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Vaccine disparity—is imperialism in workers’ interests?

Vaccine disparity—is imperialism in workers’ interests? As India’s health system collapses under a new wave of Covid-19, Socialist Worker examines whether Western workers are gaining from the way imperialism operates

Israeli apartheid unmasked

Israel, troops, soldier, gun, Palestine, imperialism, Middle East An explosive report has laid bare the horror of Israel’s apartheid state. It also underlines that the state relies on the continued repression of Palestinians, writes Nick Clark. And to change that we need a movement of resistance

How does culture affect the human brain?

How does culture affect the human brain? John Parrington spoke to Sophie Squire about his new book Mind Shift

Activists in the US speak out—why our fight for justice isn’t over

Activists in the US speak out—why our fight for justice isn’t over There are big questions and debates opening up about the future of the Black Lives Matter movement

Sport and the system—whose game are we playing?

Sport and the system—whose game are we playing? Sport offers relief and a sense of collective identity denied to us by capitalism—but bosses also use it to make profits and divide us. Sam Ord explores the contradictions

War and a deadly system—why conflict is central to capitalism

War and a deadly system—why conflict is central to capitalism US president Joe Biden plans to keep using force to promote US imperialism, despite Middle East defeats. Nick Clark says it’s the way capitalism works that creates constant conflicts

State statisticians lose a whole year’s strike days


How many workers went on strike in 2020? One good answer might be “not enough”.

Greensill—corruption at the heart of the system


The scandal of former prime ministers joining with top civil servants to lobby the government for private sector gains grows hotter by the day. Sadie Robinson gathers what we know so far, and concludes that the problem is deeply rooted in capitalism

Financial institutions are funding climate destruction


Extinction Rebellion targeted banks last week as part of a campaign against their funding for fossil fuels. Sam Ord looks at global banks’ climate failures

How workers battled to kill the bill in 1971


In 1971, workers fought against an authoritarian Tory law, chanting, ‘Kill The Bill’. Isabel Ringrose argues we need the same spirit of militancy to kill the Tory police bill today

Hartlepool–Labour in trouble


In years gone by the Labour Party could take the votes in the north east of England for granted. But, reports Nick Clark, next month’s Hartlepool by-election could show just how out of touch the party now is with its former heartlands

The Brixton Uprising—when rage burned on the streets


Riots in Brixton 40 years ago this month turned the tables on racist cops. Alex Wheatle and Cecil Gutzmore spoke to Socialist Worker about their experiences of the riots and why the anger that caused them still exists today

Support riots and fight for a revolution to uproot racism


Riots are a period of energised fury that see oppressed people express their anger at the system. They give a voice to those who have had theirs taken away and can expose injustices in society.

New pamphlet on capitalism, food and agriculture


The new pamphlet Capitalism and the Politics of Food by Amy Leather argues that Covid-19 is no anomaly. And with current food systems more deadly viruses are likely to cross over to humans.

How the Syrian revolution was lost


A decade on from the beginning of mass protests in Syria, Nick Clark investigates how murderous state repression and Western imperialism drowned resistance

Should having no jab mean there’s no job for workers?


A poll produced by the Trades Union Congress (TUC) last week found that almost one in seven companies surveyed had introduced a “no jab, no job” policy.

Capitalism— is it more than greed?


Our leaders will celebrate greed for pushing innovation but Nick Clark argues that the greediness inbuilt within capitalism could potentially lead to our destruction

Tories’ new clampdowns go beyond threat to protests


The easing of lockdown measures will be met with the Tories ramping up repression. Home secretary Priti Patel is ready to unleash a raft of measures that scapegoat the most oppressed and clampdown on opposition

Struggles to tear out the roots of sexism


United class struggle can undermine sexism and offer hope of liberation. But that doesn't mean sidelining the battle against oppression, writes Isabel Ringrose

Could longer sentences help to protect women? 


A new movement has brought to the fore questions about how we beat sexism. Sadie Robinson argues liberation won’t come through the current justice system

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