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Building solidarity, not walls, on May Day

On the march in Milwaukee against Trump's immigrant-bashing, May Day 2017

The demonstrations and strikes on this year's May Day can be a step toward building the networks we need to resist Donald Trump's attack on immigrants and workers. Below we republish Socialist Worker's May Day editorial, as well as a report by SW editor Alan Maass on what the resistance looked like across the U.S. and beyond.Read more

How could this monster win?

An endless, miserable presidential campaign is over—with the most miserable result imaginable. Donald Trump’s victory exposes how decrepit the U.S. political system has become after decades of two-party oligarchical rule. This is a man with ties to the racist far right, a pathological narcissist who entered the race intending to boost his media brand, and who horrifies and disgusts not just millions of working people, but a majority of the American ruling class. And still he won the election for president of the United States. What a testimonial for the “world’s greatest democracy.”Read more