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Oil is an incentive in the US and Saudi relationship


The recent see-sawing of the oil price has a lot more to do with politics—particularly geopolitical competition among states—than economics

How we can fight for a carbon-free society


A carbon free economy will mean a fundamental reorganisation of society

As Brexit chaos continues - grab this chance to push the Tories out


Theresa May survived the first blasts of the Brexit crisis storm. But she still seems headed for disaster.

What does global capital want out of a Brexit deal?


Brexit has become, as numerous commentators have pointed out, a historic crisis of the British state

Tory hypocrisy over famine in Yemen


Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt called on Saudi Arabia to “stop famine and cholera intensifying” in Yemen ahead of meeting with the country’s rulers this week.

Join the socialists and fight a racist system


Capitalism produces racism and uses it to keep us divided and distracted from the real relations in society.

US is trying to slow down China’s rise


Donald Trump has been blundering around Europe again, picking fights as he goes. But the relationship that really matters is between the US and China.

Fight for a world without racist border controls


Immigration laws are the backdrop to increasing attacks on migrants and refugees, argues Tomáš Tengely-Evans

Hypocrisy over Grenfell after effigy burning


Every politician and pundit was publicly sickened by the disgusting video of people burning an effigy of Grenfell Tower on bonfire night.

One hundred years on - remember that revolutions ended the First World War


This week marks 100 years since the end of the First World War. The bloody conflict caused appalling suffering and loss of life.

Shift in solidarity movement as Palestine activists call for a single state


A definite shift has taken place in the Palestine solidarity movement. Not so long ago people who call for a one state solution in Palestine were a clear minority.

Global menace of the far right can be beaten


A fascist gunned down 11 Jewish people at a synagogue in Pittsburgh, in the US, last week.

Scrap Universal Credit


Tory chancellor Philip Hammond threw more money at the hated Universal Credit (UC) benefit in this week’s budget. MPs’ fears of unrest because of the impact of UC forced his hand.

The White House can’t trump socialism


The Trump administration is full of surprises. The White House’s Council of Economic Advisers (CEA) has just published a 72-page report called, “The Opportunity Costs of Socialism.”

Murder of Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal Khashoggi shows up a brutal regime


Arabian activist Ameen Nemer tells Socialist Worker how a journalist’s murder will shine a light on the regime’s brutality

Khashoggi killing lifts lid on a murky world


W ith every new detail that emerges, the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi seems as desperate as it was gruesome.

Abortion rights - defend a woman’s right to choose


Parliament was set to debate abortion law in Northern Ireland as Socialist Worker went to press on Tuesday.

Why Fukuyama still doesn’t get history


Francis Fukuyama has published a new book with the remarkably dull title Identity—not that anyone has really noticed. It was very different back in 1992, when The End of History and the Last Man came out.

Be wise to the spies’ lies


New revelations this week have underlined the extent of the British state’s spying operation in socialist organisations.

Build a mass movement to beat the far right


the Stand Up To Racism (SUTR) international conference this Saturday takes place against the background of the growing threat of the far right.

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