it clear that it would have…


End US sanctions against North Korea! Korea is one!

Letter from Socialist Workers Party National Committee
Vol. 82/No. 9 - March 5, 2018

Below is a Feb. 15 letter from Steve Clark, on behalf of the National Committee of the Socialist Workers Party, to the people of Korea on the occasion of their Feb. 16 national holiday. The Socialist Workers Party and Young…


Olympic talks are blow to US moves against NKorea

Washington: More sanctions, but willing to talk
Vol. 82/No. 8 - February 26, 2018
Despite sitting just feet apart, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence avoided all contact with North Korean delegation to the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang. Top row from left, Kim Yo Jong, sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un; right, German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier. Bottom row left, South Korean President Moon Jae-in, far right, Pence.

In a setback for Washington’s decadeslong campaign to isolate and punish the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea in the North, the South Korean government welcomed a sizable athletic and government delegation, including Kim Yo Jong, sister of the DPRK’s leader…


Joint Olympics team is an advance for Korean people

Socialist Workers Party says ‘Korea is one!’
Vol. 82/No. 6 - February 12, 2018
South Korean hockey players give bouquets to North Korean players Jan. 25 at Jincheon, South Korea, sports complex. This is first joint team between North and South Korea since 1991.

For the first time in 27 years, North and South Korea are fielding a joint team at an international sports event. Athletes from the two Koreas will also march together under a “unification flag” at the Feb. 9 opening ceremony…


North, South Korea hold talks as US sanctions press DPRK

Vol. 82/No. 3 - January 22, 2018

For the first time since 2015, representatives of the North and South Korean governments met at the border village of Panmunjom Jan. 9, and “agreed to actively collaborate for the success” of the Winter Olympics taking place in South Korea…