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Who would gain from a ‘People’s Vote’?

Who would gain from a ‘People’s Vote’? There is growing momentum behind calls for a ‘People’s Vote’ over Brexit. Support ranges from big business and right wing liberals to left wingers and union leaders. Sadie Robinson and Sarah Bates look at the campaign’s aim and how socialists should respond

Fight the far right by challenging racism—not conceding to it

Fight the far right by challenging racism—not conceding to it Some trade unionists want to talk to racist street movements. But victory against the far right doesn’t lie in compromise with its Islamophobia

Oslo deal betrayed Palestinians

Oslo deal betrayed Palestinians The Oslo Accords signed 25 years ago helped Israel tighten its grip on Palestine. They enshrined the two-state solution that has been since exposed as a sham, writes Nick Clark

Ten years from Lehman Brothers—The day the system nearly collapsed

Ten years from Lehman Brothers—The day the system nearly collapsed When US banking giant Lehman Brothers collapsed a decade ago, it marked the beginning of a gigantic crash that bosses still want us to pay for today.

The TUC—Managing Workers’ Anger

The TUC—Managing Workers’ Anger The TUC union federation is celebrating 150 years. Workers have won many gains through their unions—but their leaders have little to be proud of, writes Sadie Robinson

Murder in Yemen—Saudi coalition crimes revealed

Murder in Yemen—Saudi coalition crimes revealed A UN panel of experts has released a damning report into the Saudi-led war in Yemen, revealing widespread use of torture. Nick Clark unpacks the evidence

Chemnitz—A warning from Germany


Several thousand Nazis went on the rampage against migrants and left wingers in Chemnitz, eastern Germany, on the August bank holiday weekend. Gabi Engelhardt from Aufstehen Gegen Rassismus (Stand Against Racism) Chemnitz spoke to the Marx21 socialist magazine about what’s fuelled the far right—and how to push it back

Does the crisis in Venezuela show that socialism can’t work?


The right in Britain and internationally have held up the economic and social crisis in Venezuela as evidence that any kind of economic alternative to capitalism is impossible.

Activists speak out on the IHRA definition - it’s not antisemitic to stand up for Palestine


Jeremy Corbyn and the Labour Party are under pressure over how the party defines antisemitism. The right wants Labour to agree that it’s antisemitic to say “the existence of a state of Israel is a racist endeavour”.

The Black September massacre 1970


The media is using the Black September group’s hostage-taking of Israeli athletes in 1972 to attack Jeremy Corbyn. Nick Clark looks at the history of massacre, defeat and betrayal in the fight for Palestinian liberation that led to it

New book remembers when women workers struck and won equal pay at Trico


In 1976 a group of women workers struck for equal pay—and won. The 21-week walkout became the longest successful strike for equal pay in Britain. But many people have never heard of it.

How the Anti Nazi League beat back the fascists


Labour’s John McDonnell’s recent call for a movement “emulating the work of Anti Nazi League” was incredibly important. Paul Holborow, who co-founded the organisation, looks at its history and its legacy

Flint—the tale of a city poisoned


US journalist Anna Clark has covered the Flint water scandal since 2014 and has released a new book, The Poisoned City. She spoke to Alistair Farrow about how racism and poverty combined with greed to create disaster

Debate: Corbyn, Labour and the future of politics


Author and Labour Party member Mark Perryman debates leading Socialist Workers Party member Mark L Thomas on whether socialists should be in Labour

‘Fear works if you cave in’—Ilan Pappe on Israel, Palestine and antisemitism


Ilan Pappe, a leading Israeli-born historian and anti-Zionist, on how to combat claims that opposing Israel is antisemitic

The disgusting US racists funding Tommy Robinson


The jailing of Nazi figurehead Tommy Robinson has acted as a focal point for fascists across the world. Alistair Farrow investigates his international backers

Ready for fraction - the Tory love-in with frackers and the resistance


On the last day of parliament before their summer holidays, the government snuck out final approval for fracking to go ahead in Lancashire. Activists tell Sarah Bates they are determined to keep resisting

Why protectionism won't protect workers' jobs


Competing world leaders plan tariffs on trade—and some on the left back them. But these measures have nothing to do with protecting workers, argues Tomáš Tengely-Evans

Is the world going back to the 1930s?


The growth of right wing populism and fascism provokes fears of a re-run of a disastrous decade

Meet the Americans taking on Trump


Activists from across the US spoke to Alistair Farrow

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