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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.

Karl Marx can spark joy for you


Sarah Bates enjoys Marie Kondo’s new show Tidying Up. But, she writes, its popularity says something deeper about life under capitalism and our relationship to commodities

Ten weeks that shook France


The Yellow Vest movement in France shows no sign of fading away after ten weeks of protests, blockades and battles with police. Charlie Kimber looks at what the movement shows about struggle—and asks how it can win

The return of ‘scientific’ racism


Far right biological determinism is creeping back on to campuses. Alistair Farrow looks at its horrible history and why we need to resist the pseudoscience of race

Making sense of Labour


Thousands have joined Labour hoping it can transform society. A new edition of The Labour Party—a Marxist History says the nature of the party shapes how it acts. Authors Donny Gluckstein and Charlie Kimber explain how their book can help activists in the struggle for change

Rosa Luxemburg - a fighter for revolution


One hundred years ago this week right wing paramilitaries killed the revolutionary Rosa Luxemburg—on the orders of a reformist, social democratic party.

The winter of discontent showed workers’ power


Forty years ago a Labour Party government was close to declaring a state of emergency due to militant strikes

1919—Britain in revolt


One hundred years ago protests and strikes shook the state

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