Former Labour MP Tam Dalyell, who died last week, should be remembered as a principled opponent of the lies used to justify wars.
What happened to me illustrates perfectly one of the issues at the heart of the dispute with Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR)—Southern’s owner—and the Aslef and RMT unions.
Socialists defend refugees’ rights and argue for open borders in principle. Therefore it is often accepted as obvious that we support the freedom of movement inside the European Union (EU).
A helicopter shuttling workers between the Elgin and West Franklin platforms ran into difficulties resulting in the chopper coming inches away from falling into the sea, an offshore worker writes
The long overdue spotlight on the horrendous sexual abuse of youngsters in football has shocked millions.
The Stand Up To Racism (SUTR)campaign has really caught the mood of people wanting to fight racism here on the West Sussex coast.
Durham County Council has left itself open to the “threat of equal pay claim” from other employees—but our teaching assistants (TAs) are paying the price.
At a recent meeting my union branch—health workers in the Unite union—affiliated to Stand Up To Racism (SUTR). They agreed for me to write an SUTR article in every issue of our monthly newsletter.
Prisons are violent cesspits that the Tories make even worse
A big campaign has taken off in Cambridgeshire to defend nursery schools. Last week parents, governors, teachers, support staff, Labour councillors, the local MP and others joined together to launch the campaign.
The government’s claims to help Employment Support Allowance (ESA) sickness benefit claimants into work are ridiculous.
The events in Calais last week exposed the incompetence and the brutality of both the British and French governments.
The Aberfan disaster of 1966 happened on a Friday (Socialist Worker, 19 October), and broadcasts told people to keep away. But by the Saturday evening, they’d put out an appeal for people to relieve those who were there.
We need unity in action to combat the rise of the far right across Europe. That was the message to take away from the Stand Up To Racism conference.
At Glasgow High Court last Wednesday, Ronnie Coulter was found guilty of the murder of Surjit Singh Chhokar.
In the past when the Labour right has not been able to rely on the trade union bureaucracy to bolster its position, it has tacked left.
New grammar schools won't do what Theresa May says they will, a former teacher writes
I was among the Orgreave Truth and Justice Campaign members who met home secretary Amber Rudd in parliament last week.
The murder of Clodagh Hawe and her children by her husband Alan, and storylines in popular soaps, have put domestic violence under the media spotlight.
I’m 18 and about to start a Bachelors degree. I’m also from a working class family in the North, that huge part of England the government doesn’t seem to know exists.