Demand gov’t pay benefits to those without jobs now!

Vol. 84/No. 35 - September 7, 2020

Alyson Kennedy and Malcolm Jarrett, Socialist Workers Party candidates for president and vice president, issued the following statement Aug. 25. Join us in demanding government action now to protect working people from the spreading scourge of mass unemployment. Workers need…


Strikes over jobs, wages, safety as workers resist bosses’ attacks

Vol. 84/No. 34 - August 31, 2020
Group of striking New Orleans sanitation workers, called “hoppers,” with SWP 2020 presidential candidate Alyson Kennedy, Aug. 13. After pay cut they’re demanding living wage, safe working conditions.

“I came to support them because the strike is like the one we won last November,” Canadian National trainman Juan Federico Garcia told the Militant  when he joined striking longshore workers in Montreal Aug. 10. He was referring to how…



Amid layoffs, workers resist attacks from bosses, gov’t

Vol. 84/No. 27 - July 13, 2020
Since June 6 hundreds of Indian women garment workers have blocked entrance of Euro Clothing Company in Srirangapatna, demanding the reinstatement of 1,300 sacked workers.

The unity and fighting spirit of thousands of striking shipbuilding workers at Bath Iron Works in Maine is an example for workers everywhere as we seek ways to resist growing boss attacks on our jobs, wages and conditions.   Backed…


Workers fight bosses, gov’t attacks as crisis unfolds

Vol. 84/No. 25 - June 29, 2020

Important vanguard struggles are taking place around the world by workers fighting against efforts by the bosses to expand production and profits on our backs. From strikes by fruit packers in the Yakima Valley in Washington state, to textile workers…


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…


Workers fight boss attacks on jobs, pay, work conditions

Vol. 84/No. 24 - June 22, 2020

From airlines to auto plants, oil companies to food packing, bosses around the world are pushing to crank up production as governments lift onerous lockdowns, opening the door for the employers to ratchet up cutthroat capitalist competition for markets and…


Back fights to defend wages, jobs, working conditions!

Vol. 84/No. 23 - June 15, 2020
From left, Rahman Brooks, Darnell Harris, Jamal Taylor and Earnest Taylor in ongoing walkout by “hoppers” at contractor for New Orleans sanitation system.

Workers are increasingly taking action today to defend their wages, working conditions and dignity: from thousands of autoworkers on strike at Nissan in Spain and Renault in France over having jobs eliminated; to fruit packers out for better pay and…


Workers’ battles over wages, conditions show way forward

When bosses claim ‘we’re all in this together’ — it’s a lie!
Vol. 84/No. 22 - June 8, 2020
Striking workers picket at Allan Brothers fruit processing plant in Naches, Washington, May 19. Workers are demanding higher wages, job safety, clean water and 40-hour workweek.

Fruit packers in Washington’s Yakima Valley who are striking and protesting for higher wages, safer working conditions and respect, along with owner-operator truck drivers fighting against brokers’ rate-gouging and onerous government regulations are setting an example for working people everywhere.…


Demand gov’t-funded public works program to create jobs

Vol. 84/No. 19 - May 18, 2020

Alyson Kennedy, the Socialist Workers Party 2020 candidate for president, issued the following statement May 6. Malcolm Jarrett is the party’s vice presidential candidate. Working people are finding ways to unite and fight the rulers’ assaults on our jobs, wages…