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Patrice Lumumba and Congo’s liberation

Patrice Lumumba and Congo’s liberation African socialists Stanley Sithole, Narh Tei-Kumadoe, Naa Adjeley Laryea, Edmore Chinondidyachii Rujato and Munya Gwisai assess the life of Congo’s Patrice Lumumba

Britain’s colonial soldiers—made to die for empire

Britain’s colonial soldiers—made to die for empire We shouldn’t celebrate the fact that Indian soldiers were sent to fight for Britain

More than just Yorkshire cricket—racism beyond the boundary

More than just Yorkshire cricket—racism beyond the boundary Cricketer Azeem Rafiq sharing his harrowing experiences of racism at Yorkshire County Cricket Club has helped unmask institutional racism both within the sport, and wider society.

Sudanese activists speak out to Socialist Worker—‘This revolution is coming from the people’

Sudanese activists speak out to Socialist Worker—‘This revolution is coming from the people’ Sudanese activists speak about the way forward to victory against a ruthless enemy

Should we destroy polluting infrastructure?

Should we destroy polluting infrastructure? Accelerating climate change means we must look to radical solutions within the climate movement. Author Andreas Malm’s radicalism is welcome but cannot replace a mass workers’ movement, argues Sophie Squire

The ‘anti-woke’ university will provide a safe haven for bigots

The ‘anti-woke’ university will provide a safe haven for bigots A new US university is building a faculty of bigots

Belarus-Poland: one example of borders that kill


The Polish state and the European Union have adopted the anti-migrant attitude of the far right

Indonesia’s communist slaughter


Up to one million communists were murdered in Indonesia in a plot backed by Britain and the US

Leila Hassan Howe—race, class and struggle


Leila Hassan Howe, a veteran anti‑racist who in 1981 helped organise the famous Black People’s Day of Action march that followed the New CrossFire, spoke to Socialist Worker

As planet burns, our rulers can only offer hot air


Only the most radical measures can save us, says Sophie Squire

What is morality?


Our rulers set a moral code for us to live by, while living by a different set of rules themselves. Sam Ord explores what morality means for working class people

Cop26 conference—‘We’re turning Glasgow into a city in revolt’


For months, activists from disparate campaigns and backgrounds have been working to mount a challenge to the climate criminals visiting Glasgow in November.

26 reasons to protest at Cop26


The United Nations Climate Change Conference, or Cop26, in Glasgow is less than two weeks away. Join the protests, rage at the world leaders who lock in further climate destruction and organise to win action

Amilcar Cabral—armed struggle and national liberation


Amilcar Cabral, a fighter for national independence and social change in one of Africa’s smallest countries, became an international hero in the 1960s. He remains an inspiration for many African socialists today.

How cars drive us to disaster


Much of the world that we live in has been built or adapted to accommodate cars. Nick Clark investigates how they became such an essential part of capitalism—and asks, in the midst of a climate crisis, whether it’s time to pull them over once and for all

Tech can’t replace every worker


Amazon’s new cashier-less supermarkets seem to raise a vision of a capitalism without workers. But bosses can’t get rid of us that easily

Why struggle is more important than parliament


For the Labour left the movements outside of parliament are important but always secondary. Nick Clark explains why the party holds even its most militant members back

No job, no jab rules puts us all at risk


Across the world, governments are ramping up class war by forcing people out of work if they haven’t been vaccinated against Covid. Socialist Worker says the new rules don’t protect people—they divert anger away from a ruling class that failed to protect people from the pandemic

‘I’m terrified,’ say students on returning to universities


British universities have started opening their doors and the Tories are insistent on in person teaching.

Why Cop will fail the planet


The Cop conference being held in Glasgow next month comes at a crucial juncture in the fight against climate chaos.

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