So-called socialist regimes in eastern Europe were nothing of the kind
The Tory politicians and housing bosses responsible for the murder of 72 people in the Grenfell fire avoided the spotlight in the inquiry’s report last week
With huge anti-government movements erupting across the globe, Sadie Robinson looks the root cause of these protests and how these struggles have the potential to win
The horrific deaths of 39 people found in the back of a lorry in Essex brought back terrible memories for many refugees.
As disruption flares up around the globe, Simon Basketter looks at how the architecture of cities, institutions and the system is designed to dampen dissent—but how these can face a radical challenge from below
The Kurds once again find themselves under attack and under pressure from imperial powers
One hundred years ago Britain was gripped by huge workers’ struggles but also horrific race riots. Ken Olende looks at how the racist violence was unleashed—and how some of the left organised against it
Rebels from the Extinction Rebellion took over some of the most famous streets in London in a bid to force action on climate change.
As demonstrations again see a revolt in Haiti causing a crisis for the country’s rulers Gabby Thorpe looks at its turbulent history
Sadie Robinson reports from Doncaster and Barnsley on how bitter frustration at years of austerity and political failure have created the conditions for the right to benefit—but anger could also be pulled to the left
Tens of thousands of people will be occupying central London in October demanding action over climate change. Extinction Rebellion activists spoke to Sarah Bates about why the action matters—and how it’s making an impact
Mohandas Gandhi’s legacy continues to inspire activists today. Socialist Worker looks back at the tactics of the mass movement that kicked the British Empire out of India
Seventy years ago revolution in China threw off the rule of landlords and struck a blow to Western imperialism. But it wasn’t a socialist revolution, and its aims were not to put people in power, writes Tomáš Tengely-Evans
As the climate movement intensifies, Sarah Bates says a new book by activist and author Naomi Klein raises serious questions about what action can win a sustainable world
This time it really is the big one. Decades of struggles over the future of Royal Mail and the postal industry have all been leading towards this pitched battle.
There’s a been Tory party since the late 17th century—now it’s in severe crisis. Simon Basketter looks at what could cause the death of the party for those who are born to rule
Arms deals, generals and government officials will gather at the DSEI arms dealers’ conference in east London this week
A new book on the origins of Israel is welcome and useful, but flawed
Even the rich are waking up to the scale of the threat—or so it seems. But the logic of capitalism—to always maximise profits—means we can’t trust them.
Councils warehousing poor people in disused office blocks are now putting them in shipping containers.