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The Chilcot report into the Iraq war was set to be published this Wednesday. It is expected to expose the lies the West used to wage war on Iraq in 2003. But millions of people at the time saw through the lies and joined one of the biggest movements Britain has ever seen. Judith Orr tells the story
Teachers across England are out on strike today, Tuesday, in a battle against Tory education policies and cuts.
Around 2,700 people gathered at the Marxism 2016 festival last weekend. Hundreds heard former Guantanamo Bay detainee Moazzam Begg address the opening rally on Thursday of last week.
Hate crime reports have risen but anti-racists are fighting back, reports Tomáš Tengely-Evans
Divisions in the Tories have made their race to select a new leader chaotic.
Junior doctors have voted to reject a proposed junior doctors’ contract cobbled together by the British Medical Association and Tory health secretary Jeremy Hunt.
Scotrail train guards walked out again last Sunday in their latest strike over bosses’ plans to extend driver only operation (DOO) on the network run by Abellio.
The Tory government is allowing Southern Rail bosses to launch a new timetable with 350 less services a day.
Over 19,000 people are bringing an equal pay claim against the Asda supermarket chain.
Protesters and oil bosses in a frackas|Glass bosses blow hard, workers strike|Librarians strike to save mobile library|Union calls E.Off meter fixers’ strike|Disability activists stage lively protest|Journalists tell bosses to spike job cuts
Bus drivers in Weymouth entered their third week of pay strikes this week.
Unite union bus workers in Leeds looked set to reject another pay insult from First bosses.
Traffic wardens in Ealing, west London, began a week-long walkout last Thursday against private contractor NSL over pay.
Teachers struck across England on Tuesday in defence of education and their working conditions
Nigel Farage “stepped aside” as leader of the racist Ukip party on Monday saying he wanted his “life back”.
University workers struck at 33 universities on Tuesday—on the same day as an England-wide teachers’ strike.
North London teenager Henry Hicks knew he was being chased by police before he died in a crash, a jury decided last week.
Teachers in England struck on Tuesday in a battle against Tory education policies and cuts. Thousands of schools were closed as the walkout made a big impact.
Tory chancellor George Osborne revealed on Monday his response to Brexit—a tax giveaway for the bosses.
Five workers sacked by Glasgow Life, a Glasgow City Council-run firm, have won their case of unfair dismissal and awarded over £100,000 in compensation.
Jeremy Corbyn is under pressure to compromise with the right—but that can’t save him, argues Nick Clark
The Chilcot inquiry into the 2003 Iraq war delivers its report today, Wednesday
Some 414 MPs voted for the war in Iraq on 18 March 2003 including most of the Labour and Tory benches. Despite three general elections and several deaths and resignations, 139 of them are still serving in parliament—66 Labour and 69 Tory.
Chilcot does not accept that Tony Blair had decided to join the US in invading Iraq as early as the start of 2002. But this appears to be contradicted by some of the evidence in the report.
John Chilcot’s speech this morning slammed Blair and others for asserting that there were Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMDs) in Iraq.
Tony Blair’s “dodgy” dossier gets an entire chapter in the Chilcot Inquiry’s report into the Iraq war, published today.
The meeting between George Bush and Tony Blair in April 2002 has been described as a turning point the run-up to the invasion of Iraq.
Hated health secretary Jeremy Hunt announced on Wednesday this week that the government will impose its dangerous new contract for junior doctors by October.
The racist killings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile by police in the United States have sparked an eruption of anger in that country but also more widely.
People protested in Birmingham after the racist murders by US police
People in Brixton, south London, protested on Saturday after the murders of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile by US police
A bitter row has broken out between some of Britain’s best known hospitals following plans to reorganise heart surgery for children and babies.
The brutal legacy of the failed US and British 2003 invasion of Iraq was shown in Baghdad last Saturday.
The French government was forcing its Work Law through parliament as Socialist Worker went to press.
Protests, strikes and stay-aways have swept Zimbabwe in southern Africa as people revolt against food shortages, unpaid wages, corruption and repression.
Author and campaigner Alan Gibbons sent Socialist Worker this poem yesterday, in the wake of the publication of the Chilcot report.
Marxism can help explain why some workers have racist ideas and how that can change, writes Alistair Farrow
The evil influence that Tony Blair exerts on British politics has been on display as his creatures in the Parliamentary Labour Party mount their coup against Jeremy Corbyn.
Tony Garnett, producer of Cathy Come Home, talks to Sadie Robinson about battling BBC bosses, representing working class life and why we need socialist change
The Tate’s Art and Alcohol exhibition shows how working class drinking has been stigmatised—to avoid any deeper questions
Three bankers were found guilty of manipulating global interest rates this week.
Boris Johnson and Ukip politician Nigel Farage have followed David Cameron into the sunset.
It is with sadness that I report the death of Dave Ellis on Friday 8 July due to cancer of the oesophagus.
Last week, like many others on the Left, we were shocked and saddened to hear that the longstanding socialist activist and historian Matthew Caygill had unexpectedly passed away.
The link between poverty and vulnerability is well known. There is a risk of children suffering harm ranging from emotional abuse to physical or sexual abuse.
Troublemaker was shocked to hear the results of this year’s Sats tests for primary school children. Nearly half failed to meet government targets in reading, writing and maths.