Rapid capitalist development in Russian cities gave birth to a working class that dug the Tsar and capitalism’s grave
People across the political spectrum acknowledge that racism exists, but its origins are shrouded in mystery—deliberately so.
As tens of thousands of people get ready to march for the NHS in London tomorrow, Blyth Brentnall looks at what’s causing the NHS crisis—and pins the blame on austerity and privatisation
As pundits argue that Labour can only win if it dumps Jeremy Corbyn’s left wing policies, Dave Sewell looks at what is really behind the party’s problems
A century ago this week in Russia, the February Revolution ended an ancient dictatorship and began the quest for a new society
On the 80th anniversary of George Orwell’s classic The Road to Wigan Pier, Simon Basketter looks at his account of working class life and the left
Former Guantanamo Bay detainee Moazzam Begg spoke to Alistair Farrow about the deep Islamophobia at the top of society—and how resistance to it gives him hope
A mutiny by soldiers was key to forcing out the Tsar in Russia—and a mass revolt of ordinary people made their rebellion possible
The Tory attacks on both the NHS and social care leave vulnerable people with nowhere to go. Workers spoke to Tomáš Tengely-Evans about two sets of cuts that are creating a crisis—with a real effect on patients’ lives
Before Trump, there was Bush. When Tony Blair rolled out the red carpet for his hated mate in the White House, mass protests ruined their royal tea party
Britain is divided into “two distinct classes—those who own property and those who are getting poorer”.
It’s not migrants who are draining the NHS - and laws to deny them free care are costing lives
Workers and soldiers spontaneously rose up against the Tsar many times—but it took organisation to carry this through to victory
Revolts repeatedly break out, but they don’t always win. The Bolshevik party in Russia showed how socialist organisation plays a critical role in driving revolutions forward to victory
The Mensheviks were revolutionaries, but ended up siding with forces opposed to the Russian Revolution. How did this happen?
The racist Ukip party hopes it can win the Stoke-on-Trent by-election as the press feeds an atmosphere of anti-migrant racism, but Nick Clark finds Labour’s problems go deeper than its failure to offer an anti-racist alternative
Twelve years before the 1917 Russian Revolution, another uprising shook the Tsarist regime to its core
After two weeks of mass resistance to new US president Donald Trump, Simon Basketter looks at the power of protests and where it can lead
After huge protests against Donald Trump, activists from across the United States told Socialist Worker about how they’re organising to bring down the monster in the White House
Tomáš Tengely-Evans looks at what created the Nazi genocide—and how to make sure it’s not repeated