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The Polish‑German revolutionary Rosa Luxemburg warned that capitalism gives us a choice between “socialism or barbarism”. We need to choose—and fight for—socialism.
Over a million and a half more people in Britain live in deep poverty today compared to 20 years ago
Anti-racist protests took place in many parts of Britain on Wednesday
Suspected outbreaks of Covid-19 in workplaces in England almost doubled in the past week
Hundreds of council workers walked out against the Labour-run local authority’s “betrayal of key workers” during coronavirus
Palestine Solidarity Campaign activists protested in towns and cities across Britain on Saturday
Tower Hamlets council workers vowed to keep up the fight as the Labour-run council sacked and rehired them on worse contracts
Accounts from those unfairly targeted by police reveal widespread racism
As the reality of mass job cuts hits ever more people, a consultancy that trains companies and institutions about equality, diversity and inclusion is treating some of its staff like dirt.
A major deal is in the offing. Workers shouldn’t accept any deal that asks them to make sacrifices for bosses’ profits.
Over 1,000 people demonstrated in Parliament Square, London, in support of trans rights last Saturday.
Health campaigners marked the 72nd birthday of the NHS last weekend with a series of protests against Tory cuts and privatisation.
Some 35,000 more people could die of cancer because of delays to diagnosis and treatment during the coronavirus crisis.
Workers are being forced to keep quiet about dangerous conditions, writes Charlie Kimber
Activists in the UCU union are resisting a planned levy on members announced by general secretary Jo Grady.
Up to 1,000 Ethiopians and their supporters protested against the killing of a musician outside the country’s embassy in London.
Environmental campaign Extinction Rebellion (XR), has announced plans for the next major phase of direct action beginning on 1 September.
Survivors of the Grenfell Tower fire are furious at being kept out of the public inquiry as those responsible for installing flammable cladding testify this week.
More strikes are likely next week in this important dispute
The Tory government is to resume selling arms to Saudi Arabia—now in its fifth year of a devastating war on Yemen—despite a court ruling that such sales were unlawful.
Hundreds of thousands of protesters—perhaps a million in all—poured on to the streets of Sudan
Thousands of demonstrators defied the new law and a police ban on protests by chanting pro-independence slogans and waving independence flags
More than 11 million people across the globe have now been infected by Covid-19.
Israel stalled plans to annexe huge chunks of the Palestinian West Bank last week.
The ‘forgotten war’ that began 70 years ago wrecked a country so that big powers could grab more influence, writes Sophie Squire
Tory chancellor Rishi Sunak was set to deliver his summer statement on Wednesday this week. It was expected to include a raft of measures in an attempt to prop up the British economy.
“If we must die, O let us nobly die/So that our precious blood may not be shed/In vain,” is perhaps another way of saying that black lives matter.
In a third letter to a Jeremy Corbyn supporter, Charlie Kimber argues to break from Labour, join the Socialist Workers Party and to build the resistance on the streets
The Midlands city of Leicester is the first in England to have a local lockdown in response to an upsurge in coronavirus cases. But while mainstream commentators have encouraged racist explanations, it’s the Tories who have put people at risk
Once Upon a Time in Iraq features interviews with some of those who lived through the country’s horrors. It is essential viewing
Mrs America follows the political upheaval around the Equal Rights Amendment in the 1970s
Tory prime minister Boris Johnson has begun the process of passing the blame for the coronavirus crisis.
I’m sickened by the decision to sack Rebecca Long-Bailey from the shadow cabinet
‘Kicking down doors is probably one of our favourite things’
Ghislaine Maxwell is charged with procuring underage girls for Jeffrey Epstein to have sex with, and engaging in sexual activity with them herself.
A new report shows 14.4 million people, including 4.5 million children, are living in poverty—and it’s even worse for black people, writes Sadie Robinson