Tag Archives: Socialist Workers Party

New York Times Carries Major Obituary for Socialist Workers Party Vice Presidential Nominee of 1968

Kwame Somburu, left, with a student in New York in 1969.

Kwame Somburu, left, with a student in New York in 1969.


From Richard Winger at Ballot Access News:

The New York Times has this lengthy obituary of Paul Boutelle, who was the Socialist Workers Party vice-presidential nominee in 1968. The obituary even has a picture, which is somewhat rare for Times obituaries.… Read more ...

Socialist Workers Party Builds June Active Workers Conference

SWP vice-presidential candidate Osborne Hart, right, at Verizon solidarity rally in Atlanta. Party is campaigning across country, fighting for ballot status, winning new Militant readers.

SWP vice-presidential candidate Osborne Hart, right, at Verizon solidarity rally in Atlanta. Party is campaigning across country, fighting for ballot status, winning new Militant readers.

From Maggie Trowe at The Militant:

The three-day Socialist Workers Party-sponsored Active Workers Conference begins June 16 in Oberlin, Ohio, less than five weeks from now.… Read more ...

Maggie Trowe: Join with SWP to Back Strikers, Get on Ballot, Build Conference

David Rosenfeld, Socialist Workers Party candidate for U.S. Congress in Minnesota, at St. Paul rally for $15 an hour and a union April 14. SWP candidates call for solidarity with union battles.

David Rosenfeld, Socialist Workers Party candidate for U.S. Congress in Minnesota, at St. Paul rally for $15 an hour and a union April 14. SWP candidates call for solidarity with union battles.

 

From Maggie Trowe at The Militant:

 

Across the country — from Fort Morgan, Colorado; to Opelousas, Louisiana; to Rutherford, New Jersey — communist workers are explaining the Socialist Workers Party program, engaging in political discussion and making progress in several states putting the party’s presidential ticket of Alyson Kennedy and Osborne Hart on the ballot.… Read more ...

Socialist Workers Party Says It is ‘Working-Class Alternative to Brutality of Capitalism’; Will Begin Petitioning in New Jersey Later This Month

Socialist Workers Party presidential candidate Alyson Kennedy speaks at NY forum March 25. From left, Norton Sandler, chair, and Osborne Hart, SWP candidate for vice president.

Socialist Workers Party presidential candidate Alyson Kennedy speaks at NY forum March 25. From left, Norton Sandler, chair, and Osborne Hart, SWP candidate for vice president.

From Arlene Rubinstein at The Militant:

“The Socialist Workers Party is running against capitalism and its brutal consequences for working people the world over.… Read more ...

Socialist Candidate Gets Hearing at Trump Event

Socialist Workers Party presidential candidate Alyson Kennedy, left, talks with Jordan Strange about fight to win jobs and higher wages in line for Donald Trump rally March 11 in Chicago.

Socialist Workers Party presidential candidate Alyson Kennedy, left, talks with Jordan Strange about fight to win jobs and higher wages in line for Donald Trump rally March 11 in Chicago.

From Dan Fein at The Militant:

The organized disruption that forced the cancellation of Republican candidate Donald Trump’s campaign rally here March 11 “was a blow to free speech,” Socialist Workers Party candidate for president Alyson Kennedy said.… Read more ...

Socialist Workers Party: Fight Attacks By Bosses

SWP presidential candidate Alyson Kennedy, right, discusses fight to defend workers jobs, conditions with Electro-Motive Diesel worker Dwayne Johnson at plant gate near Chicago Feb. 17.

Posted to The Militant by Naomi Crane:

“I am running for U.S. president on the Socialist Workers Party ticket because the other parties don’t represent workers.… Read more ...

Socialist Workers Party: Support Eleanor García, SWP Candidate for US Senate in California

Ellie Garcia (right), campaigning in 2014

From The Militant:

In addition to running Alyson Kennedy for U.S. president and Osborne Hart for vice president, the Socialist Workers Party is announcing candidates across the country. In California, the party is running aerospace worker Eleanor García for U.S. Senate and plans to put her on the ballot.Read more ...

Socialist Workers Party Announces 2016 Presidential Ticket

Alyson Kennedy

From The Militant:

Join Alyson Kennedy and Osborne Hart, Socialist Workers Party candidates for president and vice president, and other SWP candidates and their supporters fighting alongside workers in cities, towns and farming areas against depression-driven attacks on our living and working conditions. The bosses and their government are escalating assaults on the working class and our unions to shore up profits at our expense.… Read more ...

Naomi Crane: Priscilla March, Political Cadre of SWP for 62 Years

Priscilla March

Priscilla March

From Naomi Crane at The Militant:

“Priscilla March was a political cadre, grounded in working-class politics and the program and continuity of the Socialist Workers Party. That is what sustained her for 62 years of building the party,” said Norton Sandler, speaking for the SWP’s National Committee at a Dec.… Read more ...

The Militant: Celebrate the Political Life of Frank Forrestal

From The Militant:

Frank Forrestal, 61, a member of the Socialist Workers Party National Committee, died of cancer Dec. 1 in Minneapolis.

Over four decades, Forrestal, above left during 2014 reporting trip to Turkey, shouldered many leadership responsibilities in the party printshop, on the Militant staff, in defense of the Cuban Revolution and in trade union activity.… Read more ...

New York Socialist Workers Party: Campaign Against Imperialist War! Protest Attacks on Muslims, Mosques!

From The Militant:

The following statement was released Nov. 25 by Norton Sandler, chairman of the New York Socialist Workers Party.

The New York Socialist Workers Party protests the mounting witch hunt by both Democrats and Republicans and by the state and federal governments against Muslims in the U.S., and Washington’s war drive.… Read more ...

Socialist Workers Party Demands Washington Get Troops, Warplanes Out of the Middle East

French fighter planes during November airstrike on Islamic State bases in Raqqa, Syria. U.S., French and Russian governments are using Islamic State terror attacks to escalate war moves.

From The Militant, newspaper of the Socialist Workers Party:

The following statement is by Osborne Hart, Socialist Workers Party candidate for mayor of Philadelphia in 2015.Read more ...