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Alexandra Kollontai—a fighter from the struggle


Writings From The Struggle contains new translations of Alexandra Kollontai’s work. Isabel Ringrose looks at a revolutionary committed to liberation and socialism

Workers hold the power


Those at the top of society tell workers that they have no power. Sadie Robinson looks at recent school stoppages and says that workers can halt the assaults on ordinary people

Breaking up with marriage—why our relationships matter to our rulers


With a new law making divorce easier set to be passed in Britain this year, Sarah Bates asks why the people at the top of society still care about marriage

Islamophobia—the hate the state made


Rulers across the world are planning fresh assaults on Muslims in 2021

New report proves inequality has made the pandemic worse 


Austerity and racism combined with Covid-19 to cause many thousands of deaths, says a health expert’s new analysis. Tomáš Tengely-Evans investigates

Tunisia in revolt—ten years on


Ten years have passed since the start of the Tunisian revolution. Nick Clark explains how it toppled a dictator, encouraged more fightbacks, and shook the world

Kensington and Chelsea—a tale of two cities


In west London, people in poverty live side by side with some of the richest families in Britain. Isabel Ringrose looks at the lives of all the residents living in the shadow of Grenfell Tower

War crimes—the West’s hidden horrors in Afghanistan


Murders, torture and massacres—that’s the reality of the war in Afghanistan exposed by a report into Australian war crimes. And for all its denial, Britain is just as guilty

Indian farmers join mass action after Modi government attacks 


Tens of thousands of farmers are confronting measures pushed through by Narendra Modi’s government.

Capital, the system and jobs chaos


Millions of people have been thrown onto the jobs scrapheap this year. Tomáš Tengely-Evans looks at how the capitalist system uses unemployment

Engels—200 years on


Two centuries after the birth of revolutionary and socialist theorist Frederick Engels, Sarah Bates examines a life and legacy that goes beyond collaborating with Karl Marx

Terror and trauma—victims tell the terrible truth about the Tories’ ‘hostile environment’ policy


As the Tories push through another deportation flight to Jamaica, Tomáš Tengely-Evans spoke to three families battling for justice. Their stories give a snapshot of the daily terror inflicted by Britain’s racist immigration system and the hostile environment

Why the Labour left loses


Keir Starmer is waging a war on the left in Labour. Nick Clark explains how the party’s structures and methods mean the left is always at the mercy of the right

The drug lords’ pandemic profit


How did public funds meant to help us find a vaccine for coronavirus end up in the pockets of some of the richest corporations on the planet? And, why will billions of people still be without hope even when a vaccine emerges?

Mary Wollstonecraft—fighting for women to be free


The erection of a statue of Mary Wollstonecraft in north London has sparked controversy, Sarah Bates goes beyond the headlines to explore her life and legacy

Battered and betrayed but still fighting back - Grenfell activists speak out


As the inquiry into the Grenfell Tower fire continues, many of those struggling as a result of the fire are being sidelined.

Activists speak out—the left’s hope lies outside Labour


Keir Starmer’s suspension of Jeremy Corbyn and the war on the left has sparked arguments about whether the Labour Party is really a vehicle for change. Here members—and some of those who have left in response to the attacks—tell Nick Clark how the witch hunt has changed the party

The Alabama miners strike of 1920—striking a blow at racism


One hundred years ago miners went on strike in Alabama, in the US Deep South. Tomáš Tengely-Evans spoke to historian Brian Kelly about how their action helped to challenge the hold of racial segregation

Spy cops inquiry will not give their victims justice


As the Undercover Policing Inquiry hearings begin, Simon Basketter says this latest chapter will not tell us the whole truth

It’s time to leave Labour


Keir Starmer’s assault on the left shows that Labour is a trap for socialists. It’s time to leave and fight for real change argues Charlie Kimber, editor of Socialist Worker

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