Beginning in the capital Petrograd, the revolution quickly convulsed the vast Russian empire in struggles
Are workers the most conservative? Tomáš Tengely-Evans argues the election results tell a different story
A catalogue of right wingers and rogues within the Labour Party want to work with the Tories and bosses.
It’s a myth that the Bolsheviks were repressive dictators. Open debate was central to their revolutionary method
Trade unionists, Labour Party members and campaigners spoke to Socialist Worker about how we can force the Tories from office.
Simon Basketter looks at the brutal history of British imperialism in Ireland and the long-standing relationship between the Tories and Unionist bigots
Fifty years ago Israel launched the Six Day War in a bid to shore up its relationship with the US and its murderous rule over Palestine, writes Nick Clark
Politicians across the spectrum, from the Tories to Labour, accept the myth that migrants are to blame for lower wages. But striking migrant workers are pushing wages up
Colonel Manuel Noriega was a dictator and drug-runner. But he was also a bought and paid-for stooge of US imperialism.
Alexander Kerensky started out on the side of the revolution but betrayed workers’ and soldiers’ demands for an end to the war
Terrorist attacks are often a brutal response to a brutal world, explains Simon Basketter—and the only way to end the violence is to transform the society that breeds it
We are told regularly that, unlike dictatorships, ‘the people’ govern Britain. But, says Dave Sewell, it’s the unelected rich and powerful that really have their hands on the wheel
Working class sailors in the Baltic Fleet were the revolution’s powerhouse—and later the victims of its isolation and decline
Daniel Morgan was murdered on 10 March 1987. His body was found in a car park in south London.
Most of the media and mainstream politicians don’t think much of ordinary people.
Alistair Farrow looks at the power of the media—and its limits
The Tories tell us we can’t afford to spend on public services. That’s a bit rich, writes Charlie Kimber
Fifty years ago on Friday, Maria Styllou was among those who occupied the Greek embassy in London in response to a coup in Greece. She explains how the coup happened and what it means
One hospital is giving out leaflets telling patients without the right papers to pay up or risk being kicked out of Britain. Dave Sewell continues our investigation into the racist clampdown in the NHS
There is a constant battle for which ideas win out in society, argues Sadie Robinson. And when workers begin to fight back they turn all the normal ideas they’re fed upside down