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A warning from Sydney

Sydney was choking in smoke as Socialist Worker went to press on Tuesday.

Break power of rich to win real change

The ruling class and its hangers on threw everything at Jeremy Corbyn in the run-up to the general election.

Build the resistance as risk of recession grows

News from the German economy last week sent a shiver through bosses across Europe.

Vote for Corbyn and build the fightback

Socialist Worker urges everyone to back Jeremy Corbyn and vote Labour on Thursday.

Strikes and protests show how to build the resistance

Three things in the past week have offered some inspiration and excitement away from the election grind

Rulers’ climate change cop outs burn planet

E arth is experiencing such an acute climate crisis that “once in a century” catastrophes are now becoming regular occurrences

What's behind antisemitism slurs?

The Tories and the Blairites within the Labour Party quickly realised after Jeremy Corbyn’s election as Labour leader that the antisemitism slur was their most effective weapon against him.

Movements show how Labour campaign can be electrified

This week we saw examples of how Labour’s election campaign could be electrified.

Antisemitism fuelled by the right—not Labour

Antisemitism is “sanctioned from the top”—but not, as the Chief Rabbi wrote this week, from the top of the Labour Party.

Ukraine shows splits in the US ruling class

There’s a large element of accident in how Ukraine has come to dominate the impeachment proceedings against Donald Trump

We must take on the rich to win real change

Will a Labour government fulfil Jeremy Corbyn’s promises to “pull down a corrupt system and build a fairer country?”

Will Whatsapp win the election?

Momentum says it’s driving forward path-breaking campaigning methods that will win the election.

Neoliberalism takes revenge in Bolivia

Bad things have been happening lately in Latin America. But the worst to date is the right wing coup in Bolivia

Climate chaos shows a burning need for change

As fires rage through Australia and flood waters rise in Yorkshire, climate catastrophe has rarely felt so imminent.

Moderation from Labour struggles to beat the Tories in general election campaign

The Tories should be reeling. Despite the helping hand Nigel Farage gave Boris Johnson this week the campaign has exposed the ruling class arrogance and racism that runs through the party.

Spending smears are a sign of the storm ahead

No general election would be complete without the Tories denouncing Labour for its irresponsible fiscal plans. The classic example was the 1992 campaign, when John Major’s team first warned against “Labour’s Tax Bombshell”, soon to be followed by “Labour’s Double Whammy—1. More Taxes, 2. Higher Prices.”

A radical campaign can chase the Tories out

This general election is an opportunity to kick out the Tories and break from a decade of austerity, scapegoating of Muslims and migrants, and inaction over climate change.

We deserve better than Tory austerity

The reality of rising debt and falling wages under Tory austerity was laid bare in new research from the TUC union federation released on Tuesday.

The left in Chile has abandoned struggle

The uprising in Chile continues, and it is raising fundamental questions about neoliberalism and even capitalism

Jakarta—a horrifying vision of climate catastrophe

Tens of millions of ordinary people face life in a polluted, flooded, sinking city, reports Sarah Bates

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