Firefighters and their FBU union are sounding the alarm about the impact of successive cuts to fire stations, engines and jobs. Cuts are already increasing the dangers, writes Nick Clark
The heads of state at the Cop21 climate change talks in Paris know that climate change is one of the most urgent problems facing humanity.
Contrary to claims by some of the press austerity is not over. Socialist Worker looks in more detail at Tory chancellor George Osborne’s Autumn Statement
As the first Syrians arrive in Britain, Dave Sewell uncovers the shocking truth of the numbers kicked out and detained by the British government
The Paris climate summit may fall short, but a movement can grow out of opposition to it, says Martin Empson
As the Tories and their media mates go on the offensive against them, angry junior doctors spoke to Tomáš Tengely-Evans about the reality of the job—and why they’re fighting back
We’re often told child sexual abuse is mainly carried out by ‘grooming gangs’. But, as Sadie Robinson found out, the real problem lies elsewhere in society
A spate of stabbings by Palestinians in Israel has led to howls of anger in the mainstream media—but this ignores the real violence, reports Nick Clark
Saudi Arabia is notorious for its human rights abuses, its treatment of women and migrant workers. Yet it enjoys a cosy relationship with Britain’s rulers. Dave Sewell explains why
Successes in building links with refugees and local people can be a model for others, writes Margaret Woods of Glasgow Campaign to Welcome Refugees
Andy Burnham’s speech welcomed refugees but said migrants cause low wages, says Tomáš Tengely-Evans
The Tories’ Trade Union Bill is a massive assault on our right to organise and strike. But Raymie Kiernan argues that union leaders haven’t yet risen to the scale of the challenge
One year on from the Scottish independence referendum, Yes campaign supporters spoke to Raymie Kiernan about how politics have shifted and debate where next for the movement
Dave Sewell looks at how Western imperialism and the crushing of the Syrian revolution are now forcing thousands to flee—and what the real alternative is
China’s rulers’ attempts to maintain growth have created a mountain of debt and empty buildings
John Burgess, standing for leader of the public sector union Unison, spoke to Raymie Kiernan about how the vote could galvanise resistance to the Tories
Tube workers have fought back against the Tories’ agenda. The two 24-hour shutdowns in July and August showed the power unions have to resist.
Tories announced plans on Thursday of last week to scrap the automatic union subscription deduction “check-off” for 3.8 million public sector workers | New research shows how the Tory anti-union laws in the Trade Union Bill could stop workers’ exercising their right to strike.
People from ethnic minorities are actually disproportionately affected by the attacks in George Osborne’s July budget, according to a new report from the Runnymede Trust.
Selling off services means misery for ordinary people and more wealth for the rich—now the privateers are using cuts to grab more, writes Raymie Kiernan