Socialist Worker


Catalonia declares independence after people power defies state blackmail

People all over Catalonia are celebrating the long-awaited declaration of independence by the Catalan parliament.

Catalonian independence hangs in the balance as Puigdemont hesitates

 The Spanish state is on the attack. Only radical measures can repulse the assault.

Protesters say “don't give into the Spanish state”

Catalan president Carles Puigdemont seems ready to bow to pressure from the Spanish state by dissolving parliament for new elections.

Lies unravel about US military raid in Niger

The lies peddled by the United States political and military elite about the deaths of soldiers in West Africa are falling apart - as Socialist Worker predicted

Trump’s Muslim ban is foiled again

Protesters in the US celebrated a victory as injunctions delayed the implementation of president Donald Trump’s third travel ban on Wednesday of last week.

Fury as Nazi MPs enter the German parliament

Half of the Alternative for Germany party’s new MPs are linked to fascist groups, says Tomáš Tengely-Evans

Breaking point in Catalonia as Spanish state begins push for direct rule

The political crisis between the government of the Spanish state and Catalonia has deepened again.

Mogadishu bomb exposes the brutal legacy of US imperialism in Somalia

A truck bomb in Mogadishu in Somalia last Saturday killed at least 320 people and injured hundreds more.

Right gains in Austrian election are a warning to anti-racists

The Austrian general election was a further warning of the danger of the far right.

Movement back on the streets in Catalonia

The Spanish state could regain the upper hand if the mass movement is demobilised, writes Dave Sewell

Hamas surrenders Gaza Strip to Fatah


Iraq attacks Kurds to halt breakaway


Austrian Tories open the door to the fascists

The elections in Austria have shown a sharp move to the right. They are a further warning of the danger of the far right exploiting the bitterness in society.

Updated: Solidarity call after Puigdemont betrays hopes of Catalan independence

Catalan president Carles Puigdemont has betrayed the hopes of the movement for independence from Spain by saying that “dialogue” must come first.

Catalan movement needs to stay on streets to beat right

The Spanish state is fighting tooth and nail to undermine any declaration of independence by the Catalan government. It will take the power of the working class to win

Fighting for LGBT+ rights in Egypt

A vicious homophobic campaign is underway in Egypt.

Tories’ racist agenda in Austria has boosted the fascist Freedom Party

Austrian parliamentary elections on Sunday could see the fascist Freedom Party return to government as part of a right wing coalition.

Trump’s threats over Iran deal can plunge him into new crisis

Trump is ratcheting up tensions against Iran

Workers’ mobilisation can help to win the next crucial test for Catalan independence

The government of Catalonia is days away from a decisive test. It has a clear mandate from voters to declare independence from Spain—and a threat from the Spanish government to shut it down if it doesn’t drop the idea.

GALLERY - Workers stage a general strike in Catalonia

Workers staged a general strike in Catalonia on Tuesday of this week, following a huge vote for independence on Sunday.

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