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This year has seen the horrors that flow from the capitalism system, but it’s also seen mass resistance. Coronavirus dominated the year, exposing and accelerating all the failings that already existed.
Devastating wildfires are ripping through one of the most precious and irreplaceable parts of the natural world.
Four protesters have been charged with criminal damage for their part in toppling a statue of slave trader Edward Colston in Bristol in June.
NEU union members at the LDE free school in east London struck for a sixth day on Thursday. And they have voted for more strikes because they see the walkouts as their only chance to make the school better for staff and students.
Instead of attacking working class people and key services, vast amounts of money could be raised by taxing the rich.
A series of strikes at an east London school has lifted the lid on an ugly culture of bullying in education.
Tens of thousands of patients have been forced to wait for more than a year to start hospital treatment in England, according to new figures.
Vicious waves of austerity are hitting English councils, and the Tories are determined to drive through their attacks.
The chaotic Tory handling of Brexit limps on towards further potential disasters
The cops are facing a backlash after a violent assault on a black teenager in north London last week.
Tory home secretary Priti Patel has been forced to fast track money to victims of the Windrush scandal.
Keir Starmer wants Labour to be ‘patriotic’, pander to racism and support cuts, writes Nick Clark
The Tories put profits before people at every stage of the pandemic—and ordinary people have paid the price, says Sarah Bates
Homelessness in London now stands at a 15-year record high, councils have warned.
The Tories have restarted negotiations over funding a new £20 billion nuclear power plant at Sizewell C in Suffolk.
There's a battle on against pay and job cuts
Optare strike will go on into 2021 unless the bosses concede over pay
UCU union members at Brighton university began a two-day strike on Tuesday of this week to defend jobs. The action follows two walkouts last week, and a 24-hour strike earlier this month. Bosses want to impose compulsory redundancies in the IT department.
Monday marked three and a half years since the Grenfell Tower fire. A speak out took place outside Downing Street to remember the 72 victims.
Tunisian socialist Jaouhar Bani says revolution has left a regime in constant crisis—and increased outbursts of resistance
Farmers’ protests in India continue to put the hard right government of Narendra Modi under extreme pressure.
As the holiday season approaches, Socialist Worker asks readers to write to political prisoners and those who have suffered at the hands of the system to show solidarity
John le Carré, the great spy novelist has died aged 89. By exploring treachery at the heart of British intelligence, le Carré challenged assumptions about the Cold War.
Whether or not there is a trade deal between Britain and the European Union, we will experience a hard Brexit, with a fair degree of economic disruption. Such an outcome was not inevitable
In west London, people in poverty live side by side with some of the richest families in Britain. Isabel Ringrose looks at the lives of all the residents living in the shadow of Grenfell Tower
Ten years have passed since the start of the Tunisian revolution. Nick Clark explains how it toppled a dictator, encouraged more fightbacks, and shook the world
Art is about social relationships, says writer John Molyneux—and what art is changes as society develops
Mank is about the destructiveness of trying to survive while avoiding doing the wrong thing
Don’t let anyone tell you Keir Starmer is an anti-racist. When a caller to his radio phone-in show confronted him with a racist conspiracy theory, he appeared to understand.
A high Court judicial review earlier this month outlawed the use of puberty blockers for young trans people unless they can persuade doctors to go to court on their behalf.
The International Criminal Court won't open a full investigation into war crimes committed by British troops in Iraq, despite finding a “reasonable basis” to believe war crimes were committed.