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How a general strike in the Isle of Man shook the British state in 1918


The 1918 Isle of Man general strike showed the power of organised workers, says John Callow

A tradition of global solidarity


Some on the left argue that defending the EU is about the values of cooperation. But the history of international working class struggle is very different

Karl Marx, workers and revolution


Karl Marx said revolutions would be instrumental in building socialism. Sadie Robinson argues that workers taking mass action is still necessary to change the world

‘It’s time to make a stand against fascism,’ leading activists speak out


Support is growing for Stand Up To Racism’s open letter calling for people to take to the streets against Donald Trump on 13 July and Nazi Tommy Robinson’s supporters on 14 July. Activists spoke to Nick Clark about why they’re building for the protests

Tories crash the NHS birthday bash


The NHS was launched 70 years ago but it now faces multiple challenges from Tories and bosses. Sarah Bates and Tomáš Tengely-Evans look at the attacks that threaten the service

Italy's war on Roma


Italian police wearing white coveralls used crow bars to smash the windows of mobile homes at dawn last Thursday.

Ten crimes of Trump that show why you should protest against him on 13 July


Bigot-in-chief Donald Trump will descend on Britain on Friday 13 July. He is a warmonger, racist and sexist who is admired by the far right. Alistair Farrow looks at the reasons to join the protests against this dangerous reactionary

After big far right marches for Tommy Robinson - how we can beat the Nazis


The far right are on the march, and aligned with hardened fascists. Tomáš Tengely-Evans argues that we can defeat them by mass campaigns and confronting them on the streets

How can we get justice for Grenfell victims?


Thursday 14 June marks one year since a fire ripped through Grenfell Tower in west London, killing at least 72 people.

Grenfell survivor speaks out - ‘Some of us tried to raise the alarm before the fire’


Antonio Roncalato escaped from Grenfell Tower on 14 June last year. He spoke to Socialist Worker about how survivors have been failed in the aftermath of the fire

Smears, crimes and lies - the people and firms responsible for the Grenfell disaster


The Grenfell Tower fire was a crime against the working class made possible by a system that puts profit before ordinary people’s lives.

Fire safety professional speaks out - Greed failed people at Grenfell, not firefighters


A fire safety professional spoke to Socialist Worker about how the refurbishment of Grenfell Tower put people at risk—and the experiences of firefighters who fought the blaze

Grenfell campaigner - ‘We have to fight to get justice in the here and now’


Justice4Grenfell was set up in the days following the fire in the absence of a response from the authorities.

Marxism and Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour Party


The Labour leadership claims to be influenced by the writings of Karl Marx. But Charlie Kimber argues his ideas are about much more than just a critique of capitalism

Iran hit by strike wave


A growing strike wave has hit in recent months. Iranian socialist Peyman Jafari spoke to Socialist Worker about a series of militant strikes rocking the state—and how workers’ actions offer a vision for change

The real face of Tommy Robinson


Tommy Robinson’s jailing has become a rallying point for racists across Britain. Tomáš Tengely-Evans looks at why the fascist poster-boy is a real threat

Biggest strike against privatisation in years—Road to Wigan Cheer


The NHS is threatened with a new form of privatisation. The rise of the wholly-owned subsidiary is bosses’ latest wheeze to sell off hospitals in England through the back door. But hundreds of workers in Lancashire are striking back. Tomáš Tengely-Evans joined the picket line in Wigan

Getting the bigots on the back foot in Ireland


Sinead is one of tens of thousands of women who have been forced to leave Ireland to access abortion services.

How can Palestine be free?


Palestinians have bravely fought Israel through both armed struggle and mass mobilisations. But, argues Nick Clark, it will take revolution in the Middle East to win liberation

A British passport to prejudice


Sarah Bates and Alistair Farrow spoke to immigration lawyers about how the Tories' ‘hostile environment’ for migrants policy is still tearing apart the lives of tens of thousands of people

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