Tory chancellor Philip Hammond threw more money at the hated Universal Credit (UC) benefit in this week’s budget. MPs’ fears of unrest because of the impact of UC forced his hand.
The Trump administration is full of surprises. The White House’s Council of Economic Advisers (CEA) has just published a 72-page report called, “The Opportunity Costs of Socialism.”
Arabian activist Ameen Nemer tells Socialist Worker how a journalist’s murder will shine a light on the regime’s brutality
W ith every new detail that emerges, the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi seems as desperate as it was gruesome.
Parliament was set to debate abortion law in Northern Ireland as Socialist Worker went to press on Tuesday.
Francis Fukuyama has published a new book with the remarkably dull title Identity—not that anyone has really noticed. It was very different back in 1992, when The End of History and the Last Man came out.
New revelations this week have underlined the extent of the British state’s spying operation in socialist organisations.
the Stand Up To Racism (SUTR) international conference this Saturday takes place against the background of the growing threat of the far right.
We’ve seen again how hard it has become to manage the Middle East in the interests of Western imperialism. The players this time are the US, Turkey and Saudi Arabia.
Tory health secretary Matt Hancock offered warm words in the run-up to World Mental Health Day on Wednesday.
If the disaster that climate scientists warned of this week is to be avoided, there needs to be radical action.
While Brexit obsesses politicians and commentators, the super-rich apparently are more worried about Jeremy Corbyn.
The left should give no ground to argument that Asian men are more likely to be child abusers, argues Sadie Robinson
People in flood-hit towns and cities in Indonesia have resorted to taking supplies from shops without paying.
A Tory deal has banned asylum seekers from being housed in the north east of England following far right protests.
Pret A Manger killed a teenage girl.
Labour’s deputy leader Tom Watson tried to belittle claims that the spooks were out to undermine Jeremy Corbyn as a “bit John le Carre”.
Shadow chancellor John McDonnell has enraged the Tories and the right wing press by announcing plans to nationalise the water industry, rail and other utilities.
The Daily Express newspaper declared it was Theresa May’s “finest hour” as she defended her Chequers deal on Brexit last weekend.
One thousand Jaguar car workers in the West Midlands are to be put on a three-day week