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
This was the last interview Salman Rushdie gave before he went into hiding. We re-publish it as an important document from the time
Hassan Mahamdallie looks at what was behind the anger at Salman Rushdie's The Satanic Verses, and how a new form of racism flourished in its wake
Some trade unionists want to talk to racist street movements. But victory against the far right doesn’t lie in compromise with its Islamophobia
There is growing momentum behind calls for a ‘People’s Vote’ over Brexit. Support ranges from big business and right wing liberals to left wingers and union leaders. Sadie Robinson and Sarah Bates look at the campaign’s aim and how socialists should respond
The Oslo Accords signed 25 years ago helped Israel tighten its grip on Palestine. They enshrined the two-state solution that has been since exposed as a sham, writes Nick Clark
When US banking giant Lehman Brothers collapsed a decade ago, it marked the beginning of a gigantic crash that bosses still want us to pay for today.
The TUC union federation is celebrating 150 years. Workers have won many gains through their unions—but their leaders have little to be proud of, writes Sadie Robinson
A UN panel of experts has released a damning report into the Saudi-led war in Yemen, revealing widespread use of torture. Nick Clark unpacks the evidence
Several thousand Nazis went on the rampage against migrants and left wingers in Chemnitz, eastern Germany, on the August bank holiday weekend. Gabi Engelhardt from Aufstehen Gegen Rassismus (Stand Against Racism) Chemnitz spoke to the Marx21 socialist magazine about what’s fuelled the far right—and how to push it back
The right in Britain and internationally have held up the economic and social crisis in Venezuela as evidence that any kind of economic alternative to capitalism is impossible.
Jeremy Corbyn and the Labour Party are under pressure over how the party defines antisemitism. The right wants Labour to agree that it’s antisemitic to say “the existence of a state of Israel is a racist endeavour”.
The media is using the Black September group’s hostage-taking of Israeli athletes in 1972 to attack Jeremy Corbyn. Nick Clark looks at the history of massacre, defeat and betrayal in the fight for Palestinian liberation that led to it