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Fury is growing over the Tories’ refusal to extend free school meals (FSM) in England during the holidays.
Students at Nonsuch High School For Girls in Cheam, west of London, have launched a fight against racism in their school. Their committed protests have included an 800-strong demonstration at the school.
The government of Nigeria in west Africa sent soldiers firing live ammunition to massacre protesters in the capital, Lagos, on Tuesday. Members of the Socialist Workers and Youth League write from Nigeria.
The Tories fear that their policies are leading to an economic catastrophe, but they are bailing out the corporations rather than workers
Coronavirus infections and deaths are soaring out of control.
Protesters have taken to the streets over the decision to deny children free school meals and to end the furlough scheme
Angry cleaning workers gathered outside Facebook headquarters in central London to protest redundancies and dodgy pay deals on Friday.
The Tories have pushed through legal changes to make Britain’s immigration system even more racist.
Millions of working class people face the nightmare of mass unemployment as the Tories prepare to scrap the furlough scheme on Halloween.
Sarah Bates talked to socialist candidate Paul Holmes about his plans to shake things up in the public sector trade union
The Labour Party leadership has told off MP Stephen Kinnock for making a speech criticising Israel, according to reports.
Workers at a bus manufacturer near Leeds are fighting against bosses’ “false promises and outright lies” over pay.
Strike vote over redundancies at Heriot-Watt and action planned at Forth Valley College over a new role
Fuel tanker drivers employed by Hoyer Petrolog UK are set to strike on Monday, Wednesday and Friday of next week. Roll-Royce workers are set for three weeks of strikes
Workers in the UVW union at a Service to the Aged (Sage) care home in north London have returned a 100 percent yes vote for strikes.
Outraged students of High Storrs school in Sheffield organised a protest last week against racism from a student in Year 11.
Older people were excluded from receiving lifesaving care at the height of the first wave of the coronavirus pandemic in the spring, the Sunday Times newspaper has claimed.
Four people, including two children, have died after the small boat in which they had set out from France to try and reach Britain sank in the English Channel.
A pitched battle is being fought over fishing rights in Nova Scotia, Canada. On one side, is the Mi’kmaw nation, and on the other stands commercial fishers backed by big business.
An explosion of daily mass demonstrations for abortion rights has swept dozens of towns and cities across Poland.
It was one of Bill Clinton’s advisers who coined the slogan, “It’s the Economy Stupid!” But this has been Donald Trump’s recipe for getting re-elected.
British rulers of Nigeria had hoped that Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti could be an emblem of their “benevolent imperialism”.
Londoners are paying the heaviest health price in Europe for toxic levels of air pollution.
Forty years ago this month a workers’ occupation of Gardner’s factory in Eccles, Salford, showed it’s possible to stop mass redundancies. Geoff Brown tells the story. Pictures by John Sturrock
As people brace themselves for the latest election night episode of the American horror story, we all hope for Trump’s exorcism from the White House. But, argues Sophie Squire, the real alternative lies with the mass movements, not Joe Biden, the Democrats and the neoliberal centre
In a testimonial to other activists, Rosa Parks wrote, “freedom fighters never retire”. And for her, this proved to be true.
Journalist Tom Bower’s last biography was a hatchet job on Jeremy Corbyn. His latest book fawns over Boris Johnson
From the beginning La Revolution seems to touch on the upheaval that led to one of the most famous uprisings in history.
Coronavirus has “thrived on” systematic racism—and more black people will “unnecessarily die” unless there’s urgent action.
The Tories’ refusal to give free school meals to children in the holidays has seen an outpouring of support for poor children from ordinary people.
We believe that Socialist Worker should have backed Burnham’s position more forcefully
Rough sleepers in Britain who have come from other countries face deportation under new immigration laws. These will be introduced when the Brexit transition period ends.
Landlords for the Grenfell tower have unveiled shocking revelations at the inquiry into the blaze. Their evidence shows that at every turn profit was prioritised over safety.