Join SWP in taking books, ‘Militant’ to workers doors

Vol. 83/No. 1 - January 7, 2019
Teamster truck driver Alberto Alvarenga signs up for Militant subscription at his doorstep in Los Angeles in August. Socialist Workers Party member Laura Garza explained workers need to build their own party. “It’s doable if you keep doing what you’re doing,” Alvarenga replied.

At the heart of the political work of the Socialist Workers Party and the Communist Leagues in Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the U.K. is taking the Militant and books by leaders of the SWP out to working people on…


Big response to win in fight for ex-prisoners’ right to vote

Vol. 82/No. 46 - December 10, 2018
SWP member Seth Galinsky shows Ligia Rivera the Militant at the day care center she runs out of her home in the Bronx, Nov. 11. Many Uber drivers leave their children with her during the crazy hours that they work, she said. She bought a Militant subscription, as well as Malcolm X, Black Liberation, and the Road to Workers Power and The Clintons’ Anti-Working-Class Record.

As the Socialist Workers Party’s eight-week drive to win 1,400 readers of the Militant, sell 1,400 copies of books by party leaders and raise $100,000 for the SWP Party-Building Fund enters its final week, branches of the SWP across the…


Workers seek road forward out of crisis of capitalism

Vol. 82/No. 46 - December 10, 2018

Workers, farmers and young people Socialist Workers Party members talk to are attracted to the strike of Marriott Hotel workers who have popularized the cry “One job should be enough!” Many say, “That’s right, I’m working two jobs myself.” Or,…


‘Speak out against attacks by bosses, their government’

Vol. 82/No. 45 - December 3, 2018
Socialist Workers Party member Joel Britton, left, speaks with Marriott hotel striker and UNITE HERE member Carlos Zevallos at Westin St. Francis hotel in San Francisco Nov. 18. Zevallos got a Militant subscription. “Without the union,” he said, “I might be one of the homeless.”

“Socialist Workers Party members across the country join with, and speak out in defense of, all those who are hit by attacks from the bosses and their government — like the striking Marriott hotel workers; workers who lost everything in…


Solidarity, struggle is road to unite the working class

SWP says ‘Build unions, chart course to take political power’
Vol. 82/No. 44 - November 26, 2018
Carole Lesnick, left, who ran as Socialist Workers Party candidate for U.S. House from Oakland, joins striking Marriott hotel workers on picket line there. SWP calls for need to build unions.

The Socialist Workers Party ran 19 candidates for U.S. Senate, governorships and other offices across the country in the 2018 midterm elections, speaking out against the capitalist rulers’ attacks on workers, farmers and others. They explained that workers need to…


‘Working people need to organize, to build unions’

Vol. 82/No. 40 - October 29, 2018
Campaigning door to door in Woodhaven, Queens, in New York Oct. 14, Socialist Workers Party member Willie Cotton, right, speaks with an airport worker who had been involved in organizing a union at his workplace. He purchased The Clintons’ Anti-Working-Class Record, a Militant subscription, and said he wanted to talk more about unions and the party’s activities.

Supporters of the Socialist Workers Party and its candidates in the 2018 elections are campaigning on workers’ doorsteps all across the country, introducing them to the party, its program and perspectives, the Militant  and books by party leaders. They are…


‘Workers need their own political party, a labor party’

Vol. 82/No. 39 - October 22, 2018
Socialist Workers Party members Laura Garza and Fredy Huinil speak with Dora Correa, center, Oct. 6 about debate over “gentrification,” rising rents, thug attacks on art galleries in Boyle Heights neighborhood of Los Angeles, and workers need for a labor party.

Alyson Kennedy, Socialist Workers Party candidate for U.S. Senate in Texas, and campaign supporters recently knocked on doors in northwest Dallas, where leaking natural gas pipes maintained by Atmos Energy exploded last February, killing 12-year-old Linda Rogers. They wanted to…


‘Working class needs to build a labor party’

Vol. 82/No. 38 - October 15, 2018

“Socialist Workers Party? Now that’s something. I’ve voted Democrat for years but now I’m not so sure about any of them,” retired chemical worker Bill Banks told SWP member Jacquie Henderson and supporter Jim Horn when they knocked on his…


‘Working people need to build our own political party’

Vol. 82/No. 37 - October 8, 2018
Communist League member Catharina Tirsén, right, speaks with Vanessa Goral on her doorstep in Newbury Park in east London Sept. 22. In discussing fight against Jew-hatred, Goral said, “I come from a Polish Roma family. Scapegoating of Roma people can be very strong.”

“The working class in this country should have more of a say. We do need a voice,” Marion Franklin, a medical personal care assistant, told Helen Meyers, Socialist Workers Party candidate for U.S. Senate, when she knocked on his door…


‘We need to get a union into the place where I work’

Vol. 82/No. 36 - October 1, 2018

“We need a union where I work,” Stephanie Revill, 42, who has worked at National Beef for 11 years, told Rachele Fruit, Socialist Workers Party candidate for Georgia governor. “We work in the cold and never know when we’ll get…