Socialist Worker


University workers build resistance to throw out a rotten deal

A major revolt among rank and file UCU union members in universities is taking place. 

Bankers celebrate relationship with Sir Keir Starmer’s Labour

City spivs are hailing a “sea change” in attitudes towards bankers and bosses from Sir Keir Starmer’s Labour Party.

Devastating critique of SNP and care homes

Police are investigating the deaths of three women at a care home at the centre of a coronavirus outbreak on the Isle of Skye.

Fight to save every job at Tradeteam

Workers at the Tradeteam distribution firm across Britain are preparing to vote on strikes after bosses announced plans to close the Sheffield depot in Tinsley, putting more than 200 jobs at risk.

Parents and teachers could wreck Johnson’s school plan

Boris Johnson said on Sunday that the Tories would push ahead with plans to get more children in schools from Monday of next week

Tories retreat on NHS charge

Anti-racists vowed to step up the fight against NHS charges for migrants after Tory prime minister Boris Johnson was forced into a humiliating U-turn.

Angry cavalcades reject Tory return to work

The feeling of solidarity with NHS workers, and revulsion at an unsafe return to work and schools, was shown by cavalcades and other events across Britain on Thursday

Huge meetings of parents boost fight against unsafe schools opening

Over 580 people joined a meeting in Redbridge, 185 in Coventry and 140 in Hackney

Dyson workers pull rug out from bosses’ feet

A workers’ revolt has stopped a return to work at a Wiltshire engineering company owned by Sir James Dyson, Britain’s richest man.

‘Everything is destroyed’ in wake of Cyclone Amphan

Millions of people in India, Bangladesh and Bhutan have been forced to flee from “super cyclone” Amphan that swept inland from the Indian Ocean on Wednesday. 

Workers, parents and students unite to fight dangerous schools reopening

The Tories’ plan to start reopening schools from 1 June looks “increasingly unlikely” to take place. That’s according to a furious article in the Daily Mail newspaper.

Anthony Grainger killing: ‘words will never be enough to save lives’

The government claims that lessons have been learned almost a year after an inquiry said police were to blame for the killing of Anthony Grainger. But the police responsbile are still not facing trial.

Workers fight Tory push for unsafe schools return

The battle is on to stop the Tories forcing an unsafe reopening of schools from 1 June.

If it’s not safe Asos workers must walk

A suspected coronavirus outbreak at an Asos retail warehouse has sparked calls for the site to be closed while a deep clean is carried out.

It will take a fight to save hundreds of jobs at JCB

Digger maker JCB has said that up to 950 jobs are at risk at its ten plants in Staffordshire, Derbyshire, and Wrexham in north Wales.

Protests over racist attacks

Supporters of Stand Up To Racism (SUTR) in Leicester and Lowestoft have organised socially-distanced protests after racist attacks.

Media feast on tiny turnouts of right wingers on protests

Very small numbers of right wing protesters came out last weekend—and achieved massive publicity from the media.

Transform the streets and tackle climate chaos, says Extinction Rebellion

Extinction Rebellion (XR) vowed there will be “No going back” to the way that the Tories ignored the climate crisis before coronavirus.

Transport services increase, alight here for intensive care

The Tory drive to reopen the economy has forced droves of people into dangerous buses and trains.

Tories slash emergency funding for homeless

Homeless people across England could be thrown back onto the streets after the Tories cut funding for an emergency scheme.

Mobile users! Don't forget to add Socialist Worker to your home screen.