Biden says he’ll continue Trump policy, keeps Mexico border shut

Vol. 85/No. 8 - March 1, 2021
Gerardo Sánchez, Socialist Workers Party candidate for Dallas City Council, left, talks to Arnulfo Alvarez Jan. 25. “SWP campaign fights for amnesty for all 11 million undocumented immigrants who live and work in the U.S.,” Sánchez said in a statement Feb. 15.

DALLAS — White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki announced Feb. 10 that the Joseph Biden administration will continue to use a COVID-19 order from President Donald Trump’s administration to immediately expel would-be immigrants who cross the border from Mexico. “The…

‘Stimulus’ fund for ‘Militant’ climbs over $75,000

Vol. 85/No. 8 - March 1, 2021

The response of our readers is wonderful! The total continues to climb in the Militant’s special “stimulus” fund appeal, with the total so far at $75,603 from 172 of our readers. All of the contributions come from the one-time “stimulus”…

India farmers broaden fight against Modi gov’t attacks

Vol. 85/No. 7 - February 22, 2021
Farmers block Jalandhar-New Delhi National Highway during “chakka jam” protest Feb. 6 against new government laws ending state-backed minimum prices guaranteed to farmers.

“There were farmers from different communities — Haryanis, Punjabis, other states,” Jagtar Singh, a working farmer from Mandiani, a village of 2,000 in Punjab, India, told the Militant by phone Feb. 6. He was describing the encampments set up by…

‘Stimulus’ fund for ‘Militant’ goes over $71,000!

Vol. 85/No. 7 - February 22, 2021

The Militant’s special “stimulus” appeal has brought in $71,742 in contributions from 155 readers! There is nothing else like the Militant today. No other paper presents and explains the class truth about politics — the interests of the tens of…

Socialist Workers Party files for ballot in Dallas

Vol. 85/No. 7 - February 22, 2021
Socialist Workers Party files for ballot in Dallas

DALLAS — Gerardo Sánchez, left, Socialist Workers Party candidate for City Council here, submits petitions signed by 222 people — seven times more than the 30 signatures required — to city election manager Parris Long Feb. 10 to be on…

Car caravans demand: ‘End US embargo against Cuba!’

Vol. 85/No. 6 - February 15, 2021
Caravan participants in Miami Jan. 31 protesting U.S. government embargo of Cuba rally at José Martí monument, above. Car caravans occurred in Seattle, Los Angeles and New York as well.

MIAMI — Over 100 cars and more than 25 bicycle riders joined in a spirited caravan protesting the U.S. government’s criminal embargo against Cuba here Jan. 31. Similar actions took place in Los Angeles, New York, Seattle and other cities…

Number of contributors to ‘Militant’ appeal grows!

Vol. 85/No. 6 - February 15, 2021

“I am responding to your call for donations. I’ve been a long-term subscriber, with my subscription being paid for by donors. So, I am going to purchase a year’s subscription, plus donate $25,” one of the Militant’s subscribers behind bars…

Mass protests across Russia demand ‘Free Alexei Navalny’

Vol. 85/No. 5 - February 8, 2021
Protesters in over 100 Russian cities Jan. 23, including St. Petersburg, above, demand freedom for opposition leader Alexei Navalny, protest growing repression by regime of Vladimir Putin.

Despite a brutal police crackdown, tens of thousands rallied in over 100 Russian cities across the country Jan. 23 demanding freedom for Alexei Navalny, the most prominent bourgeois opposition politician in the country, who was arrested days earlier. It was…

Tunisian youth protest lack of jobs, police brutality

Vol. 85/No. 5 - February 8, 2021

“The people want the fall of the regime!” chanted hundreds of demonstrators at an anti-government protest in Tunis, the capital of Tunisia, Jan. 23. Discontent over massive unemployment, rising inflation, lack of social services and police brutality have led to…

‘Stimulus’ fund for ‘Militant’ over $55,000!

Vol. 85/No. 5 - February 8, 2021

The special “stimulus” fund appeal to readers by the Militant  has taken another step upward. We’re now at $55,037 from 112 donations to the working-class newsweekly. “It is with great pleasure I send this ‘stimulus’ money to the Militant,” Helen…