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We must overcome the dangerous divisions in the working class

The Brexit referendum revealed a united ruling class and a divided working class. A few eccentrics aside, big business backed Britain’s membership of the European Union (EU). They are now united in mourning the result of the vote.

Uptick of struggle reflects a political crisis in the US

Alistair Farrow spoke to activists from the US about the growing movement against racist attacks—and for a better system

Our rulers’ crisis is no spectator sport

Britain’s rulers breathed a sigh of relief when Theresa May became prime minister without the need for a vote. But don’t believe everything is now calm.

Tory leaders are no friend of women

Theresa May has made the Tory party the most progressive party in Britain according to right wing newspapers.

Iraq Poem by Alan Gibbons

Author and campaigner Alan Gibbons sent Socialist Worker this poem yesterday, in the wake of the publication of the Chilcot report.

Blair’s Iraq war—a disaster on all sides

The evil influence that Tony Blair exerts on British politics has been on display as his creatures in the Parliamentary Labour Party mount their coup against Jeremy Corbyn.

Put capital on trial

Three bankers were found guilty of manipulating global interest rates this week.

Don’t let the elite’s crisis go to waste

Boris Johnson and Ukip politician Nigel Farage have followed David Cameron into the sunset.

After the EU vote - where do ideas come from and how do they change?

Marxism can help explain why some workers have racist ideas and how that can change, writes Alistair Farrow

Empires are weaker after the shock of Brexit split

The vote to leave the European Union (EU) last week hasn’t just plunged the Tories and British ruling class into crisis. It has struck a blow against US imperialism and the EU bosses’ club, which imposes austerity across the continent.

Social change never comes without turmoil—we have to seize the time

Britain’s rulers face seismic political questions after the Leave vote—and none have any answer.

Don't leave anger at the establishment to the racist right in EU referendum

Labour MP Jo Cox’s horrible murder has haunted the final days of the European Union (EU) referendum campaign. It is now known that her attacker is an open Nazi.

Workers must reject our rulers' racism

Both the official Remain and Leave have shown utter contempt for working class people.

Let’s take advantage of the establishment’s crisis

The European Union (EU) referendum has exposed the depth of the crisis in the British political establishment—and that's good

Workers are right to reject Cameron’s EU

David Cameron has handed his fate to the Labour Party. According to the Financial Times newspaper, he is “passing the baton to Labour’s leading figures to try to lure back working class voters veering towards Brexit”.

The environmental crisis needs political solutions, not technical ones

Any news that indicates it might be possible to reduce the amount of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere is enthusiastically celebrated. But there is a problem with the latest technological solutions.

The rich, not migrants, are a drain on society

Politicians have been scrambling to outbid each other in attacking migrants as the European Union (EU) referendum looms closer.

The EU is no friend to workers

The Trades Union Congress (TUC) and most trade union leaders have played a disgraceful role during the EU referendum debate.

Would leaving the EU get rid of our rights?

People who defend the European Union (EU) often argue that it protects human rights and that these cannot be taken away, under any circumstance.

Oh yes? What would Churchill do in the EU vote?

David Cameron believes that Winston Churchill would vote Remain on 23 June. Boris Johnson claims that Churchill would have been a Brexiter. Who is right? Who cares? Tories.

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