Workers fight boss attacks on jobs, wages, conditions

Demand gov’t public works program to create jobs
Vol. 84/No. 48 - December 7, 2020
Some 700 workers at 11 Infinity Healthcare-owned nursing homes in Chicago area strike for more staff, safety, higher pay Nov. 23. Above, City View nursing home in Cicero, Illinois.

Working people are increasingly finding ways to act together to stand up to the attacks of the bosses and their government as they press to make us pay for the economic and social crisis of their capitalist system. We face…


A fighting course forward for working people today

Vol. 84/No. 46 - November 23, 2020

The Socialist Workers Party and its 2020 candidates raised proposals and set an example advancing the struggles of working people against the effects of a social, economic and health crisis caused by the workings of capitalist exploitation that isn’t going…


Workers need a labor party, to fight for our own interests

Vol. 84/No. 44 - November 9, 2020

This statement was issued Oct. 27 by Socialist Workers Party candidates for president and vice president, Alyson Kennedy and Malcolm Jarrett. Vote for the Socialist Workers Party! We are the only party offering working people a way to defend ourselves…


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Vol. 84/No. 43 - November 2, 2020
Cab driver Abekuya talks with SWP vice presidential candidate Malcolm Jarrett Oct. 15. Uber, Lyft, taxi drivers need to organize a union to fight for higher wages, better conditions, Jarrett says.

NEW YORK — “Over the next 16 days the Socialist Workers Party presidential ticket and its 23 other candidates will boldly present a revolutionary working-class platform as we reach out to workers and other exploited producers,” Alyson Kennedy, the party’s…


Fight against rulers’ attacks on workers’ health, wages

Vol. 84/No. 42 - October 26, 2020

This statement was released by Alyson Kennedy, Socialist Workers Party candidate for president, Oct. 14. Working people need to join together to fight for protection from the impact of the spreading capitalist social and economic crisis and to use all…


For a shorter workweek with no cut in pay to stop job cuts!

Vol. 84/No. 41 - October 19, 2020

This statement was issued by Alyson Kennedy, Socialist Workers Party candidate for president, Oct. 7. In the hands of the Democrats and Republicans, the two parties of ruling capitalist families, billions of dollars in government handouts have flowed into the…


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Vol. 84/No. 39 - October 5, 2020
Alyson Kennedy, right, SWP candidate for president, joins Sept. 7 labor protest in San Francisco, campaigns for unions to fight for shorter workweek with no cut in pay.

Millions of workers today have been thrown out of work as the bosses and their government shut down production and commerce as opposed to reorganizing plants and retail outlets to make them safe during the coronavirus outbreak. Neither the Democrats…


Workers need a union in every workplace!

Jobs crisis is biggest threat facing working people today
Vol. 84/No. 38 - September 28, 2020

More workers face rising hardship and uncertainty about the future today as high unemployment persists. The capitalist governments on all levels — federal, state and local — have taken few steps to alleviate, much less reverse, these conditions. The Socialist…


Solidarity with Dominion grocery workers in Canada!

Vol. 84/No. 38 - September 28, 2020
Teamsters fighting for first contract picket DSI Tunneling in Louisville, Ky., Sept. 10 with IBEW Local 369 members who brought gift cards to help strikers. Solidarity is key to building unions.

Alyson Kennedy, Socialist Workers Party candidate for president, issued this statement Sept. 15. The strike being waged by retail workers at Dominion stores in Newfoundland, Canada, members of the Unifor union, against cuts in wages and full-time jobs is in…


Build a union movement in all plants, workplaces!

Fight for gov’t-funded public works program to create jobs
Vol. 84/No. 37 - September 21, 2020
New York City unions Sept. 3 protest mayor’s threat to lay off thousands of city workers.

Sept. 9 statement by Alyson Kennedy, SWP candidate for president. A fight by working people is needed to build a union movement in every workplace and to win immediate protection from the widespread unemployment and rising prices we face. Proposals…