Socialist Equality Party (US)

The Historical and International Foundations of the Socialist Equality Party—Part 1

29 September 2008

The Socialist Equality Party (US) today begins the publication of The Historical and International Foundations of the Socialist Equality Party. The document was discussed extensively and adopted unanimously at the Founding Congress of the SEP, held August 3-9, 2008.

SEP presidential candidate speaks with workers in Detroit

28 September 2008

Socialist Equality Party presidential candidate Jerry White went with a team of supporters to speak with workers at a crowded farmers market in downtown Detroit on Saturday, September 27. Many spoke with the World Socialist Web Site and contributed to the campaign.

Documents of the SEP Founding Congress: Statement of Principles—Part 2

The Working Class and the Socialist Revolution

26 September 2008

The Socialist Equality Party (US) has begun publication of the documents from its founding Congress, starting with the SEP Statement of Principles. Click here to download a PDF version of the Statement of Principles.

SEP presidential candidate Jerry White addresses ISSE meeting at the University of Michigan

By our reporter, 26 September 2008

On September 24, SEP presidential candidate Jerry White spoke on the financial crisis at a well-attended public meeting at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. The meeting was the first in a series of election meetings organized by the SEP.

Evasions, half-truths and lies

Bush demands passage of Wall Street bailout

By Socialist Equality Party, 25 September 2008

The Socialist Equality Party emphatically rejects President George Bush’s call, in his televised speech Wednesday night, for a massive bailout of Wall Street.

Documents of the SEP Founding Congress: Statement of Principles

25 September 2008

The Socialist Equality Party (US) today begins publication of the documents from its founding Congress, starting with the first part of the SEP Statement of Principles. The Statement of Principles was unanimously adopted by the Congress, held August 3-9, 2008.

SEP election meetings

The origins and implications of the financial crisis: A Marxist analysis

24 September 2008

Between now and Election Day, Socialist Equality Party presidential candidate Jerry White and vice presidential candidate Bill Van Auken will speak at a series of meetings throughout the country.

Letters from our readers

23 September 2008

The following is a selection of recent letters sent to the World Socialist Web Site.

SEP presidential candidate denounces Wall Street bailout

22 September 2008

Socialist Equality Party presidential candidate denounces Wall Street bailout and the support for it given by the Democratic Party. Jerry White declares that working people are being forced to pay the debts of the very people responsible for the economic crisis.

No to Wall Street bailout! The socialist answer to the financial crisis

By Socialist Equality Party National Committee, 22 September 2008

The Socialist Equality Party and its presidential and vice presidential candidates, Jerome White and Bill Van Auken, unequivocally oppose the plan to bail out Wall Street with hundreds of billions of dollars of taxpayer funds announced by the Bush administration and embraced by Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama and the Democratic congressional leadership.

Socialist Equality Party holds founding Congress

19 September 2008

The founding congress of the Socialist Equality Party (SEP) in the United States, held on August 3-9 in Ann Arbor, Michigan, represents a milestone in the history of the Fourth International and the development of the revolutionary socialist movement.

SEP presidential candidate speaks on financial crisis

19 September 2008

Jerry White, presidential candidate of the Socialist Equality Party, spoke today on moves by the Federal Reserve to bail out Wall Street speculators while workers face deepening hardship.

Socialist Equality Party launches new election web site

By our reporter, 18 September 2008

The Socialist Equality Party in the United States is launching a new web site that will coordinate its election campaign and serve as a center for organizing other party activities. The web site address is www.socialequality.com.

No return to the 1930s! For the public ownership of the banks!

By SEP presidential candidate Jerome White, 17 September 2008

The bankruptcy of Wall Street firm Lehman Brothers and the forced take over of Merrill Lynch are the latest demonstrations of the collapse of American capitalism. All the lies and propaganda about the supposed infallibility of the “free market” are now utterly discredited. The people of the US and the world are confronting a financial catastrophe on a scale not seen since the Great Depression.

Reject Obama and McCain! Support the socialist alternative in 2008! Build the Socialist Equality Party!

By the Socialist Equality Party, 13 September 2008

The Socialist Equality Party announces today that it has selected Jerome White and Bill Van Auken as president and vice president in the 2008 US elections. White, 49, and Van Auken, 58, have decades of experience in the socialist movement and the struggles of the working class. They are both regular writers for the World Socialist Web Site.