Dated: 09 Jun 2020
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When politicians start fretting about “mob rule” and “law and order” it’s often a racist dog whistle. But it’s also about fear of the power of ordinary people.
The destruction in Norilsk, Russia, is shaped by the connected issues of climate change and the profiteering interests of private companies.
A monster march snaked through London on Sunday as tens of thousands of people protested to say Black Lives Matter.
The Tories want to force a wider return to work and to push more children into schools—just as damning evidence of their failures grows.
Outsourcing giant Serco has been handed a multimillion pound contract to manage the coronavirus test and trace.
Across protests in the US a furious call is going out to “defund the police”.
Transport workers are gearing up for huge battles across the network, as the Tories try to fill buses and trains to reopen the economy.
Postal workers in Bridgwater, Somerset, walked out unofficially on Thursday of last week and voted to stay out on Friday.
Cleaners at Ark Globe Academy in south London walked out on a wildcat strike on Thursday last week.
Coronavirus has ripped through adult social care.
The Tories have been forced to drop plans to get all primary school children back into school before the summer term ends.
Black and minority ethnic (BAME) groups in England are up to twice as likely to die of coronavirus as their white counterparts, according to an official report published on Tuesday.
A big, young and angry protest filled the streets of central London on Wednesday to demand justice for George Floyd and Belly Mujinga
People across Britain “took the knee” at 6pm on Wednesday to protest against the police murder of George Floyd.
A retired assistant chief constable accused of misleading a public inquiry into the shooting of an unarmed man will not face misconduct proceedings.
Anti-racists are gearing up for a weekend of Black Lives Matter protests in London and others towns and cities in Britain.
Richard Greeman, a Marxist writer and activist best known for his work on Victor Serge, gives his analysis of the momentous US events
Tens of thousands of people joined Black Lives Matter (BLM) protests across Britain on Saturday.
“Black Lives Matter” was the urgent call to arms ricocheting off government buildings in Whitehall, central London, on Saturday.
The Black Lives Matter movement has sparked a wave of mass protests in countries across the world.
Many of the international solidarity protests took aim at police racism and violence in their own countries—and many defied state repression and bans.
The magnificent uprising taking place across the US is historic. Mass demonstrations following the police murder of George Floyd have now continued for more than two weeks. The rebellion is the most significant in decades.
As repression and resistance rage on the streets of US cities more than a week after George Floyd’s murder, Socialist Worker spoke to eyewitnesses on the protests
Police in Rio de Janeiro killed 177 people in April alone
The power is in the streets. It’s not enough to write to your congressman or circulate a petition anymore
Organised workers make up a unique group with the power to paralyse the system, says Sarah Bates
Many in the US ruling class may be beginning to wonder whether Trump is worth the trouble
Alongside a terrible history of vicious racism in the US, there is a tradition of militant anti-racism. Yuri Prasad looks back at when black and white people have fought back together against the system
When David Oluwale drowned in the River Aire in Leeds in 1969, police wrote “Wog” on the nationality section of his death certificate. His killing was the first black death by cops in Britain—and shows that police racism, violence and cover-up are a very British problem.
Hip Hop duo Run the Jewels released their new album early, with proceeds going to help defend arrested protesters
Anthony, although he doesn’t know it yet, is slap bang in the middle of the Windrush scandal
For decades, crooks and con artists—with and without titles—have been drawn to Monaco because of its famous casino and willingness to ignore banking regulations
‘No. The prime minister would not agree that this is a racist country,” said Boris Johnson’s spokesperson on Monday.
The death of George Floyd in Minneapolis has shaken the US and large parts of the world to its core.
It was after the US’s wars in the Middle East escalated that military equipment really started flooding into police departments, writes Nick Clark