Special ‘stimulus’ fund for ‘Militant’ over $80,000!

Vol. 85/No. 10 - March 15, 2021

The Militant’s special “stimulus” appeal has gone over $80,000!  So far 187 readers have contributed $80,351. The contributions have made a tremendous difference! Donations are winding down as the government reports all “stimulus” checks, for this round, have been sent…


Volunteers expand Pathfinder bookstore placements

Vol. 85/No. 9 - March 8, 2021

Supporters of the Socialist Workers Party who volunteer to get Pathfinder books into bookstores, libraries and classrooms across North America surpassed their goals during the fall 2020 sales effort. Now they’re looking forward to an even more successful spring sales…


NY solidarity action: ‘Down with military gov’t’

Vol. 85/No. 9 - March 8, 2021
NY solidarity action: ‘Down with military gov’t’

NEW YORK — “We don’t want military government!” 250 protesters shouted in English and Burmese at a Feb. 20 rally here against the Feb. 1 military coup in Myanmar. “Military generals. Criminals! Criminals!” The action was held in the Jackson…


Students in Turkey protest regime imposing new rector

Vol. 85/No. 8 - March 1, 2021

For over a month students in Turkey have been mounting protests at Bogazici University in Istanbul, one of the country’s most prestigious schools. They’re calling for the resignation of a new rector appointed at the beginning of January by President…


Will Biden unravel openings for toilers in the Middle East?

Vol. 85/No. 6 - February 15, 2021

Will President Joe Biden jettison the Donald Trump administration’s Mideast moves that pushed forward the establishment of diplomatic relations between Israel and Arab and Muslim regimes? This extension of mutual recognition is good for working people in Israel, Palestine and…


Protests continue in Russia, demand ‘Free Navalny!’

Vol. 85/No. 6 - February 15, 2021

For the second week in a row, tens of thousands demonstrated against Russian President Vladimir Putin, defying a police crackdown Jan. 31. The protests, demanding the release from prison of Alexei Navalny, Putin’s main bourgeois political opponent, are the most…


Minneapolis protest: ‘Defend the Cuban Revolution!’

Vol. 85/No. 5 - February 8, 2021
Minneapolis protest: ‘Defend the Cuban Revolution!’

MINNEAPOLIS — More than two dozen people joined a picket here Jan. 17 in defense of the Cuban Revolution, an emergency response to the U.S. government’s decision a few days earlier to once again place Cuba on its “state sponsors…


Cuban Revolution advances food production despite US embargo

Vol. 85/No. 5 - February 8, 2021

Stepped-up measures imposed by the U.S. imperialist rulers as part of its economic war against the Cuban people and their socialist revolution are having a serious impact on the country’s agricultural production. Sanctions on Venezuelan shipments of oil to Cuba,…


New Zealand home workers protest boss attacks

Vol. 85/No. 5 - February 8, 2021

AUCKLAND, New Zealand — Dozens of home-care workers and their supporters picketed Lifewise services here Jan. 23 against the employer’s attacks on hours and wages and in support of the workers’ demand for a union contract. The E Tu union…


Protests against joblessness, cop violence rock Tunisia

Vol. 85/No. 4 - February 1, 2021

Furious at persistent joblessness, rising inflation and cop brutality, thousands protested in cities across Tunisia from Jan. 14. That day marks 10 years since the overthrow of the hated regime of former President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali. Recent actions…