October 31, 2016

US SEP presidential candidate addresses Sri Lankan audience

Over 100 workers, youth, professionals, housewives and members and supporters of the Socialist Equality Party (SEP) in Sri Lanka, attended a public meeting in Colombo addressed by Jerry White, the presidential candidate of the US SEP, via the Internet on Sunday evening. The meeting was organised by the SEP and the International Youth and Students for Social Equality (IYSSE) in …

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October 29, 2016

SEP candidates hold successful meetings in run-up to November 5 anti-war conference

Socialist Equality Party candidates for president and vice president, Jerry White and Niles Niemuth, have held a series of widely-attended meetings on the West Coast and in New York over the past several days. The meetings are part of a tour culminating in the November 5 conference in Detroit, Socialism vs. Capitalism and War. Jerry White addresses San Diego meeting On …

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October 25, 2016

SEP presidential candidate speaks in Toronto on struggle against war

Jerry White, the Socialist Equality Party’s (SEP) candidate for president in the 2016 US elections, continued his campaign last week with two meetings in Toronto. The city is Canada’s largest and its most important economic, cultural and political hub, with a millions-strong working class that hails from every corner of the globe. During his visit, White and SEP supporters also …

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October 22, 2016

SEP presidential candidate speaks to Ford workers in Toronto

Socialist Equality Party US presidential candidate Jerry White spoke with Canadian autoworkers at Ford’s Oakville Assembly Plant just outside of Toronto on Friday afternoon. White spoke with the autoworkers, currently engaged in a battle over a new labor contract, about their struggle, the significance of the US elections and the dangers of an escalation of US military violence around the …

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October 20, 2016

Ohio glass workers discuss strike with SEP presidential candidate Jerry White

Workers at Libbey Glass in Toledo, Ohio discussed their strike, now in its second week, with Socialist Equality Party presidential candidate Jerry White and WSWS reporters on Wednesday. The workers walked out October 12 after decisively rejecting a company offer that included higher payments for health care insurance, work rule changes, and forced overtime, as well as an inadequate pay …

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October 12, 2016

SEP presidential candidate Jerry White campaigns in New Orleans2

SEP presidential candidate Jerry White brought a campaign team to New Orleans, Louisiana this week. A major port city at the mouth of the Mississippi River, New Orleans is a cultural hub of the southern United States. The city was devastated by Hurricane Katrina in 2005, and parts of the city have never been rebuilt. White speaking at Tulane debate …

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October 5, 2016

Billions for infrastructure and health care not war!1

As the Socialist Equality Party’s candidate for US president, I denounce the continued government indifference towards the residents of Flint who have been poisoned with lead. I also want to express my solidarity with the working-class families and health care experts who defied intimidation and brought this issue to national and international attention. It is now clear that Flint is …

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October 4, 2016

Growing opposition from Canadian autoworkers to Unifor-backed sellout contracts

Shift change at FCA Windsor Assembly Plant Socialist Equality Party (US) presidential candidate Jerry White spoke to Canadian Fiat Chrysler (FCA) workers in Windsor, Ontario Monday and called for a united struggle, by Canadian, US and Mexican autoworkers against the transnational auto giants. Some 6,000 workers are employed at the FCA Windsor Assembly Plant, which builds mini vans. Many workers …

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October 4, 2016

SEP Presidential candidate Jerry White speaks to students and workers in Northern Virginia

On Thursday, September 29, Socialist Equality Party presidential candidate Jerry White spoke before a broad audience of students, workers and members of the community at Northern Virginia Community College (NVCC) in Annandale. Located in the northern Virginia suburbs of Washington, D.C., NVCC is the largest community college system in the United States. The outlying suburbs of Washington, D.C. are a …

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September 29, 2016

Sri Lankan students and workers discuss US SEP’s election intervention

The Socialist Equality Party (SEP) and International Youth and Student for Social Equality (IYSSE) in Sri Lanka are conducting an extensive campaign for the forthcoming Colombo public meeting on the US elections. Entitled “The threat of world war and the US presidential election,” the event is on October 30 and will be addressed by US SEP presidential candidate Jerry White …

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