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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

How a general strike in the Isle of Man shook the British state in 1918


The 1918 Isle of Man general strike showed the power of organised workers, says John Callow

A tradition of global solidarity


Some on the left argue that defending the EU is about the values of cooperation. But the history of international working class struggle is very different

Karl Marx, workers and revolution


Karl Marx said revolutions would be instrumental in building socialism. Sadie Robinson argues that workers taking mass action is still necessary to change the world

‘It’s time to make a stand against fascism,’ leading activists speak out


Support is growing for Stand Up To Racism’s open letter calling for people to take to the streets against Donald Trump on 13 July and Nazi Tommy Robinson’s supporters on 14 July. Activists spoke to Nick Clark about why they’re building for the protests

Tories crash the NHS birthday bash


The NHS was launched 70 years ago but it now faces multiple challenges from Tories and bosses. Sarah Bates and Tomáš Tengely-Evans look at the attacks that threaten the service

Italy's war on Roma


Italian police wearing white coveralls used crow bars to smash the windows of mobile homes at dawn last Thursday.

Ten crimes of Trump that show why you should protest against him on 13 July


Bigot-in-chief Donald Trump will descend on Britain on Friday 13 July. He is a warmonger, racist and sexist who is admired by the far right. Alistair Farrow looks at the reasons to join the protests against this dangerous reactionary

After big far right marches for Tommy Robinson - how we can beat the Nazis


The far right are on the march, and aligned with hardened fascists. Tomáš Tengely-Evans argues that we can defeat them by mass campaigns and confronting them on the streets

How can we get justice for Grenfell victims?


Thursday 14 June marks one year since a fire ripped through Grenfell Tower in west London, killing at least 72 people.

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

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