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Royal value for money?


In the wake of the Grenfell Tower fire, survivors had to fight to get help from the authorities. But there’s always money for the rich.

Grenfell Tower fire shows up everything wrong with our system—it's time to end it


Grenfell is not some great exception to capitalist rule. It is a particularly sharp example of business as usual.

Neoliberalism, the ideology that put profit before safety, could be on its way out


It may be that health and safety is what kills off the neoliberal consensus

It’s up to us to force Theresa May out


Rage at the murder of working class people at Grenfell Tower has plunged the Tories deeper into crisis.

Let the refugees in


As many as 600 refugees again face homelessness and repression at Calais because they have nowhere else to go

Don’t wait for May to leave—kick her out


The most useful thing we can do for Theresa May right now is wait. The worst thing for our side would be to limit, tone down or constrain mobilisation against the Tories.

Austerity is a choice which always leaves workers behind


Reeling from their shattering blow in the general election, Tories and right wing press barons have declared that “austerity is over”.

General election shows that politics is polarising back to two parties


Not so long ago it looked as if parliamentary politics in Britain was fragmenting.

If Jeremy Corbyn becomes prime minister, we’ll need struggle to stop bosses’ sabotage


Socialist Worker urges all its readers in England and Wales to back Jeremy Corbyn and vote Labour.

Billion dollar cuts cause crisis for Trump administration


In the wake of last Saturday’s horrific attack in London “White House sources” have floated the prospect that Donald Trump could visit Britain “in solidarity”.

There’s no such thing as national interest


Theresa May's claims to represent us all are a lie to cover up the class divide

Jeremy Corbyn was right to link West's war with Manchester attack


Whatever happens in the election, Jeremy Corbyn has earned his place in history. He did this last Friday when he didn’t flee in the face of the Tory attempts to exploit the Manchester atrocity.

The SNP did not deliver a radical decade in office


The Scottish National Party (SNP) has been in control of the Scottish government for just over ten years. Since the 2014 independence referendum it has been the dominant political party in Scotland.

Vote Left in Scotland and take the resistance forward


We call on our readers to vote Left in every constituency—to choose the candidate who is best able to carry forward the fight against austerity and racism and for independence.

Vote for Corbyn—and get May out


A radical general election campaign can make the Tories sweat

Can Corbyn overcome political disillusion?


According to the pundits working class people are abandoning the Labour Party for the Tories.

Tony Cliff matters for socialists today


Tony Cliff was born 100 years ago last weekend, on 20 May 1917. Brought up a Palestinian Jew, he came to Britain in 1946.

Unaffordable bosses - why we need to tax the rich


Whenever an argument is put for reform that could benefit millions of working class people, right wing commentators tell us it is unaffordable or idealistic.

Labour can win - if it comes out fighting


Labour could deliver a shock result if it has radical policies and an insurgent campaign

Will Hamas repeat Fatah’s mistakes by ceding ground to Israel?


Nearly 50 years since Israel occupied Palestine’s West Bank, Gaza Strip and East Jerusalem, Palestinian leaders seem further away than ever from getting Israel to leave.

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