Socialist Workers launch
campaign for Minn. governor
BY TOM FISKE
MINNEAPOLIS — "This is a good period for working-class politics," Frank Forrestal, the Socialist Workers Party candidate for governor of Minnesota, said, launching his campaign at a Militant Labor Forum here April 19.
"Hundreds of millions of workers and farmers around the world have carved out political space to discuss and debate political questions, as well as to begin organizing to defend their interests," said Forrestal. "Nowhere has the working class been driven out of politics by crushing defeats. And, as the bosses are driven by the capitalist crisis to go after our wages and working conditions, as they seek to chip away at our rights and weaken our unions, they also confront real limits on how far and fast they can go."
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