Tens of thousands demand women’s right to abortion

Protests erupt against new state restrictions
Vol. 83/No. 22 - June 3, 2019
Protest in St. Paul, Minnesota, one of hundreds May 21 defending women’s right to choose.

Tens of thousands protested in hundreds of demonstrations across the country May 21 in support of women’s right to choose abortion. It was the largest outpouring of people taking to the streets to defend abortion rights in more than a…



Say no to US rulers’ threats against Iran, US hands off!

Vol. 83/No. 22 - June 3, 2019

The U.S. imperialist rulers’ threats and sanctions against Iran are a danger to working people here and across the Middle East. Washington sees the increased military and political sway the Iranian rulers have carved out in Iraq, Lebanon, Syria and…



SWP Active Workers Conference set for June 13-15

Vol. 83/No. 22 - June 3, 2019

“I want to go to the conference to meet workers who are excited and prepared for the struggles ahead. I’m excited for all the learning, of course — learning in community, across generations — there’s something so powerful about that,”…



Fight for women’s right to choose abortion

Vol. 83/No. 22 - June 3, 2019

The following statement was released May 20 by Alyson Kennedy, Socialist Workers Party candidate for mayor of Dallas. The Socialist Workers Party and its 2019 slate of candidates across the country call on working people and all supporters of women’s…


Working people in NKorea hit hard by US gov’t sanctions

Vol. 83/No. 22 - June 3, 2019

President Donald Trump and South Korean President Moon Jae-in will hold a summit in South Korea in June to discuss “denuclearization” of the Korean Peninsula, the White House and Blue House announced May 16. South Korean newspaper Hankyoreh said in…


US gov’t steps up attacks against sovereignty of Venezuela, Cuba

Vol. 83/No. 22 - June 3, 2019

In the wake of the failed U.S.-backed coup attempt in Venezuela April 30, the U.S. government continues to tighten its economic noose around the country, hoping to bring down the government of President Nicolás Maduro. Washington is also stepping up…


Marchers snap up ‘Militant,’ books as drive hits final week

Vol. 83/No. 22 - June 3, 2019
Alyson Kennedy, Socialist Workers Party candidate for mayor of Dallas, and campaign supporter Gerardo Sánchez, left, talk to construction worker Everardo Guerrero in Venus, Texas, May 8. He and his daughter got a subscription to the Militant, two books on special and made donation to Militant Fighting Fund.

The Socialist Workers Party candidates in Kentucky — Amy Husk for governor and Samir Hazboun for lieutenant governor — and campaign supporters joined 150 demonstrators at the federal courthouse in Louisville May 21 to protest against growing attacks on women’s…