To advance our struggles, workers need a labor party

Vol. 85/No. 9 - March 8, 2021

Every battle workers find themselves in is strengthened by solidarity and support by fellow workers — from the fight for a union by Amazon workers in Alabama to the struggle of locked-out Marathon refinery workers in Minnesota. We urge workers…


SWP: ‘Support fight against Myanmar coup!’

Vol. 85/No. 9 - March 8, 2021

NEW YORK — “Working people here and around the world should join in denouncing the coup in Myanmar and demand freedom for all the political prisoners,” Róger Calero, Socialist Workers Party candidate for mayor of New York, told a Feb.…


SWP candidate on ballot in Nebraska, gives workers a voice

Vol. 85/No. 9 - March 8, 2021

LINCOLN, Neb — Joe Swanson, the Socialist Workers Party candidate for Lincoln City Council at-large, and supporters spent the Feb. 20-21 weekend building solidarity for locked-out workers at the Marathon Petroleum refinery in Minnesota and collecting signatures to put Swanson…



Solidarity with Marathon oil workers in Minnesota!

Vol. 85/No. 8 - March 1, 2021

Statement by Rebecca Williamson, Socialist Workers Party candidate for Seattle City Council, Feb. 17.  I’m asking workers and our unions to spread the word and build solidarity with workers fighting against boss attacks today — from oil refinery workers battling…


Socialist Workers Party files for ballot in Dallas

Vol. 85/No. 7 - February 22, 2021
Socialist Workers Party files for ballot in Dallas

DALLAS — Gerardo Sánchez, left, Socialist Workers Party candidate for City Council here, submits petitions signed by 222 people — seven times more than the 30 signatures required — to city election manager Parris Long Feb. 10 to be on…


Workers must build our own party, a labor party

Vol. 85/No. 7 - February 22, 2021

Statement by Róger Calero, Socialist Workers Party candidate for New York City mayor, Feb. 10. In the face of deepening boss attacks, government coronavirus lockdowns and with millions of us unemployed, workers are finding ways to stand up and fight…


SWP files for Dallas ballot, looks to file in Nebraska

Vol. 85/No. 7 - February 22, 2021

LINCOLN, Neb. — Supporters of the Socialist Workers Party campaign launched a drive to get Joe Swanson, the party’s candidate for City Council At-Large, on the ballot over the Feb. 6-7 weekend. Amid snow and an arctic blast, campaigners talked…


Fight gov’t campaign against constitutional rights we need!

Vol. 85/No. 6 - February 15, 2021

Statement by Joe Swanson, Socialist Workers Party City Council At-Large candidate in Lincoln, Nebraska, Feb. 3. Facing rising joblessness and boss assaults on our wages, hours and working conditions, working people need to defend the political rights we have wrested…


SWP ballot drive in Dallas discusses class road forward

Vol. 85/No. 6 - February 15, 2021

DALLAS — “In the face of high unemployment, our unions need to lead a fight for a massive government-funded public works program to put millions to work at union-scale wages building hospitals, schools, affordable housing and more,” Gerardo Sánchez, Socialist…