Low-paid and migrant workers are at the sharp end of cuts and privatisation in the NHS. They face rocketing workloads and bullying bosses. But across north east London 1,000 porters, domestics and cleaners are taking on a multinational to demand higher pay—and showing how to fight, reports Tomáš Tengely-Evans
For the rights of LGBT+ people and women, revolutionary Russia was decades ahead of its time—and shows what is possible when workers unite
Right wingers have always hated women and LGBT+ people—and it’s all because of the capitalist system that wants to control our sexuality, argues Tomáš Tengely-Evans
At around 10pm on Thursday 15 June police stopped a car on the Woodcocks estate, near Tollgate Road, in Beckton, east London. Six days later a 25 year old man who had been travelling in the car was dead.
The left needs clarity in the Brexit debate. Dave Sewell argues that socialists should defend freedom of movement for migrants—and dump the bosses’ single market
The Bolsheviks backed national rights for oppressed groups as a way of overcoming ‘Greater Russian chauvinism’
The Grenfell Tower fire has exposed the deep inequality at the heart of Kensington and Chelsea.
Socialists must fight to defend and extend the right to free, safe and legal abortions
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