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Grenfell survivor speaks out - ‘Some of us tried to raise the alarm before the fire’


Antonio Roncalato escaped from Grenfell Tower on 14 June last year. He spoke to Socialist Worker about how survivors have been failed in the aftermath of the fire

Smears, crimes and lies - the people and firms responsible for the Grenfell disaster


The Grenfell Tower fire was a crime against the working class made possible by a system that puts profit before ordinary people’s lives.

Fire safety professional speaks out - Greed failed people at Grenfell, not firefighters


A fire safety professional spoke to Socialist Worker about how the refurbishment of Grenfell Tower put people at risk—and the experiences of firefighters who fought the blaze

Grenfell campaigner - ‘We have to fight to get justice in the here and now’


Justice4Grenfell was set up in the days following the fire in the absence of a response from the authorities.

Marxism and Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour Party


The Labour leadership claims to be influenced by the writings of Karl Marx. But Charlie Kimber argues his ideas are about much more than just a critique of capitalism

Iran hit by strike wave


A growing strike wave has hit in recent months. Iranian socialist Peyman Jafari spoke to Socialist Worker about a series of militant strikes rocking the state—and how workers’ actions offer a vision for change

The real face of Tommy Robinson


Tommy Robinson’s jailing has become a rallying point for racists across Britain. Tomáš Tengely-Evans looks at why the fascist poster-boy is a real threat

Biggest strike against privatisation in years—Road to Wigan Cheer


The NHS is threatened with a new form of privatisation. The rise of the wholly-owned subsidiary is bosses’ latest wheeze to sell off hospitals in England through the back door. But hundreds of workers in Lancashire are striking back. Tomáš Tengely-Evans joined the picket line in Wigan

Getting the bigots on the back foot in Ireland


Sinead is one of tens of thousands of women who have been forced to leave Ireland to access abortion services.

How can Palestine be free?


Palestinians have bravely fought Israel through both armed struggle and mass mobilisations. But, argues Nick Clark, it will take revolution in the Middle East to win liberation

A British passport to prejudice


Sarah Bates and Alistair Farrow spoke to immigration lawyers about how the Tories' ‘hostile environment’ for migrants policy is still tearing apart the lives of tens of thousands of people

Back this health workers’ fight to stop outsourcing


An inspiring battle by a group of Lancashire NHS workers can help roll back the tide of privatisation in the health service, writes Tomáš Tengely-Evans

What’s the deal in Iran?


Nick Clark looks at how decades of Western rulers’ meddling in Iran have meant coups, repression and war. But recent movements also show potential for resistance

The Nakba shows why it’s right to oppose Israel


The 70th anniversary of the Nakba, when Palestinians were driven from their land, shows why it’s right to show solidarity with Zionism’s victims

‘Kill all the Gentlemen’—tales of rural revolts


In his new history of countryside struggles in England, Martin Empson shows how ordinary people have always fought for their rights—and what’s needed for them to win

What to read by, and about, Karl Marx


A look at where socialists who are interested in Marx's ideas should start

Making a Marx on history—celebrating 200 years since Karl Marx's birth


Alex Callinicos looks at the lasting legacy of the great revolutionary

Standing in the way of privatised education - the battle against academies in Newham


An inspiring battle in east London has breathed new life into the fight to stop academies. Two socialist activists, Carolyn McGrath and Miriam Scharf, spoke to Socialist Worker about how the campaign was built – and how others can take up the struggle elsewhere

Paris in spring 1968 - fifty years on from a working class revolt that shook the state


The story of what happened in France in May 1968 is a reminder to never despair about the potential of workers to resist. Fifty years ago this month workers in France waged a struggle that shook the government and the state.

Join the protests against the Football Lads Alliance


Racists and fascists want to bring Islamophobia onto the streets of London and Manchester next month. Activists spoke to Tomáš Tengely-Evans about why they’re joining the mobilisations to stop them

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