Socialist Worker

News


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.

Clash between Turkey and Saudi Arabia gives Donald Trump a headache


We’ve seen again how hard it has become to manage the Middle East in the interests of Western imperialism. The players this time are the US, Turkey and Saudi Arabia.

Hancock's half-cocked response to crisis in mental health


Tory health secretary Matt Hancock offered warm words in the run-up to World Mental Health Day on Wednesday.

We need system change to save the planet


If the disaster that climate scientists warned of this week is to be avoided, there needs to be radical action.

Will the rich flee before a Corbyn government?


While Brexit obsesses politicians and commentators, the super-rich apparently are more worried about Jeremy Corbyn.

Don’t fall for right wing lies over abuse perpetrators


The left should give no ground to argument that Asian men are more likely to be child abusers, argues Sadie Robinson

The rich are the real looters in Indonesia


People in flood-hit towns and cities in Indonesia have resorted to taking supplies from shops without paying.

Don’t give in to myths about asylum seekers


A Tory deal has banned asylum seekers from being housed in the north east of England following far right protests.

The truth about food that makes us sick


Pret A Manger killed a teenage girl.

Andrew Murray is right - the spooks and the state are trying to undermine Corbyn


Labour’s deputy leader Tom Watson tried to belittle claims that the spooks were out to undermine Jeremy Corbyn as a “bit John le Carre”.

After John McDonnell’s pledges - how do we get real workers’ democracy?


Shadow chancellor John McDonnell has enraged the Tories and the right wing press by announcing plans to nationalise the water industry, rail and other utilities.

Mobile users! Don't forget to add Socialist Worker to your home screen.