Fifty years ago Detroit, the Motorcity, exploded in five days of rioting. The uprising marked the end of the Civil Rights era and the birth of Black Power
The question of how the revolutionary party relates to all groups in society remains relevant for the struggle today
Capitalism generates environmental damage and climate chaos—but we have the power to stop it by transforming the world, author Ian Angus explained to Dave Sewell
In July 1917 frustration at the Provisional Government led to soldiers’ and workers’ protests that were violently put down
The general election delivered the latest shock to the ruling class. Charlie Kimber says there is a shifting mood in Britain—and asks how we can organise to win real changes
Low-paid and migrant workers are at the sharp end of cuts and privatisation in the NHS. They face rocketing workloads and bullying bosses. But across north east London 1,000 porters, domestics and cleaners are taking on a multinational to demand higher pay—and showing how to fight, reports Tomáš Tengely-Evans
For the rights of LGBT+ people and women, revolutionary Russia was decades ahead of its time—and shows what is possible when workers unite
Right wingers have always hated women and LGBT+ people—and it’s all because of the capitalist system that wants to control our sexuality, argues Tomáš Tengely-Evans
At around 10pm on Thursday 15 June police stopped a car on the Woodcocks estate, near Tollgate Road, in Beckton, east London. Six days later a 25 year old man who had been travelling in the car was dead.
The left needs clarity in the Brexit debate. Dave Sewell argues that socialists should defend freedom of movement for migrants—and dump the bosses’ single market
The Bolsheviks backed national rights for oppressed groups as a way of overcoming ‘Greater Russian chauvinism’
The Grenfell Tower fire has exposed the deep inequality at the heart of Kensington and Chelsea.
Socialists must fight to defend and extend the right to free, safe and legal abortions
Beginning in the capital Petrograd, the revolution quickly convulsed the vast Russian empire in struggles
Are workers the most conservative? Tomáš Tengely-Evans argues the election results tell a different story
A catalogue of right wingers and rogues within the Labour Party want to work with the Tories and bosses.
It’s a myth that the Bolsheviks were repressive dictators. Open debate was central to their revolutionary method
Trade unionists, Labour Party members and campaigners spoke to Socialist Worker about how we can force the Tories from office.
Simon Basketter looks at the brutal history of British imperialism in Ireland and the long-standing relationship between the Tories and Unionist bigots
Fifty years ago Israel launched the Six Day War in a bid to shore up its relationship with the US and its murderous rule over Palestine, writes Nick Clark