Charges filed against cop who killed Steven Taylor

Vol. 84/No. 38 - September 28, 2020

OAKLAND, Calif. — In a victory for fighters against police brutality, the San Leandro cop who shot and killed Steven Taylor April 18 in a Walmart store there has been charged with voluntary manslaughter. Alameda County District Attorney Nancy E.…


Free Ed Poindexter!

Vol. 84/No. 37 - September 21, 2020

LINCOLN, Neb. — Supporters of freedom for former Black Panther Edward Poindexter urge all those who care about justice to back his application for commutation of his sentence, filed on Aug. 17. Aug. 31 marked 50 years Poindexter has been…


Letters

Vol. 84/No. 32 - August 17, 2020

Learned about SWP too late? I’m writing to thank you for the subscription to your paper. I enjoy reading it and when I’m finished, I make it available to others. The articles in your paper make it clear that we…


Letters

Vol. 84/No. 31 - August 10, 2020

Decades helping build SWP Fred White, a longtime supporter of the Socialist Workers Party, died June 10 in Atlanta following a heart attack. He was 77 years old. Fred was born into a working-class family in Connecticut and, like other…


US rulers execute 3 prisoners in four days

Vol. 84/No. 30 - August 3, 2020

A section of the U.S. capitalist rulers has pushed the government to resume use of capital punishment against federal prisoners for the first time in 17 years. Their goal is to threaten and intimidate working people from defending their rights,…


Class struggle road to women’s emancipation

Vol. 84/No. 28 - July 20, 2020

The fight to defend women’s right to choose whether to have an abortion is a necessity for women’s emancipation and the line of march of the working class as a whole. The majority sentiment for this right, still the case…


Asarco miners end strike, look to continue to fight

Vol. 84/No. 28 - July 20, 2020

After nearly nine months on the picket line in a bitter strike against Asarco copper and its international parent, Grupo Mexico, the United Steelworkers and six other unions representing 1,700 miners in Arizona and Texas ended their strike July 6.…


Fight for jobs! Defend wages, conditions!

Vol. 84/No. 25 - June 29, 2020

Alyson Kennedy, the Socialist Workers Party candidate for president, issued the following statement June 17. Malcolm Jarrett is the party’s candidate for vice president. The biggest division working people face is between those of us working and those out of…


Join fight against cop, vigilante killings

Vol. 84/No. 22 - June 8, 2020

Protests demanding prosecution of the vigilantes who killed Ahmaud Arbery in Brunswick, Georgia, and the cops who killed Breonna Taylor in Louisville, Kentucky, and George Floyd in Minneapolis deserve the support of all working people. Cop and vigilante violence are…


New Orleans sanitation workers strike for safety, pay

Vol. 84/No. 20 - May 25, 2020

Sanitation workers in New Orleans who work for PeopleReady temp agency have been on strike since May 5, demanding a pay hike, safer working conditions and more respect. They work as hoppers, loading the trash into the garbage trucks. Unlike…