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Anti-racists are organising to push back the Tories’ assault on migrants, refugees and Muslims.
There are specific demands around Brexit that the whole working class movement needs to unite around. Alistair Farrow sets out Socialist Worker’s contribution to an urgent debate
Some 60 children a week were referred under the Tories’ Islamophobic “Prevent” strategy between March 2015 and March 2016.
Raymie Kiernan writes on an investigation into alleged malpractice in the Unison union leader’s election
the Tories are ignoring the woeful service of their favourite rail firm Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR). But Southern rail workers are continuing their fight into the New Year.
A 17 year old Congolese refugee died at the French port of Dunkirk on Christmas Eve in the 17th known death at Britain’s border in 2016.
US security services are nervously preparing for massive protests in the capital Washington DC when Donald Trump is inaugurated president on Friday 20 January.
Tory health plans leave the NHS struggling to keep the health service afloat, says Tomáš Tengely-Evans
Protesters have set up a protection camp in a field in Kirby Misperton, North Yorkshire, and have vowed to stay until gas company Third Energy agrees not to frack the nearby site.
Also: New offer for BA cabin crew | Wage war rolls on at Picturehouse cinemas | Harrods protest will demand pay justice | Weetabix factories to face walkouts | Stop Home Office deportation flights to Jamaica | Bectu now biggest sector in Prospect | Unite calls off bus strike in Wirral
If Jeremy Corbyn wants Labour to move to the left in 2017 he’ll have to fight the right, argues Nick Clark
Three cleaners at Kinsley primary school in Barnsley were sacked just before Christmas by their private employer, Barnsley-based company C&D Cleaning.
The head of London’s Metropolitan Police Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe gave a misleading account of his evidence at the Hillsborough football disaster, according to the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC).
Fourteen “garden villages” are set to be built as part of the Tories’ plan to tackle the housing crisis. And three more “garden towns” are supposed to bring the total of new homes created by the scheme to 200,000.
The plan to redevelop vast swathes of Haringey, north London, had a spanner thrown in the works last month.
A ballot for strikes to demand the reinstatement of sacked NUT union rep Simon O’Hara ended on 15 December last year.
Glasgow council workers were set to continue strikes against privatisation on Thursday.
People across West Yorkshire and beyond have reacted with fury to the police shooting of Mohammed Yassar Yaqub.
A group of MPs and Lords largely run by Remain-campaigning Labour big beasts has called for a vicious new regime of internal immigration controls.
Hundreds of mourners gathered in Huddersfield today, Friday, for the funeral of Yassar Yaqub. Police shot Yassar dead on Monday evening as he sat in a car on the M62 near Huddersfield, West Yorkshire.
The Socialist Workers Party (SWP) has decided to support grassroots socialist challenger Ian Allinson in the Unite union’s upcoming general secretary election.
Many London roads were gridlocked on Monday as a Tube station workers’ strike over staffing and safety hit hard. It closed dozens of stations, mostly in central London, and led to severe disruption on virtually every line.
The US-led assault on Mosul in Iraq is causing increasing numbers of civilian casualties.
The fake two-state solution used to co-opt Palestinian organisations is wearing thin, argues Nick Clark
South Korea’s ruling class may sacrifice the president to save the regime, says Workers’ Solidarity
What we call “the US”, “China”, and “Russia” are geographically based capitalist power-complexes. Their interests sometimes overlap, but often conflict. Even as dramatic a change of personnel as Trump’s victory isn’t going to dissolve these rivalries.
A hundred years ago the 1917 Russian Revolution ushered in a radical new society. We start our anniversary coverage with a look at a year that changed the world
The scandalous theft of waiters’ service charges at posh Harrods is just the tip of the iceberg of how bosses make life in the kitchens hell, catering workers told Alistair Farrow
National Theatre’s contemporary translation of Henrik Ibsen’s play satisfies a taste for melodrama but many will prefer his early work, says?John Baker
The White King is a dystopian family drama. It’s set in a world of great technological advances, but the mass of people are repressed into a peasant-like existence.
It’s no surprise that 2017 begins with attacks on migrant workers. But it’s disappointing that so many come from members of the Labour Party.
The right wing media has got into a frenzy over foreign aid. Britain spends 0.7 percent of its gross national income on foreign aid—that’s far too much for the likes of the Daily Mail newspaper.
Liam Currie was a bold, bright young socialist and a dedicated working class fighter. He was insightful and witty, and always willing to take a stand and speak out.
John Berger, who died on Monday at the age of 90, was the most important writer on art in the last 60 years or more.
The long overdue spotlight on the horrendous sexual abuse of youngsters in football has shocked millions.
‘ If you didn’t know they were here, you wouldn’t know they were here’
Margaret Thatcher was threatened with a fine for failing to register herself for the hated poll tax which triggered her downfall.
For all their whining about Brexit, the rich have got richer, says Tomáš Tengely-Evans