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Adam Cochrane looks at the reasons for Israel’s latest attack and talks to people under the bombs in Gaza
Revolutionaries, campaigners, strikers and trade unionists came to Marxism 2014 from across the world to celebrate their struggles and discuss ways to change the system
Police failings contributed to the death of Dorothy “Cherry” Groce, an inquest jury has found.
Firefighters in England and Wales are striking on eight days in an ongoing row over the theft of their pensions by the Tories.
The judicial review of the inquest into the death of Mark Duggan concluded last week.
Defence Support Group (DSG) workers walked out on lunchtime protests at sites including Donnington, Catterick, Ashchurch and Bovington on Thursday of last week.
Workers at Tyneside Safety Glass achieved a breakthrough in their dispute over pay on Friday of last week after three weeks on strike.
Syrian president Bashar al-Assad boasted that the West needs to ally with him, claiming that only his regime can beat the Islamist group Isis, now renamed the Islamic State.
Freedom Ride activists and supporters were set to march through Barnsley on Saturday of this week. They are demanding that south Yorkshire councils reinstate free travel for older people.
London Underground (LU) power control room operators (PCROs) have narrowly voted to accept a deal and end their two-week strike.
Tilbury dockers on all out strike | Reject new insult to JIB electricians | Blacklisted workers protest | Hundreds protests against Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership | Protests force Scotland’s biggest council to cough up discretionary housing payments | Back Justice 4 Bolton
Strikers at Lambeth College have returned to work. The UCU union members had been on indefinite strike since 3 June at the south London college against hated new contracts.
Local government workers in Scotland have voted by 65 percent to reject the imposition of a 1 percent pay rise in a consultative ballot by the Unison union.
Strikes could shut publicly owned sports facilities, museums and libraries in Glasgow just two days before the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games.
Electricians in the Unite union struck on Friday of last week and Monday of this week at Hackney Homes against the use of targets to dock their pay.
The government was blasted this week as the judge appointed to lead a child sex abuse inquiry quit less than a week into the job.
UCU union members struck at King’s College London on Thursday of last week.
Teachers at Winterbourne Boys’ Academy in Croydon, south London, struck against lesson observations on Tuesday of this week. And members of the NUT teachers’ union were set to strike on Wednesday of this week against academy conversion of Hove Park School in Hove, East Sussex.
Care UK workers in Doncaster were set to meet this week to discuss the results of a strike ballot over a new pay claim of £7.65 an hour.
Birmingham council "Trojan Horse" report due | Protest at Harmondsworth refugee prison | Tories rush through new snoopers' law | British government claims torture flights records have been destroyed
The 10 July strike was the biggest walkout over pay the Tories have faced since taking office. Here is Socialist Worker’s highlights from the day taken from reports sent to us from the picket lines as strikers filled town and city squares, and the arguments that were made for the way forward
Protests are taking place across Britain this week in opposition to Israel’s bombing of Gaza. At least 215 Palestinians have been killed and thousands injured in sustained airstrikes that have levelled whole buildings.
Israeli forces began a ground invasion of Gaza last night, Thursday. Tanks and infantry units crossed into northern Gaza, supported by heavy bombing.
Up to 100,000 people streamed through the streets of London today, Saturday, in one of the biggest anti-war demonstrations in years.
Union mocks the bosses in South Africa | US intervenes after Afghan election | New threat despite stalemate in Ukraine
A court battle between migrant farm workers and the bosses who shot at them has inspired a strike against racist raids and restrictions on the other side of the country
Ayesha Saleem and Stephen McBroom argue that anti-racism must be a central part of the struggle to break the British state
Many consider the second Palestinian Intifada in 2000 to be the beginning of the road to the Egyptian revolution, writes Wassim Wagdy
Sarah Ensor looks at the life of Eleanor Marx, who was key to industrial struggles at the end of the 19th century, and interviews author of a new biography Rachel Holmes
The documentary Still Ragged hammers home why the 100 year old novel The Ragged Trousered Phillanthropists is still relevant, writes Pat Carmody
Directed by Talal Derki.
US band Warpaint | Utopia on TV | Roots reggae from Ivory Coast by Tiken Jah Fakoly
Millions of people across the globe are rightly furious at Israel’s latest attacks on Gaza. They want to see an end to the killing.
David Cameron has culled top ministers William Hague, Owen Paterson, Dominic Grieve and David Willetts.
Kevin Williams died suddenly on 23 June, aged 59. He was a lifelong socialist, a trade union activist and a SWP member in the 1970s and 80s in Slough.
Inspiration of Lambeth College strikers | They boost profit by squeezing us harder | Health and social care merger | Tory cuts behind shoplifting, Cardiff Threeand more
Quotes of the week
Presidential health tourism in Wales | Labour dinner is a match for Tories | Glasgow car clampdown for commonwealth | Parents told be quiet over school fraud | Toff of the week
A decade after launching the war that killed a million Iraqis, Tony Blair is still busy helping out dictators and making himself richer, writes Adam Cochrane