Journalists and politicians like politics to be a game for a few specialists, with ordinary people spectators at best. But we have the power to throw them into crisis
A series of strikes by shipyard workers in Birkenhead has won widespread support—and has the potential to push back bosses’ job cuts
A renewed wave of rebellion is taking place worldwide to take on the threat of catastrophic climate change
Leading Leave and Remain supporters have found an issue that unites them—drawing up new ways to control immigration.
How should a Corbyn government deal with enemies that have deep roots in the establishment, asks Nick Clark
From Hungary, to Italy, to Brazil, to the US, racists and fascists are growing. Charlie Kimber looks at what’s behind this terrifying growth—and how we can stop it
Thousands of people will march in London on 17 November against the rise of racism and fascism. Activists spoke to Socialist Worker about the renewed threat from the right—and what needs to be done to fight it
A revolution in Germany that erupted 100 years ago this month rocked Europe’s rulers and put a socialist world on the agenda. Tomáš Tengely-Evans looks at how the revolt showed the power of workers to liberate themselves—and to end bloody war.
Far right Jair Bolsonaro is a threat to workers and the oppressed. But the potential power of those who oppose him means it’s possible to stop his project, argues Alistair Farrow
As director Mike Leigh’s film tells the story of the Peterloo massacre, Simon Basketter argues the events show how the ruling class reacts when its position is threatened
Working class women make Glasgow. That’s the message last week’s stunning 48-hour strike sent out as Glasgow City Council (GCC) services ground to a halt.
Anti-racists from across Europe vowed to step up the fight against the far right and racism at the Stand Up To Racism (SUTR) international conference in central London last Saturday.
Fifty years ago this month the Mexican state launched a brutal crackdown on protesting students. The result was carnage but not the end of resistance
The Tories’ rollout of Universal Credit has driven thousands of working class people into hunger, homelessness and debt—and some to death. People living through the war on benefits told Sadie Robinson
why it should be scrapped
Brazilian socialist Valerio Arcary spoke to Socialist Worker about the dangerous advance of Jair Bolsonaro
Tories and others claim that they can undermine the far right by being more racist. But as Tomáš Tengely-Evans explains, conceding to the fascists’ ideas just boosts them
McDonald’s, Wetherspoon and TGI Fridays strikers on their fight and how they organised
Fifty years ago this week an attack on a Derry civil rights march led to one of the biggest revolts against British rule in Northern Ireland. Simon Basketter tells the story
The week after the Derry events Socialist Worker ran a front page story by Eamonn McCann. We reproduce an abridged version below
A new inquiry is set to look at the decades of secrecy shrouding the use of contaminated blood in Britain. Thousands died as a result of being given blood that experts knew was infected with Hepatitis C. Sadie Robinson spoke to those fighting for justice