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Genocide in Rwanda—25 years on

Horrific killings 25 years ago were rooted in colonialism, economic crisis and scapegoating

Pay to play—Developers conspire to segregate playgrounds between rich and poor

A scandal over access to a communal play area has raised wider questions about the ownership of public space under capitalism, writes Alistair Farrow

Brexit broke the bosses' system

It’s little wonder that so many people are frustrated and fatigued by the Brexit shambles. For the last three years Theresa May has manoeuvred

How did Mussolini’s fascists come to power?

Tomáš Tengely-Evans looks at the birth of Italian fascism 100 years on

School strikes—a climate of hope

After a reported 1.5 million people join school strikes over climate change, Sarah Bates reports from the walkout in London—and looks at where the movement could go next

North Africa - from a democratic uprising to revolution

The massive protests that have gripped Algeria in recent weeks are inspiring. How can they win?

What is socialism and can it work?

As thousands take to the streets to fight for climate action and against racism, Tomáš Tengely-Evans and Alistair Farrow look at what kind of society can fight the injustices of capitalism

Is opposing the Israeli state antisemitic?

As Labour faces accusations of antisemitism, Nick Clark explains why the Israeli state is a racist endeavour and why solidarity with Palestine is crucial

The Comintern - organising to fight for a global revolution

Revolutionaries formed the Comintern 100 years ago. Simon Basketter says this was a world-shaping event and that its activities still hold lessons for socialists today

‘We have millions of reasons to protest’ on International Women’s Day

On International Women's Day, 8 March, mass protests and strikes are planned in some countries. Sadie Robinson spoke to some of the activists involved.

After climate walkouts, school strikers say - ‘This is just the start’

A new movement against climate catastrophe is growing across the world. Sarah Bates spoke to the school students who organised the first climate strike in Britain, and who are now preparing for the next round on 15 March

Labour—a party of conflict

Tensions inside Labour aren’t a result of Corbynism, but of fundamental differences within a party that tries to both maintain and challenge the state

Clamping the bosses—Camden traffic wardens' strike

Jenny is glad she lives in a different London borough to the one she works in. That’s because Jenny is a traffic warden, and the abuse she suffers would make her fear leaving her home.

Twenty years after Macpherson report - racism is still at the heart of the system

Twenty years a report into racism and corruption around the murder of Stephen Lawrence returned a verdict of insititutional racism. What’s changed?

We will be united against racism on 16 March

Activists are gearing up for an international day of protest against racism and fascism on 16 March. Organisers from the US and Europe spoke to Socialist Worker about how they’re mobilising to beat back the right

Jamaica - a history of racism and revolt

Mass deportations to Jamaica follow a long line of racist attacks on people of Caribbean descent—but that history also shows that people always resist, writes Nick Clark

Latin America and the rise of the right

How the Pink Tide ebbed and what can be done to stop the reactionaries

Why does Labour give in to myths about immigration?

Labour failed to stop the Tories’ racist Immigration Bill last week. Nick Clark argues it’s more than a fear of losing votes that leads the party towards supporting immigration controls

Tanks on the streets of Glasgow to stop revolt in 1919

Strikes and protests in Glasgow 100 years ago showed the power of workers to bring a city to its knees. It also showed the lengths the British state will go to stop them, writes Gerry Mooney

Los Angeles teachers’ strike—a lesson in how to fight

An inspiring struggle by Los Angeles teachers has shown the power of the US working class to resist Trump and the bosses.

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