Join Socialist Workers Party campaign in 2021 elections

Vol. 85/No. 4 - February 1, 2021
Socialist Workers Party candidates are joining strike picket lines and social struggles and campaigning on workers’ doorsteps, discussing fight to defend interests of working class. Above, Joanne Kuniansky, SWP candidate for New Jersey governor, with striking Teamsters at Hunts Point Produce Market in the Bronx Jan. 18. Right, SWP candidate for New York mayor Róger Calero discusses need for union with a “deliverista,” one of 80,000 grocery and restaurant delivery workers in New York City, Jan. 17.

Socialist Workers Party candidates and campaign supporters are meeting growing numbers of working people who are looking for ways to resist the impact of the capitalist crisis. Many are interested in discussing the SWP’s program for fighting to defend working-class…




‘Thought control’ sedition charges are threat to workers’ rights

Vol. 85/No. 4 - February 1, 2021

Federal prosecutors, aided by bosses, liberal political groups and tech moguls, are aggressively pursuing charges — including seditious conspiracy — against a small group of individuals who pushed their way into the U.S. Capitol Jan. 6 during a much larger…


‘Stimulus’ fund for ‘Militant’ at $49,267, and growing!

Vol. 85/No. 4 - February 1, 2021

The Militant’s special “stimulus” fund appeal continues to increase! Contributions jumped this week by $20,000, hitting $49,267 with a total of 105 donations to the working-class newsweekly. “Thank you so much for your excellent coverage and perspective for the working…


Vote for union set at Amazon warehouse center in Alabama

Vol. 85/No. 4 - February 1, 2021

BESSEMER, Ala. — “The company has been calling workers in for meetings, 20 at a time, all day, every day, to talk against the union,” Jerry Burns, who works at the Amazon fulfillment center here, often unloading trucks on the…


Protests against joblessness, cop violence rock Tunisia

Vol. 85/No. 4 - February 1, 2021

Furious at persistent joblessness, rising inflation and cop brutality, thousands protested in cities across Tunisia from Jan. 14. That day marks 10 years since the overthrow of the hated regime of former President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali. Recent actions…


UK gas workers strike over pay cuts, work hours

Vol. 85/No. 4 - February 1, 2021

STOCKPORT, England — Striking gas workers organized picketing here and in other parts of the U.K. to stand up to threatened pay cuts by their bosses at Centrica, which owns British Gas. Some 7,500 British Gas workers who install and…


Liberals use Capitol ‘insurrection’ to target political rights

Vol. 85/No. 4 - February 1, 2021

Liberal Democrats and capitalist bosses are using the action by some Donald Trump supporters who entered the Capitol Jan. 6 — falsely claiming it was an “insurrection” or “fascist coup” — to escalate their attacks on freedom of speech and…


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…