Workers need our own party, a labor party!

As US administration changes, workers continue to face crisis
Vol. 85/No. 4 - February 1, 2021
Protest in Camacari, Brazil, Jan. 12 against Ford’s decision to close its auto factories in Brazil.

Millions remain out of work, with fresh unemployment claims rising to 965,000 in the U.S. for the week of Jan. 14, the highest since August. Hardest hit continue to be hotel, restaurant and other service workers, with many of these…


US has long history of rigged elections

Vol. 85/No. 4 - February 1, 2021

Liberal media and Democrats sneer at claims of chicanery in the 2020 elections. But stealing the vote and rigging elections is not new in U.S. capitalist politics. The Democrats often led the way over the decades. In the 1960 presidential…


2020 vote shows ongoing crisis of rulers’ two-party system

Vol. 84/No. 48 - December 7, 2020
Hundreds wait to file for unemployment benefits in Frankfort, Kentucky, June 17. Only solutions both Democrats and Republicans advance to solve jobs, health crisis attack working class.

“The U.S. rulers and their government have begun to fear the working class.” That’s because “working people are beginning to see that the bosses and their political parties have no ‘solutions’ that don’t further load the costs — monetary and…


Belarus protests erupt over presidential election results

Vol. 84/No. 33 - August 24, 2020

Tens of thousands in Belarus took to the streets and built barricades in Minsk, the capital, and many more defied a sweeping security crackdown across the country, to protest the sham reelection Aug. 9 of President Alexander Lukashenko. They chanted…