Socialist Worker

News


Join public meeting to defend victimised health worker Karen Reissmann


Supporters of victimised health worker Karen Reissmann plan to hold a public meeting in Manchester on Saturday 19 January.

650 bus drivers join strike across north east England


More than 600 bus drivers struck in County Durham, Teesside and North Yorkshire this week in a fight for better pay.

How can the left get its voice heard over Brexit?


What machinations will May pull to get out of her crisis? And what should the left do to force her out? Tomáš Tengely-Evans says the key is a fight against racism and austerity

Vicious Universal Credit plan is in chaos - now bury it


The Tories have been forced into a drastic retreat over their hated Universal Credit (UC) benefit.

Millions of women line the streets in mass protest over sexism in India


Women in India took part in mass protests against sexism last week—and on Tuesday tens of millions of workers were set to launch a two-day general strike.

Siblings reunite, but this isn’t a happy-ever-after story


In the early 1980s Bobby, Eddy and David, identical triplets, had fifteen minutes of fame. They were on every US chat show couch and even had a cameo with Madonna in Desperately Seeking Susan.

The tiny group controlling England’s water industry


Privatisation has handed just 20 investors over two thirds of England’s water and sewerage supply—and it’s time we took it back, says Charlie Kimber

Refugees speak out on Tories’ sham border crisis


Lost amid the Tory scaremongering over refugees entering Britain are the voices of the refugees themselves.

Fat Cat Friday shows the colossal social divide in Britain


At 1pm on Friday top bosses will have been paid as much as the average worker makes in a year.

Workers on company boards won't stop business as usual for the fat cats


Outsourcing giant Capita has announced it will appoint workers to its board

Divisions in the military put Bolsonaro under pressure


Bolsanoro’s new government is full of contradictions and is unstable—that means that resistance has the potential to defeat it

Protests across Britain as rail fares rise once more


Campaigners, union members and rail passengers staged a national day of action against fare rises on Wednesday.

SWP conference debates where next for the left?


Revolutionaries debated how to shape the political situation at the Socialist Workers Party conference

The Tories stoke racism with a fake crisis in the English Channel


The Tories have manufactured a sham migrant crisis to justify their racism, writes Tomáš Tengely-Evans

Reports round-up - workers at Royal Palaces fight over pension cuts


Workers at three Historic Royal Palaces—the Tower of London, Kensington Palace and Hampton Court Palace—struck for three hours last month

Hillsborough trials set to begin at last


The trials of two men charged in relation to the 1989 Hillsborough football disaster are set to start on 14 January.

The 12th Man - a tale of defiance with a touch too much nationalism


The 12th Man is a tale of violence and pain against a picturesque backdrop.

Threat of walkout delivers win for victimised postal worker


Postal workers in Bristol have won justice for a sacked colleague

Ten more colleges could join walkouts over pay


Workers across 26 colleges in England last month voted by 89 percent for strikes over pay. The overall turnout was 48 percent.

School workers walk out at The Barclay School over academy plan


NEU union members at The Barclay School in Stevenage, Hertfordshire, struck on Wednesday 12 December.

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