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Same lies to justify killings in Afghanistan two decades on


All the lies used to justify the terror the West inflicted on Afghanistan 20 years ago played out over its airstrike on children last week.

Don’t obscure Marx’s valuable insights


It is hazardous to treat the Grundrisse as where we can find the real Marx. But it looks as if this is where Harvey is going

Cambo—how the state greases the wheels of profit


Why do politicians look set to allow a new oil drill off the coast of Scotland?

State tried to derail Black Lives Matter


Something of an echo of the establishment panic of the late 1960s is reverberating around the seats of power in Britain and the US.

Ignoring Covid won’t work


Covid-19 related deaths in Britain stand at a shocking average of 100 each day according to official data. That’s a rise of 54 percent in a week.

Don’t be fooled—there is money for refugees


The right is spinning arguments against refugees coming to Britain. They claim there’s “no room” or “not enough money” to take them all in.

We need a wildly different system to restore nature


Our current society is responsible for huge environmental destruction. But the problem isn’t humans

Massacres were the true face of Afghan war


US president Joe Biden broke open a decades‑long lie on Monday. Seeking to justify his policies, he said the brutal war on Afghanistan was never about “nation-building”.

Labour’s war guilt


Not two weeks ago, Labour’s leader Keir Starmer said his party should be “very proud” of its right wing governments’ “achievements” under Tony Blair.

What we said as the war began in Afghanistan


In September 2001, as the West moved to start bombing Afghanistan, Socialist Worker spoke out against the war. This was our editorial comment

West’s Afghan failures led to reborn Taliban


When the West invaded Afghanistan some two ¬decades ago, their cheerleaders in the media earnestly claimed the regime change would bring with it liberal progress.

One month from the 11 July protests. A declaration by Comunistas Cuba


This article was originally published on the website of Comunistas Cuba.

Profit, not people, is destroying the climate


Climate chaos flows from the capitalist system that subordinates humanity and the rest of nature to the demands of profit-making

China used as cover-up for climate crimes


For the West, blaming the climate crisis on China will provide a scapegoat for the havoc they’ve wreaked

Hope and danger a year after Beirut blast


The days surrounding the one-year anniversary of Beirut’s port blast saw examples of unity against the ruling class alongside the danger of sectarian divisions.

The Taliban—terror that the US made


The Taliban movement is retaking control of Afghanistan after two decades of Western occupation. Nick Clark explores the group

Easing travel rules puts profit before health


Following immense pressure from travel industry tycoons, Britain’s international travel restrictions will be eased.

What’s behind the right’s war on Critical Race Theory?


Why is a low level war raging in the US on the subject of Critical Race Theory?

Blame legacy of Thatcherism for Scotland’s drug death figures


The latest research into drug deaths in Scotland shows a horrifying 1,300 people died last year as a consequence of drug misuse.

Flood and heatwaves—a vision of catastrophe


Scorching temperatures one week and flash flooding the next show that the climate crisis is well and truly here

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