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Covid has stirred up the labour market

The general agitation about inflation continues among the bosses

Biden tries to pull Russia into his battle with China

Presidents Putin and Biden met last week for a summit. Socialist Worker investigates what the outcome means for imperialism

Keir Starmer drives people away from Labour

There was more evidence this week that Keir Starmer is both alienating and repulsing sections of people who previously supported Labour.

The Tories ramp up racism

The Tories are ­intensifying their racist attacks.

Tories bank on Brexit divides in Ireland

Why did the Northern Ireland protocol to the Brexit agreement between Britain and the European Union figure so large at the G7 summit in Cornwall?

Why Bitcoin is no game changer for capitalism

Digital currencies made to be untraceable were once touted as a democratic alternative to ‘real money’. Not anymore

Keir Starmer woos union tops

Union conference season is in full swing, so Labour leader Keir Starmer is schmoozing the bureaucrats

Show the red card to Johnson’s racism

Football fans booing England players taking the knee last week is an issue that goes further than sport. It shows how racism is structured and used by the elite.

Huge anger at the Tories lies just beneath the surface

"The Banality of evil” is a phrase coined by the philosopher Hannah Arendt when she was covering the trial of the Nazi war criminal Adolf Eichmann.

British workers don’t benefit from less immigration

As the pandemic forced many migrant workers to return to their home countries, Socialist Worker asks if British workers have benefited.

Resistance gives hope of break from Tory ‘normal’

Everyone wants to get back to normal. But what does that mean? For most people it means being able to go about daily life without restrictions and without fear of picking up and passing on the virus.

Tories push racist myths to divide—open borders for all

The deadline for European Union citizens to apply for the EU Settlement Scheme (EUSS) on 31 June is drawing steadily nearer.

What is behind the fears about inflation?

One issue is dominating discussion of the major economies—inflation. This has to do with both reality and fear.

Daniel Morgan murder report censored

Daniel Morgan was killed with an axe in 1987. Socialist Worker has long argued that the murder and its cover-up lies at the heart of the phone hacking scandal and much more. The police admitted to corruption in the first of the investigations into the murder.

BLM and Palestine—united in struggle

One year ago the police murder of George Floyd sparked waves of anger and resistance around the world.

Israel’s strategy fuels resistance

There was never any doubt that the giant Israeli military machine could inflict terrible death and devastation on Gaza.

One-state is the solution for Palestinian liberation

As the myth of a two-state solution falls apart, Sam Ord argues why a one-state solution will truly free Palestine and end Israeli occupation

Report finds links between class and Covid exposure

A new Office for National Statistics report this week underlined how class has largely determined how much you were exposed to Covid-19.

Britain plays vital role in Israel’s crimes

Britain is complicit in Israel’s murder of Palestinians—and that’s not just because of arms sales.

Rulers failed to prepare for ‘preventable’ Covid-19

Sadie Robinson examines a new report exposing how world leaders’ response to coronavirus warnings led to the current crisis

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