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
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 a report into racism and corruption around the murder of Stephen Lawrence returned a verdict of insititutional racism. What’s changed?
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
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
How the Pink Tide ebbed and what can be done to stop the reactionaries
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
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
An inspiring struggle by Los Angeles teachers has shown the power of the US working class to resist Trump and the bosses.
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
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
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
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
One hundred years ago this week right wing paramilitaries killed the revolutionary Rosa Luxemburg—on the orders of a reformist, social democratic party.
Forty years ago a Labour Party government was close to declaring a state of emergency due to militant strikes
One hundred years ago protests and strikes shook the state
Brazil’s new president Jair Bolsonaro will be inaugurated on 1 January. He associates himself with the military dictatorship that ruled between 1964 and 1985, a regime of death squads and torture.
Ten years ago Israel launched an assault on the Gaza Strip. It left 1,400 people dead and left Gazans with a broken infrastructure that makes life a misery, writes Nick Clark
Millions of people face a miserable Christmas because of the Tories’ hated Universal Credit (UC) benefit. Around 1.1 million currently claim UC, many with dependent children.
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