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“I’m going to die if I go back— the same people who killed my father will kill me,” Christopher, a man threatened with imminent deportation, spoke to Socialist Worker.
Donald Trump gave his state of the union address on Tuesday evening, spurred on by the prospect of unsuccessful attempts by his opponents to impeach him.
“We need respect,” says Beatriz—not her real name—a cleaner at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. “The way they treat people, the cleaners, it’s not good.”
With all the votes counted in the Democratic caucus in Iowa, Bernie Sanders has won the highest number of votes.
The climate delayers and deniers in government reaffirmed their commitment to ignoring ecological breakdown this week.
Boris Johnson’s plan to deport as many as 50 people to Jamaica next Tuesday has sparked mass outrage.
Up to 250 trade unionists and campaigners rallied against racism in Central London on Saturday.
A Jamaican man says he faces “death and nothing else” if the Tories manage to deport him on Tuesday.
Right wing Labour leadership candidate Keir Starmer looked set to enter the final round of the contest with the most nominations by far.
Boris Johnson has lurched into the chaos of cobbling together a team and strategy for hosting the United Nations (UN) Cop26 talks
Royal Mail workers are gearing up for a second national strike ballot, as bosses promise to steamroll ahead with attacks on jobs, pay and conditions.
Bus workers in London have delivered an overwhelming vote to strike in a consultative ballot in a crucial fight over safety of workers and passengers.
Workers at St Michael’s, a small primary school in Newham, east London, struck for the seventh time on Thursday of last week.
Traffic wardens in Hackney, east London, launched a two-week walkout for higher pay on Monday.
A mixture of apolocalyptic and racist headlines in Britain makes a rational response to the virus less likely
Strikers at Westex carpet in West Yorkshire are frustrated that they may be forced to end their fight for higher pay.
Workers are striking back against savage cuts crushing education
Jam workers in Histon, near Cambridge, could walk out to defend their terms and conditions.
Workers at scores of universities are set to strike for two days from Thursday of next week—kicking off some 14 days of walkouts.
Workers at sixth form colleges across England braved cold, rain, hail and even blizzards on Wednesday to strike for more pay and funding for education.
The major establishment parties took a kicking in the Irish general election last Saturday.
The fight isn’t over, but the unions need to call for coordinated resistance, says Charlie Kimber
Mass pressure from below has blocked the further entry of the far right AfD party into German mainstream politics.
Activists gathered in London last week to debate why Labour lost last year’s general election, and where now for the left after the end of Corbynism
Environmental changes mean more risk of viruses being passed from animals to humans says Yuri Prasad
The Witchhunt smearing anti-Zionists as antisemites has moved on to new targets
As counting begins in the Irish elections, Socialist Worker wishes the best to Solidarity-People Before Profit. With Sinn Fein neck and neck for top spot according to exit polls, Simon Basketter looks at the party’s history.
Multinational bosses plan to keep pumping out more oil and gas—despite climate catastrophe. Sarah Bates looks at why we have to keep fossil fuels in the ground and why the industry is so central to how capitalism operates
A film about a journalist who uncovers famine in Ukraine could have fallen to smug pro-Westernism. But it has more to say
These posters showed that black Americans—and their art, culture and education—were flourishing in just four decades after the civil war that ended slavery
Anti-racists and socialists have repeatedly said that Boris Johnson will use racism in order to shore up his rule and divide opposition. His 81-seat majority in parliament makes it easier for the Tories to force through more attacks.
Heart Unions Week—the TUC union federation’s annual publicity campaign—this year focuses on challenging sexual harassment at work.
The development of railways is needed to take cars and much lorry traffic off heavily-polluting, CO2-creating, dangerous roads.
‘A diluted version of Corbyn’s tax raids on the rich’
The government has investigated 69 suicides that could have been linked to problems with benefit claims over the last six years